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Turns, Leaps, and Splits 1

Turns, Leaps, and Splits 1

Come unlock the secret to learning those dance “tricks” you’ve always wanted to master. With the proper training and technique, anyone can conquer the art of impressive turns, powerful jumps, and amazing flexibility. This class will help dancers train the proper...
Intermediate Ballet

Intermediate Ballet

This class builds on the basic skills from Beginning Ballet. Students enrolled in Intermediate Ballet should understand the basic positions and terminology of ballet. In this course we will explore musicality and build on combinations that increase in difficulty. This...
Beginning Tap

Beginning Tap

This class will teach students the important art of tap dance. This musical theater staple is crucial to master and what better time to start than now? Students will be guided through the basic foundational steps and then taken through dances that explore their new...
Improv 1

Improv 1

Improv is a type of theatre in which the characters and story are made up in the moment, with a suggestion or idea to jump things off. In improv there are many theatrical games, some rules that make it all possible, and a whole lot of saying “yes” to others’ offers in...
Bust a Move Hip Hop

Bust a Move Hip Hop

Jump into Hip Hop dance with this upbeat camp! Personal style and confidence is the name of the game while dancers learn foundational hip hop steps and put together dances that will have their heartbeat high and their confidence higher. Come Bust a Move with...
Make a Musical

Make a Musical

This week long experience will take students through the process of developing their own mini musical! The campers will work together to develop a theme, a plot, and their individual characters. Watch as a few lines become a ballad, an honest exchange becomes a...

Katie Reid Milazzo

Katie is thrilled to be returning to her beautiful home state of Colorado after 15 years away performing and teaching professionally, and she is very excited to be joining PAA! National Tours: South Pacific (Nellie Forbush), 'S Wonderful (Jane), Annie (Ronnie Boylan). Regional: Last Five Years (Cathy), Marvelous Wonderettes (Missy), Princess and the Pea (Queen u/s), Land of Forgotten Toys (Queen), Full Monty (Pam), Ordinary Days (Claire), B’way: The Big Band Years (featured singer), Sweeney Todd, The Who's Tommy. BFA Musical Theater from The University of Oklahoma. In Chicago, Katie taught and directed at several performing arts programs, directing/music directing over 20 shows with ages K - 12. She especially loves working one on one with students and believes in the transformative power of theater for everyone!

 

McKensey Struzik

McKensey graduated from Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts with a BA in Acting and a Minor in Musical Theatre in 2016.  Since, she has taught children’s theatre at various studios in Virginia as well as in Colorado.  She has taught dance, private voice and group acting classes as well as choreographed, music directed many productions.  She has tap danced for 17 years and had the opportunity to study under tap dancers such as Savion Glover, Chloe Arnold, Maude Arnold, and Jason Janas.  She is thrilled to teach tap with PAA this year and can’t wait to get started.

Melanie Ware

Melanie has been with PAA as their Properties Master for six years and teaching classes for five. Melanie received her BA in Theatre from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs in May of 2016. Between Acting, Directing and Properties Design she has roughly 12 years of theatrical experience. Favorite PAA design credits include: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown!, Tarzan, Mary Poppins and The Addams Family.