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ABOUT US

Nicole Kahre, the owner of SPARKDTTP, has spent 20 years teaching dance at an elite level and studying the science behind all technical skills. Seeing a need for students and teachers to delve deeper into the anatomy of dance, and through years of research, Nicole developed a teacher training program that has proven results. The SPARK program ensures the breakdown of unfailing fundamentals necessary to succeed.

 

Teachers and students acquire refined dance skills as they focus on strength, alignment, injury prevention, power, and flexibility, in a carefully calculated layout. The teacher training program includes; training materials, online videos, individualized class plans and annual access to feedback and follow-up from Nicole. A unique combination of techniques is taught to make any team stronger regardless of the competition level.

MEET THE OWNER

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Nicole has been teaching at the nationally acclaimed studio, Michelle Latimer Dance Academy since 1998. After graduating high school, Nicole moved to Los Angeles to pursue a professional dance career. She was featured in a Mellow Yellow commercial along with training and performing with the industries top choreographers. Nicole was seen on billboards and in People Magazine for a dance campaign in 1999.

 

After moving back to Colorado, she was the director and choreographer of the Denver Nuggets Dance Team. Nicole has received numerous awards for outstanding choreography and loves working with kids of all ages and levels.  Many of her students are working in the industry and have danced with artists such as Justin Timberlake, Usher, Beyoncé' and much more. Some have also been seen on, So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing with the Stars, Super Bowl halftime performances, and the Grammy Awards.

In 2000, Nicole joined forces with Brian Friedman, Creative Director of The X Factor UK and The X Factor USA, to help form Be Free Productions dance conventions. Nicole has worked with many high school and college teams both locally and nationally.  She has been the technique coach for multiple 4A & 5A State Champions and top 3 in the nation pom and dance programs since 2006.

MEET THE TEAM

Andrea Mancera

Andrea Mancera

Mini Instructor

Avery Williams

Avery Williams

Juniors Coach & Mini Instructor

Carolina Perez

Carolina Perez

Technique Teacher & Mini Instructor

Hillary Johnson

Hillary Johnson

Mini Instructor

Jana Datteri

Jana Datteri

Technique Teacher

Kenna Matticks

Kenna Matticks

Mini Instructor

Lisbel Woods

Lisbel Woods

Junior Raptors Comp Team Coach

Peyton Book

Peyton Book

Technique Teacher

Savannah Nelson

Savannah Nelson

Technique Teacher

Antoinette Golesh

Antoinette Golesh

Junior Program Director & Juniors Coach

Brooklyn Goodwin

Brooklyn Goodwin

Technique Teacher

Desiree Sullivan

Desiree Sullivan

Junior Raptors Comp Team Coach

Isabella Cameron

Isabella Cameron

Mini Instructor

Jessa Jenov

Jessa Jenov

Junior Wolves Comp Team Coach

Laetizia Ybarra

Laetizia Ybarra

Mini Assistant

Madison Mayorga

Madison Mayorga

Mini Instructor

Rose Gilliard

Rose Gilliard

Juniors Coach

Sophia Rose

Sophia Rose

Juniors Coach

Antonia Davis

Antonia Davis

Technique Teacher & Mini Instructor

Brynna Goodwin

Brynna Goodwin

Technique Teacher & Mini Instructor

Gianna Lucarelli

Gianna Lucarelli

Mini Instructor

Jade Fisher

Jade Fisher

Juniors Coach

Kailie Herrera

Kailie Herrera

Juniors Coach

Lesly Gully

Lesly Gully

Mini Instructor

Megan Mehl

Megan Mehl

Mini Program Director, Mini Instructor, & Admin

Ryleigh Chapman

Ryleigh Chapman

Technique Teacher

Yana Baravik

Yana Baravik

Junior Wolves Comp Team Coach & Technique Teacher

Meet the Team
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