Adult Dance Programs

You may be curious to try something new, or looking to rekindle a love for dance once lost to the demands of a busy schedule. Either way, Colburn has a number of courses for all adults.

Colburn offers adult ballet and tap classes for all levels, from the beginner student to the experienced dancer. Our faculty teach classes that will improve your technique while finding the joy in dance. Colburn’s adult classes are drop-in, so you are welcome to try a class any time.

Meet Our Faculty

Bertha Suarez Blankenship
Adult Ballet Instructor

A native of Cuba, Bertha danced professionally in principal roles for over 14 years/

Janet Edmunds Cohen
Ballet Instructor

Janet is a California native with more than 30 years of performance, commercial, choreographic, and teaching experience.

Tamsin Carlson
Chair, Modern and Creative Dance, Modern Dance Instructor

Tamsin Carlson is a graduate of the Arts Educational School, where she was awarded a college diploma, and London Contemporary Dance School, where she was awarded a diploma for her course work.

Johnnie Hobbs III
Tap Dance Instructor

Johnnie Hobbs III is a tap dancer, film director, teacher, performer, and coloring book collector.