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Hillary Zama

Ballet & Pointe

Hillary Zama began her training with Patricia Hoffman at Colorado Ballet Society in 2000. She joined Colorado Youth Ballet in 2003 for its first season and remained a company member until 2013. During her decade with CYB, she performed the title roles in The Firebird and Peter and the Wolf, as well as Sugar Plum Fairy and Spanish Lead in The Nutcracker. Hillary joined The Thorn tour as an Angel in 2011, 2012, and 2013 and in 2014 as Eve, performing a straps aerial routine. She placed 1st at Esther Geoffrey Young Dancers’ Scholarship Competition in 2006, 2008, and 2010 and earned a spot as a top 10 finalist at Denver Ballet Guild in 2009 and 2010.


Miss Hillary began her teaching career in 2006. While her focus is classical ballet, she has also taught broadway, contemporary, jazz, tap, and line dancing. Her roles at CBS have also included Praise Dance Ensemble manager as well as production manager. She has choreographed for both Colorado Youth Ballet and Connexus Dance Collective. She enjoys coaching dancers one-on-one to help prepare them for competitions, summer intensives, college programs, and professional careers. Hillary is thrilled to return to CBS for her 15th year of teaching! 


In addition to teaching, Hillary is the owner of Spruce Up, LLC, a professional organizing business in Colorado Springs, and is the author of a bestselling book on Amazon, Spruce Up: a Professional Organizer’s Guide for Your Home, Your Body, Your Life. She is also a Disney travel professional and loves planning magical vacations! 

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