Rocky Mountain School of the Arts Studio A

#TMYK: Rocky Mountain School of the Arts is a State-of-the-Art Facility

It may be hard to believe, but Rocky Mountain School of the Arts in small town Cody, Wyoming is a State-of-the-Art Facility. The studio is comprised of 3 separate dance studios, a specialized dancers stretching area, observation windows & video streaming of dance classes, foot showers, changing rooms, one music room with 2 pianos (one […]

Rocky Mountain School of the Arts Contemporary Dance

#TMYK: Difference Between Contemporary & Modern Dance

Frequently, I am asked to explain the difference between Modern dance and Contemporary dance. One of my dance professors in college, Dr. Sandra Cerny Minton, wrote several books in regards to Modern dance. In her book, Modern Dance, Body & Mind, she states “The philosophy behind modern dance allows considerable freedom to the dancer.” Modern […]

Executive Director, Elizabeth Fernandez hired to Choreograph

Elizabeth Fernandez, Executive Director and Founder of Rocky Mountain School of the Arts and Rocky Mountain Dance Theatre in Cody, Wyoming recently returned from a trip to Pensacola, Florida. Fernandez was chosen as one of four choreographers to set a piece for the University of West Florida Theatre Department’s upcoming UWF Dance Ensemble performance in […]

Executive Director Completes Bolshoi Training

For over 240 years, The Bolshoi Ballet Academy has had a rich history of training many of the world’s greatest ballet dancers, choreographers, educators, scholars, and now RMSA/RMDT’s very own Elizabeth Fernandez is one of them! Three summers ago Elizabeth, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Rocky Mountains School of the Arts and Rocky Mountain Dance […]

Executive Director Accepted to Bolshoi Teachers Training

Last Spring Elizabeth Fernandez, applied to attend a world-renowned training through the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, and was accepted. Founded more than 240 years ago, the Bolshoi Ballet Academy has a rich history of training many of the world’s greatest ballet dancers, choreographers, educators and scholars. Its curriculum is respected internationally for a focus on musicality, […]