Celebrate the Beat


On Monday, April 24th Registration will begin for all summer programming!

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 afterschool, Celebrate the Beat also provides the opportunity for students to perform their choreographed dance routines at renowned events, such as The Vail International Dance Festival

CTB Short FINAL from Pulse Studios on Vimeo.