Owner and Director
Barbara Olsen’s philosophy is to teach children to love dance while learning to execute proper techniques and develop talent all with a positive attitude.
She has choreographed many children ballets and is the only teacher to present a full length Nutcracker Ballet with children as young as three.
Mrs. Olsen comes from a long history in ballet. She was taught by William Christensen, the founder of Ballet West. Barbara was a ballet major at the University of Utah. Her teachers include William Christensen, Bene Arnold, Gordon Paxman, Mattelin Gavers, Al Gilbert, Roland Butler.
Her students have received scholarships around the country including University of Utah.
Ballet/Pas De Duex Instructor
Jazz and Contemporary