lyrical jazz beginner | tuesdays @ 11am-12pm
ballet 101 | tuesdays @ 12-1pm
lyrical jazz intermediate | thursdays @ 11am-12pm
dancer’s stretch | thursdays @ 12-1pm
center barre | fridays @ 11am-12pm
industry jazz | fridays @ 12-1pm
Alex Bell has been dancing since the age of 3 at Encore Dance Studio (previously Dance Movement) and continuing on until she transitioned to an instructor. In addition, she has participated in summer intensives at Ballet Austin, American Ballet Theatre, The Rock School for Dance Education, Justin Giles’ SoulEscape intensive, and the EDGE Performing Arts Center. She was a finalist at the Denver Ballet Guild Scholarship Competition (2004, 2006). She has danced in Aurora Dance Arts production of “The Nutcracker” in the roles of Clara and Sugar Plum Fairy. As a young dancer in the Encore Dance Company, she won numerous scholarships at dance conventions and competitions including LA Dance Magic’s “Performer of the Weekend”, Miss Teen Onstage America, and many Top Overall High Scores. Professionally, she performed with the Boulder Ballet Company for their 2011 and 2012 seasons dancing in The Nutcracker, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Ballet In the Park, as well as many debut contemporary works from choreographers such as Chung-Fu Chang, Valerie Medonia, Peter Davison, Ana Claire, and Alex Davison. Her teaching experience began in 2005, and she has choreographed many concert and competition pieces in ballet, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, acrobatics, and contemporary, which have won choreography and technical precision awards. In addition to working with the Encore dancers for 12 wonderful years, she has been on faculty at the Boulder Ballet School, Mountainside Dance Academy. Alex is currently one of the main industry instructors at dance2b and has an enormous passion for teaching safe, efficient technique and bold artistry with a little splash of quirk. Join her weekly in one of her six classes on the schedule or make sure to take advantage of her expertise and enthusiasm at one the Mbali Luxury Dance Retreats at the d2b studios signature locations of the desert, the mountains, the beach and other urban or international locations.