SUMMER 2020, BALLET INTENSIVE
JENNIFER GRACE TAVARD
Jennifer, born and raised in Bozeman, Montana,
Started her early training at The Dance Center!
June 29-July 2, Monday through Thursday
July 6-9, Monday through Thursday
Advanced Ballet is 10am-12:30pm.
Intermediate Ballet is 12:45pm-3pm.
Advanced Ballet is $225 per week for TDC students,
$275 if not a TDC student.
Intermediate Ballet is $200 per week for TDC students,
$250 if not a TDC student.
After training at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia, she returned to the United States and trained at Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy in Southern California for four years. In 2012, Jennifer competed in the Youth America Grand Prix in New York. She was a top 12 winner in her division out of a field of thousands from around the world who vie for a spot in that competition. Another of her outstanding achievements is that out of over 2,200 applicants from Southern California schools, she took the top prize in ballet at the annual Music Center Spotlight Awards and performed at The Kennedy Center. Her repertoire includes In The Middle Somewhat Elevated (Forsythe), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Wheeldon), Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella, The Nutcracker (Angelini) and The Sleeping Beauty (Angelini), as well as Balanchine’s Serenade and Walpurgisnacht. She has also worked with choreographers such as Ashley Page, Adam Hougland, Young Soon Hue, Ma Cong, and Luciano Cannito. After seven seasons with Tulsa Ballet, Jennifer is excited to for her first season at Colorado Ballet as a Soloist.