Andrea Elmore Dance
Life through dance
At Andrea Elmore Dance School, dance isn't just a passion—it's a transformative force that has the power to change lives. Inspired by her own journey, Andrea Elmore recognized the profound impact that dance had on her life, leading her to pursue a career as a professional dancer in Colombia across various dance genres, from acrobatics to contemporary, ballet, and ballroom.
Driven by her dream of sharing the joy and benefits of dance with others, Andrea founded her dance school with a mission to make dance accessible to everyone, regardless of their skill level or background. Whether you're looking to pursue dance as a hobby or aspire to become a professional, Andrea believes there's a place for you at her school.
At Andrea Elmore Dance School, we understand that starting your dance journey can feel daunting, but we're here to guide and support you every step of the way. Our programs are designed to not only teach you the technical aspects of dance but also to nurture your creativity, confidence, and sense of community.
We believe that dance goes beyond just physical movement—it's a holistic experience that fosters emotional well-being, social connection, and personal growth. Through dance, you'll discover a newfound sense of self-expression, communication, and belonging that transcends barriers and enriches lives.
In addition to our in-person classes, we're committed to expanding access to dance education through online programs and affordable options for communities worldwide. We also provide support for talented individuals who may not have the resources to pursue their dreams of becoming dancers, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to experience the transformative power of dance.
When you choose Andrea Elmore Dance School, you're not just investing in dance classes—you're investing in a supportive community that believes in your potential and is dedicated to helping you achieve your dance goals. We promise to teach with honesty, integrity, and passion, providing you with the tools and guidance you need to thrive as a dancer and as a person.
Join us at Andrea Elmore Dance School and embark on a journey of self-discovery, growth, and joy through the art of dance. Together, let's make your dance dreams a reality.
Originally from Colombia, Andrea graduated from the Dance Institute Escuela de Artes (La E.D.A) in 2009. She then became part of the Carlos Franco Ballet in Barranquilla, where she immersed herself in popular Colombian rhythms and urban dance styles. Seeking further enrichment, she ventured to Cartagena de Indias in 2010 to delve into contemporary dance with a focus on choreography and pedagogy at the Colegio Del Cuerpo (eCdC), under the tutelage of directors Álvaro Restrepo and Marie France Delieuvin. Recognizing her talent, the Colombian Ministry of Culture awarded her a scholarship in 2012 to continue her professional development.
Throughout her journey, Andrea gained valuable experience as a contemporary dancer and instructor, contributing to various projects, and assuming managerial . She was honored to join the esteemed company El Cuerpo De Indias, dancing in national tours and festival events like La Cumbre de las Américas in 2012.
In 2013, Andrea earned her second scholarship from the Colombian Ministry of Culture, propelling her into collaboration with Master Carlos Jaramillo, revered as the Father of Contemporary Dance in Colombia. She further showcased her versatility by joining Triknia Dance Company, specializing in aerial silks and contemporary dance performances, including "La Esquina Desplazada."
In pursuit of broader horizons, Andrea relocated to the United States in 2016, embarking on an enriching internship at the Kauai Dance Center in Hawaii. There, she dedicated herself to mastering classical ballet, hula, and Tahitian dance forms. In 2017, she secured a coveted position at the Edward Morgan Ballet Company in New York City, where she honed her skills as a soloist.
Andrea realized her dream of leadership in 2019 by founding the Andrea Elmore Dance. Through her academy, she endeavors to foster an inclusive, pedagogical approach to dance, breaking down barriers and making dance more clear, easy, and accessible to all. She is dedicated to researching and sharing the profound impact of dance on society, culture, and individual lives, offering affordable programs to empower those most in need. Andrea invites you to join her on this inspiring journey of dance, where creativity knows no bounds and every step is a celebration of human expression and connection.
If you are looking at this page, it is because you know that you want to learn to dance, maybe you do not know how to start yet give us a call for free consultation. We will gladly explain how we can help you and what is the fastest way to start so that you achieve your dance goal.