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ESB is proud to host a Summer Intensive featuring Jennifer Grace, Principal Dancer with the Colorado Ballet and ESB Artist-in-Residence.

June 17-21, 2024
Intermediate (Ages 10-12) 9:00-12:00
Advanced (Age 13 and up) 12:00-4:00
At the ESB Studios

Spaces are limited and will be filled on a first come-first served basis.
Click here to register!

Jennifer Grace, an accomplished ballet dancer, began her captivating journey in the scenic landscapes of Bozeman, Montana. Her passion for ballet blossomed under the tutelage of The Dance Center until she was 13, followed by intensive training at The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia, and further refinement at the Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy upon returning to the United States.

In July of 2013, Jennifer joined the notable Tulsa Ballet Second Company, marking the beginning of a remarkable ascent in her career. Her talent and dedication were quickly recognized, leading to her swift rise through the ranks, she was promoted to Corps de Ballet within months. Her debut season showcased her extraordinary talent, portraying iconic roles such as Hermia and Titania in Christopher Wheeldon's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and captivating audiences as Aurora in "Sleeping Beauty.”

Jennifer's artistry continued to flourish, earning her the position of Soloist in 2017. Her performances epitomized grace, precision, and an undeniable stage presence. In 2020, she embarked on a new and pivotal chapter, joining the esteemed Colorado Ballet as a Soloist. Her arrival marked a significant milestone in her career, further solidifying her reputation as a distinguished and versatile dancer. Her exceptional talent and dedication swiftly led to her elevation to the prestigious role of Principal Dancer in October 2021, solidifying her as a luminous figure in the ballet realm.


Among Jennifer Grace's unforgettable performances are her portrayals of iconic roles such as Odette/Odile in "Swan Lake," Giselle and Myrtha in "Giselle," Juliet in Derek Deane's "Romeo and Juliet," Marguerite in Val Caniparoli’s "Lady of the Camellias," and the enchanting Cinderella in Ben Stevenson's "Cinderella."

Offstage, Jennifer remains dedicated to mentoring young dancers, sharing her expertise, and nurturing the next generation of ballet talent. She began teaching adult ballet in Tulsa and conducted summer intensives with The Dance Center in 2019 and 2021 and Evergreen School of Ballet in 2023. Her commitment to imparting knowledge and expertise extends beyond borders, as she currently serves as Guest Faculty with The Boston Ballet Summer Intensive since 2022, inspiring and guiding young dancers in their pursuit of excellence. Her unwavering commitment to her craft, coupled with her vibrant spirit, establishes her as an iconic presence both on and off the stage.

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