“Classic Dancers” is CDA’s performing and competing company. Established in 2011 and led by the amazing Heather Marsh-Schieck as company director, our company continues to flourish with top awarded dancers and routines year after year. For serious dance students only! Being a company dancer is an opportunity to further your dance education and gain experience with convention training, competitions and performances. Company requires a full commitment to the team and dedication all year long. Company season runs early August through end of May, dancers are accepted by audition only. Auditions generally held the 2nd week of June. Dancers are required to train at Classic Dance Academy for the full 10 months of the season. Mandatory parent informational meeting required, meeting in mid-May prior to the coming season.
**CDA offers serious ballet students the opportunity to compete in ballet competitions such as Youth America Grand Prix, Denver Ballet Guild Young Dancers Scholarship Competition, World Ballet Competition and more. These dancers do not have to be on company and must be approved through the ballet department, please contact Director Michelle Dolighan-Rodenbeck for more info.
“A Classic Performance” is our rewarding year ending showcase where every registered student has the opportunity to participate. Parents can see the valuable training provided during the year presented on stage, in full costume. Student sign up in early February and requires a participation fee, dances prepared in class time. “A Classic Performance” also includes a ballet production for our serious ballet students. The ballet production requires an audition and participation fee, students must be registered with CDA for the entire length of the production. Rehearsals are scheduled outside of class time. Tickets are an extra charge.
“The Nutcracker” is an opportunity for students ages 3+ to be part of a traditional ballet and experience an added opportunity to be on stage as part of a magical holiday favorite. This ballet production requires an audition and participation fee, students must be registered with CDA for the entire length of the production. Auditions are held the second weekend of September, performances are the first or second weekend of December. Rehearsals are scheduled outside of class time. Tickets are an extra charge.