Beginning the last week of March 2020, we’ll be taking a nimble step into cyberspace to keep the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD) community active, connected, and uplifted during the COVID19 pandemic. The teaching artists of CPRD are about to launch Cyber Dance 2020, a range of online education options.
CPRD’s Cyber Dance 2020 begins an ongoing series of classes and movement activities, serving all ages and levels of ability. Live Academy classes will be conducted over Zoom and are $10 per household. We understand that each of you are in unique financial situations, so for these pre-recorded class options we have installed “Pick Your Price”, allowing you to support our artists and your own health and well-being at a price that works for you. Any questions contact Amelia Dietz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Considering the thousands of metro-area Elementary, Middle School, and High school students who receive dance instruction through the CPRD Educational Outreach programs, the CPRD Cyber Dance 2020 program will also be able to share links with our school partners during school shutdowns. Contact Shelby Jarosz at email@example.com if you are an educator interested in these services.
To access Cyber Dance 2020 first click below, check out our classes, then head to the Purchase Classes tab and purchase as many classes (or links) as you and your family would like!
The MSU Denver Dance major is unique in its versatility and in its partnership with Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD). CPRD is recognized worldwide for their dynamic cross-cultural curriculum, community engagement, innovative choreography, and promotion of American dance heritage. In this exciting program, CPRD’s mission of social transformation through dance and MSU Denver’s academic rigor and focus on real-world experience converge.
The dance curriculum includes coursework in modern, jazz, ballet, hip-hop, tap, world dance forms, world dance history and culture, community-based dance practices, somatics and anatomy, pedagogy, improvisation, choreography, contemporary dance and interdisciplinary performance, movement analysis, dance production, and arts administration. The Dance Program allows students to combine their interest in dance with other fields, taking classes in non-profit management, teaching or arts administration, among others. The program will utilize service learning, field experience, and internship programs to enrich students’ learning and to foster a connection between MSU and its student body and the Denver community. We aim to prepare students for their future in dance and beyond, supporting their specific career and educational goals through concrete learning experiences and creative exploration.
The entrance is located directly across from the Thomas W. Bean Towers between Cleveland Place and Washington Street.
Please click on the “Class Schedule/Sign-In” Button above and register all of those who are TAKING class.
The Academy opens Monday-Friday at 4:00pm and on Saturdays at 8:00am. We are closed on Sundays.
There are 3 ways you can sign up for classes:
a) Download the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance App from the App Store
b) Click a “Class Schedule/Sign-In” button above
c) Visit the Academy Desk after 4:00pm Monday-Friday and from 8:00am-2:15pm on Saturdays.
We have a Creative Dance Class for children ages 1-2 and their parents on Saturdays from 8:45- 9:30am.
See the buttons at the top of the page for our registration portal. Once you fill that out, we’ll give you a call to complete the registration.
Yes, please refer to our class schedule.
We have a drop-in policy, you may take classes whenever you like and need not commit to a specific series. You may purchase a 10-class bundle for a savings.
We only charge you for classes you attend.
Yes! For ISDI Kids Camps you can register two children for one week for $550.00, or for both weeks at $1,000.
For Ballet: Leotard, tights, ballet slippers, hair pulled back.
For Zumba: Workout clothes, clean sneakers
For All Other Classes: Comfortable clothing, hair pulled back, no jewelry