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OJC Press Release ID: 2988

Thursday, January 16, 2020

OJC Dance Registration Now Open


The Otero Junior College Dance Program will be offering their Spring Semester of classes, beginning the week of Jan. 20. Students and parents of students can register for classes in OJC’s Student Services during their regular hours. Normal hours are, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Prices vary depending on classes. Students can register up until Jan. 31.

OJC dance director, Jennifer Jackson stated, “We have classes for ages three and up in Creative Movement, Pre-School, Kindergarten, ballet, tap, jazz, pointe and acrobatics. We welcome parents and potential students to stop by our studio and observe a class any time.”

According to Jackson the program is committed to providing quality dance instruction and has become a stepping stone for students in the Arkansas Valley wishing to pursue dance in college and beyond.

In 1981, Darlene Blackford founded the OJC Dance Program. It began as an after school dance program, offering classes in beginning ballet, and has grown to include classes in children's movement classes for pre-school ages, and all levels of ballet, pointe, jazz, tap.

For more information, call Jennifer Jackson at 719-384-6812 or 719-241-0118. More information is also available on the OJC Dance Studio on Facebook.

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Edie Borton, an OJC dancer, hangs onto the barre while getting ready perform. OJC Dance registration is open in OJC’s Student Services office and they will be accepting registrations until Jan. 31. Classes start the week of Jan. 20.