Artistic Director, Student Company Director, Dance Instructor
Mindy grew up in a studio environment, beginning her training at her mother's studio, Concert Dance Conservatory, (CDC), at the age of 3. She trained for over 15 years in the disciplined studio environments of CDC, Dance Movement and Denver Contemporary Dance, where she devoted intensive study to ballet (Cecchetti), pointe, jazz, tap, lyrical and modern, (Graham & Horton). She studied with instructors such as Debbie Marcus, Brian Manning, Paula Morgan, Kenneth Green, Thomas Dixon, Debbie Mercer, and Franca Telesio Smith, among others. She also attended two summer intensives at DTDT, where she had the privilege of studying with Prof. James Clouser. Mindy began modeling and dancing professionally at the age of 8 and went on to dance professionally with local companies such as Davis Contemporary Dance, Louder Than Words Dance Theater and Legacy Dance Ensemble in her adult life.
Mindy began teaching dance in 1994. She has taught for multiple local studios and organizations over the past 22 years, including, but not limited to, Concert Dance Conservatory, The Academy of Colorado Ballet, Belliston Academy of Ballet, Sweatshop Dance, Denver Dance Center, Denver Ballet Theater, Kim Robards Dance, Regis University and Classical Ballet of Colorado. She is also regularly invited to teach as a guest artist master instructor for local studios, schools, and professional dance companies.
In addition to her professional dance experience, Mindy has a musical theater background with credits that include leading roles in local productions. Her off-stage credits include choreography projects for the MACC, Performance Now, Front Range Music Theater, Augustana Arts, Castle Rock Players, Rock Canyon High School, Smoky Hill High School and Douglas County High School. Mindy is incredibly excited to begin her second season with Northridge Dance Center and her first season as Artistic Director at NDC.
Northridge Dance Center, 2360 Montebello Square Dr. Ste D, Colorado Springs, CO 80918; Tel: 719-632-7665