Celebrate the Beat

Celebrate The Beat (CTB) provides the highest quality dance program for all children that improves their physical health and well being, inspires them to believe in themselves and  establishes a standard of excellence that impacts all aspects of their lives. CTB was founded by Tracy Straus in the belief that the arts have a unique power to engage children and motivate them toward excellence and is the Colorado associate of National Dance Institute.

The program was introduced in Eagle County in 2007 by Vail International Artistic Director Damian Woetzel.  The program and its participants have been thriving since then.

Number of participants: 725+ students

Ages: 6-13 years | 1st – 8th grade

Locations: Avon, Red Hill and June Creek Elementary Schools, Homestake Peak School, Berry Creek Middle School and Red Sandstone and Brush Creek Elementary Schools!

Contact: Kris Ashley at kris@ctbeat.org or 585.520.5442
In addition to providing classes during PwrHrs after school, Celebrate the Beat also provides the opportunity for students to perform their choreographed dance routines at renowned events, such as the Vail Dance Festival.

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