Do you love music and movement? The Dance Program at Colorado Academy provides opportunities in a variety of dance genres for students at all levels of interest and experience.
Our students develop skills in collaboration, perseverance, creativity, and communication through movement. Performance opportunities occur throughout the year.
Dance at CA
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Our youngest students incorporate Music classes with dance to tell stories through active movement including the exploration of dance, rhythm, and body movement. Grade level groups present Spring performances.
Middle School students have the opportunity to participate in styles such as Pop/Rock Tap, Jazz/Hip Hop, Ballet, and Dance for Musical Theater.
Oklahoma City University - BPA Jacksonville University - MFA At CA Since: 2018
Melissa Zaremba has been resident choreographer and dance instructor at CA since 2018, and in 2022, added theater to her Upper School and Middle School teaching responsibilities. She holds a BPA in Dance from Oklahoma City University and an MFA in Choreography from Jacksonville University. She has performed in more than 30 union productions across the country, including eight years as a Radio City Rockette and in the first national tour of 42nd Street. She is an award-nominated choreographer who has worked in Chicago, Atlanta, Colorado, and Off-Broadway. Zaremba has served in the Adjunct Faculty of dance in the Musical Theater programs at Columbia College (Chicago), Roosevelt University (Chicago), and Abilene Christian University (Texas). She has taught for institutions across the country, including the Rockette Experience and Summer Intensives (as seen on MTV) at the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Zaremba recently returned to her home state of Colorado after 14 years in Chicago.