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Revolution Dancers Get Their “Thriller” on for Boo at the Zoo

November 20, 2018 @ 8:02 am

In October, visitors to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs were once again entertained by dances from Revolution Dance Academy (RDA), who performed their version of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” at the popular Boo at the Zoo. Decked out as zombies and other creatures of the night, the performance has become a tradition for RDA. The dancers spend weeks rehearsing and …

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RDA DANCERS PERFORM AT ANNUAL WHAT IF… FESTIVAL

September 25, 2018 @ 11:55 am

On Saturday, September 8, 2018, Revolution Dance Academy’s Performing Arts Ensemble (PAE) took the stage at the “What If… Festival of Innovation & Imagination” in downtown Colorado Springs. As one of the studios invited by Colorado Springs Dance Theatre to participate, RDA Sparklers, Firecrackers, Youth Company, and Company dancers performed in the outdoor amphitheater at the Pikes Peak Center before …

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Welcome Back Dancers – Fall 2018!!!

August 30, 2018 @ 6:10 pm

August 2018 kicks off Revolution Dance Academy’s 8th season — and we are already Rev’d Up and jam-packed with activities! Even before the annual kick-off studio barbeque, students had the opportunity to participate in master classes taught by renowned professional dancers, Ashley Valerio (So You Think You Can Dance) and Sharon Wehner (former principal dancer with Colorado Ballet). More exciting …

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2018 Summer Dance Schedule and Intensives Announced

May 17, 2018 @ 10:39 am

Summer is almost here – LET’S DANCE! Revolution Dance Academy is pleased to announce its summer schedule, beginning with a week-long Ballet Intensive, June 11-15 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., featuring guest master class instructors from Colorado Ballet – Sharon Wehner, Principal Dancer & Kevin Gael Thomas, Principal Dancer. Classes are for ages 8 to adults – all levels …

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Special Mother’s Day Ballet Performance: Take Me to Neverland

May 7, 2018 @ 6:35 pm

Revolution Dance Academy is pleased to announce this year’s ballet production – “Take Me to Neverland”! Our PAE Ballet Company dancers have been rehearsing since January and are excited to bring their story to life on stage this Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 13, 2018 – Doherty High School (4515 Barnes Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80917) – at 1:00 p.m. …

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RDA Dancers, Teachers and Choreographers Earn Top Awards at Dance Educators of America

April 3, 2018 @ 9:22 am

Revolution Dance Academy’s Performing Arts Ensemble (PAE) officially kicked off the 2018 competition season at Dance Educators of America (DEA) in Westminster, CO. It was their first mandatory competition of the year and for some dancers, the first time they performed their new pieces on stage. It was also the first time PAE’s group routines were performed. You all danced …

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RDA Dancers Participate In Master Classes And Scholarship Competitions

March 17, 2018 @ 9:57 am

It was another opportunity to dance, learn, and even receive a scholarship. Every year, the Colorado Springs Dance Theatre (CSDT) invites all intermediate and above level dance students, ages 11-18 within the Pikes Peak Region, to apply to compete in the following two competitions: The Jazz Master Class & Scholarship Competition and the Esther Geoffrey Young Dancers’ Scholarship Competition. The …

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Performing Arts Ensemble Ignites The Dance Floor At Community Events

March 15, 2018 @ 6:26 am

RDA’s Performing Arts Ensemble (PAE) recently had the honor of performing at various events in Colorado Springs. The studio was asked to be part of the halftime show as the United States Air Force Academy Falcons (USAFA) basketball team took on the Colorado State University Rams (CSU) on February 6 at Clune Arena. Dancers from Bottle Rockets, Sparklers, Firecrackers, Youth …

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2018 Season Kicks Off Early For Some RDA Competitive Dancers

March 13, 2018 @ 9:18 am

As Revolution Dance Academy prepared for its first mandatory competition of 2018, several dancers attended optional competitions to perform their solos, duets, and small groups. Those competitions included: Youth America Grand Prix, (YAGP), Celebrity, and Artists Simply Human (ASH). RDA dancers shined on stage once again, taking home several trophies and accolades in their age divisions, categories and overall high …

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Book Featuring Revolution Dance Academy Dancer Arrives at Stores and Online

January 22, 2018 @ 11:33 am

Revolution Dance Academy PAE Company dancer, Gabriella Rae, is featured in an extraordinary new book, Dance Across the USA. Gabi was selected from a pool of several thousand dancers who auditioned for the book which hit stores in December 2017. In the summer of 2016, Master Photographer Jonathan Givens embarked on an epic journey spanning 50 states in 90 days, …

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“There comes a moment in a young artist’s life when he knows he has to bring something to the stage from within himself. He has to put in something in order to be able to take something out.”

— Mikhail Baryshnikov