About Us

At Elite, we provide a family environment that creates positive lifetime memories for EVERYONE who visits us – our dancers, their families and our staff.

Our Values Put Your Family First

Respect, Quality, Innovation, Honesty, Positive Lifetime Memories, Passion, Enthusiasm, Commitment & Integrity

Here, You Matter.

Meet Our Rock Star Staff!

Alexa, Instructor

Alexa is originally from Long Island, New York and relocated to Broomfield in August 2016! She grew up in ballet, lyrical, tap and jazz classes. In middle school, Alexa discovered her passion for musical theatre and musical theatre dance! She has choreographed, directed, and produced numerous productions in schools, community theatres and colleges. Alexa graduated from The State University of New York at Geneseo with a degree in Communicative Disorders and Sciences and Musical Theatre and got her Master's Degree from Columbia University. She currently works as a speech therapist during the day and loves spending her evenings with the Elite Family! When not dancing or teaching, she loves doing crafts, hiking and singing!

Ana, Instructor & CORE Director

Ana is from Colorado and grew up here her entire life. She has been dancing since she was 2. She has danced competitively since she was 6. She danced for Tremaine, and her Varsity High School Poms team. She was a dance major in college at Colorado Mesa University as well as on the Poms team. Professionally she danced for the Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse team called The Wild Bunch. She has been teaching since she was 14 and loves all styles of dance, and can teach all ages as well.

Brandy, Business Operations Manager

Brandy has been dancing in Colorado since the age of three. She grew up doing studio dance in Golden, Colorado and poms at Golden High School. She went on to dance for the University of Colorado Boulder for two years and has been a Dream Project member for seven seasons. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a degree in business administration and accounting and has her physical education teaching license as well. She currently works full time for Elite Dance Academy. Brandy says, "Elite can fulfill the dreams of any dancer, teacher or other staff member!! It fills my soul and through Elite I have met so many incredible women that I now call my life-long best friends!"

Jen, Customer Astonishment Representative

When Jen is not at Elite, she is a 5th grade teacher, as well as a proud mother and wife. A Colorado native, Jen received her undergraduate degrees from the University of Colorado and her Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Elite is like a second home for Jen, as her oldest daughter took her first class here 10 years ago. When she is not at Elite, she loves walking her dog and being with her family.

Kayla, Instructor & Diamonds Director

Kayla has been dancing since she could walk. Competing in competitions since she was 6. Kayla has danced and choreographed for different artist, shows, and teams. She was a dancer for the show "The Big Green Rabbit", was a Colorado Crushable dancer for the Colorado Crush football team, a current member of Dream Project Dance Company, and many more. When Kayla is not dancing, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exploring, camping, and many other activities. She couldn't be more excited to be a part of Elite Dance Academy!

Lisa, Owner/Founder & Visionary

Lisa has been dancing for twenty-six years. Lisa has been instructing students' dance for the past eighteen years. She has taught at dance studios throughout Colorado and the surrounding states. She has choreographed for several high school pom pon and dance squads as well as college squads. Lisa has a substantial professional performance background as well. She was a Denver Nuggets Dance Team member for four years and she directed the team in her final season during a playoff year. She was a Denver Broncos cheerleader for three seasons and in her final year she performed at Superbowl 32. Lisa has continued to participate as a judge for the Denver Nuggets Dance Team auditions and has taught master technique classes for the team. Lisa is also still involved with the Denver Broncos cheerleaders and has been a technical judge during their auditions in past seasons. Lisa's performing credits include dancing in the Las Vegas Revue “Pizzazz” for a season run. She also performed as a core dancer in the Denver Center Theater production of Star Fever in the Space Theater. Lisa has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Lisa practiced public accounting for 8 years as a CPA prior to opening Elite in 2003. She has owned and operated the studios since 2003. In 2015, she founded Camp Telaphiba, an overnight summer dance retreat for dancers ages 10-18 from all over the country and world. Lisa is living in Denver with her husband, Chris, their two sons, John David and Chase and their dogs, Dax and Zoe.

Meghan, Instructor & Events

Meghan grew up dancing in the mountains of Summit County, Colorado. Meghan fell in love with dance and began performing and competing at an early age. Meghan is trained in the dance styles of jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, modern, tap, and hip-hop. Meghan has been on staff at Elite Dance Academy since 2010 and is currently a Master Teacher, Performance Team Director, Nutcracker choreographer, Special Events Coordinator and Community Liason. Meghan graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a Bachelor of Arts in communication. Meghan is currently a dancer and board member of Dream Project Dance Company, a local non-profit in the Denver area.

Monica, Instructor

Monica Weller is currently studying for her Master Fine Arts Degree in Dance Performance at CU Boulder. She graduated from Northern Illinois University with her Bachelor Fine Arts Degree in Dance Performance in 2011. Monica recently moved here from Chicago, IL and is loving her dance program and the beautiful scenery. Monica performed with Interweave Dance Theatre as part of Boulder Jazz Dance this past August. Before moving to Colorado Monica was the rehearsal director for Meraki Dance Company and taught dance at Forte Arts Center. She also performed for 5 seasons with Chicago Dance Crash whose most notable pieces include “Dance For Life 25th Anniversary”, “Tron”, “The Cotton Mouth Club”, “New Alaska”. “This Way Comes” an original Dance film and many more. Monica also produced, danced and choreographed a dance film entitled “The End and the Beginning” which premiered in February 2017. She is so excited to be apart of EDA and dance with all the talented students and teachers!

Elite in the Community!

  • Scholarships provided to our graduating seniors
  • Awarded over 58,000 of scholarship to our dance community
  • Dare to Dance for a Difference scholarship fundraiser showcase to give to dancers in need
  • Free classes to our community throughout the year
  • Performances at Broomfield Days and Boulder Creek Fest
  • Performances at Children’s Hospital and assisted living homes

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