Faculty

Faculty

We have a highly qualified and committed faculty with extensive backgrounds from prestigious universities, dance schools and the professional dance world. Our faculty looks at its role as being an instrument of God’s will for the place that dance has in its students’ lives. To that end, the faculty works as a team discussing how to invigorate the overall training process and individual students as they follow their dance path, be it physical, emotional, artistic or spiritual.

They are committed to furthering their knowledge and education in the constantly changing field of dance and dance science, regularly attending teaching seminars and nationally, as well as internationally, renowned syllabi training, researching and keeping current on the latest dance science publications, and meeting regularly to train, share and coordinate knowledge for a unified curriculum that provides consistency and confidence for the students.

Pioneers for ATTD who have served faithfully and consistently bringing you and your dancer’s their best are: 

 

Jeri EwingStudio Owner and Ballet and Pointe instructor.

Jeri  was led to open A Time To Dance in the fall of 2011 to bless Monument and other surrounding communities.   We offer exceptional dance training with an emphasis on a wholesome view of self and how dance can add to your well-being.  Jeri is a native Californian who primarily trained in Northern California and Queensland, Australia.  Living out her faith with love for others is paramount to ATTD and the families we serve.

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Anna Bridge – Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Contemporary, Variations instructor and choreographer.

Anna Sofia Bridge grew up in Los Alamos, New Mexico, where she received her early training at New Mexico Dance Theater. Anna continued her study of dance at the School for Classical & Contemporary Dance at Texas Christian University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BFA in Ballet and Modern Dance and a minor in Arts Administration. Since moving to Denver in 2012, Anna has performed professionally with Zikr Dance Ensemble, BRIAH Danse and Dawson|Wallace Dance Project. Besides performing, Anna’s passion for dance lies in teaching and empowering young dancers with healthy training and choreography opportunities. She currently is on faculty at A Time To Dance and Colorado Ballet Academy.

 

Holly Marble – Head Ballet and Pointe instructor and choreographer.

Holly Marble, a native of Colorado Springs, graduated with an award for academics and dance from the National Academy of Arts in Champaign, IL. During her 10 year career with Nevada Ballet Theatre, she rose quickly to the rank of Principal Dancer, dancing a wide repertoire of classical, contemporary and original works. With Nevada Ballet Theatre, Marble toured extensively throughout the country as a performer while also serving as company manager. Ms. Marble has taught and choreographed for schools across the United States. At the Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre she served as Director and Principal Teacher. It was there that her efforts were recognized with an award for excellence in teaching. Ms. Marble believes it is a powerful and fulfilling endeavor to mentor young artists to understand how the art of dance can contribute to the greater community through individual expressions of grace. She has studied anatomy and kinesiology, is certified in Pilates, and has attended numerous courses in dance pedagogy. She is committed to understanding the most current developments in dance science attending course at IADMS, Leading Edge Dance and several Level 1 and 2 workshops with Lisa Howell. Holly is passionate about sharing this knowledge with her students, ensuring safe physical development and injury prevention.

 

Valerie Hurter – Tap instructor

 

 

 

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Keegan Ewing Breakdance and Hip Hop instructor.

Keegan Ewing grew up in Colorado as the youngest of eight children. He was home schooled until the age of 17 when he began attending The Classical Academy’s College Pathways program where he excels in mathematics, biology, and English. He has trained in dance since he was five years old, beginning with ballet technique and then moving into tap, hip hop, swing, ballroom, musical theatre, and BBoy a few years later. He found his passion in Break-dance when he was 14 and continually seeks out instruction from others to bring new and innovative moves to his students.   In an effort to know how to instruct his students well, Keegan has completed Lisa Howell’s Level I & II workshops.   Besides going to college,  teaching, and continuing his dance training,  Keegan is also an accomplished musician and is always practicing on his drum set.

 

Emma GriffinAdoration Student Ministries  leader and Pavlova ballet instructor.

Emma Griffin has been dancing since she was three years old and has loved it since her first class. With classical ballet being her favorite, she also enjoys worship, contemporary and musical theater. She lives in Colorado Springs with her family in which she is the youngest of four children, is home schooled, and enjoys her studies. When Emma is not dancing, she enjoys being with her family and choreographing dances. Emma is indescribably blessed by the opportunity to share her love and passion for dancing with her students, and aspires to encourage and inspire each and every one of them!

 

Emma StackhousePre-School and Tamara ballet instructor.

I was born in Norfolk, Virginia and grew up there with my parents Megan and Bill, and my three older sisters. At the age of eight I started training regularly with Ballet Virginia International in ballet, jazz, and modern. At age twelve my family moved to Colorado Springs and I came to A Time To Dance where I have been for the last four years. I have been taking ballet and contemporary, performing in the Nutcracker and spring shows, and have also participated in summer intensives at A Time To Dance as well as the Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival and the Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive. I began teaching at A Time To Dance as an assistant two years ago, and was given my own class last year. This is my second year teaching independently and I am very excited to watch my students continue to grow. It is very rewarding to see hard work pay off in class, and I love learning from my students, I cannot wait to share this year with them.

Julie LehrerMusical Theatre and Acting instructor.

Ms. Ginger Allen

 

Ginger Allen Private voice instructor.

Ginger Allen is an established vocal coach in the Denver Metro area.

Ginger holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance. As a young, teenage artist, she trained with Janet Jackson’s producer while composing and falling in love with “soul” music. She then took to the road with those original compositions and raised money for Easter Seals on live telethons. In college, she learned to sing arias in French, German, and Italian while studying with the lead tenor of the Colorado Opera. Pulling from her training and theatre involvement, Ginger loves to work with students interested in singing Broadway selections. She is currently receiving master level training from Brett Manning, Jamie Vendera and Renee Grant Williams who are considered some of Nashville’s top vocal coaches.

She has performed for T.V. infomercials, Daystar Television Network as well as various radio commercials. She has also had the opportunity to do voice-overs for children’s books. In the recent past, she has been the vocal coach for the Air Force Academy Show Choir.

Ginger loves to teach private voice lessons and has done so for 23 years. She loves to take a student who likes to sing and grow them into a performer who can create artistry with excellent tools of grounded, vocal technique. She currently has 2 students who are signed with agents/producers in Nashville and L.A.

Phone # is: 303 913 9378
ginger.vocalcoach@yahoo.com

 

Together we assure you that we will continue to grow in our knowledge of how to serve the dance community with our best.

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