With a huge artistic community in Durango, dance is not left out of the mix. Durango Dance, Ballet Durango, and Bella Dance Studio all offer high quality classes to an array of ages and experience levels.
Durango Dance’s Studio Director Miriam Morgan produces classes with 5 other teachers. Plié Playschool for preschoolers is a program for play based learning through movement. Elevé offers a variety of dance classes like tap/jazz, ballet, and contemporary/hip-hop for different ages groups from 4 to 14. The Relevé class is for adults with core flex, barre, modern, and ballet choices. Upcoming classes include baby & me yoga and a glow barre sensory experience. They even have opportunities sprouting up in Mancos! Read more about their upcoming classes here: http://www.durangodance.com/
Ballet Durango coincides their ballet classes with the 9-R school district schedule, with two semesters. Frances Rosser Taylor, Director, oversees a multitude of jazz, tap, contemporary, pointe, lyrical, and musical theater dance classes. The highly trained faculty teach both during the school year and summer intensive programs in both of the studio’s locations. Check out more on their website here: http://www.balletdurango.com/
Bella Dance Studio offers regular classes as well as auditions for spots on their award-winning performance teams. From jazz, ballet, and tap to hip-hop, contemporary, and lyrical styles, there are options for everyone 3 years and older. The performance teams range from 7-18 years old and travel to places like Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Denver, and Phoenix. Owner and Artistic Director Dani Scarfiotti-Rosado and staff have all been through rigorous training to ensure education through all classes. See more on their site: https://belladancestudio.com/
All three companies offer an amazing learning and fitness openings for all ages and skill levels. Whether performing locally or in competition, or just dancing for fun, these teachers are ready for you. Please let us know if you have any questions about Durango’s activities.