Brooke is the owner, director, and artistic director of B.Xtreme Dance Studio. She currently teaches tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary/lyrical, and stretch and strengthen classes.
For 18 years she has taught and choreographed dancers of all ages and levels at various studios in Nebraska.
For the past 6 years, in the studio’s existence, she has managed the creative vision of B.Xtreme Dance.
Brooke received a B.A. in dance choreography from Columbia College in Chicago, IL. Her dance training began at a young age and over the past years she has studied and taken classes under notable dancers such as Patrick Roddy, Lane Alexander, Tracie Stanfield, Denise Wall, Kevin Maher, Tabitha and Napolean D’umo and more.
Brooke has had the experience of performing during the halftime show of the Florida Citrus Bowl and was also chosen to perform in dance pieces under contemporary masters such as Reggie Wilson, Margi Cole, and Collen Halloran in Chicago, IL. She has performed in a tap production alongside the Duke Ellington Orchestra in New York City and has been a regional and national winning soloist being featured in the Dance Spirit Magazine for her excellence in tap.
Additionally, her choreography has won awards throughout the state of Nebraska.
Deni is the owner and director of B.Xtreme Dance. She has her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary and Special Education and has taught dance for over 14 years. Deni's classes are known to be fun and energetic and her dances, very creative! Deni will be teaching buddy and me, creative movement and combo classes at B.Xtreme.
Katie danced as a competitive dancer receiving many top awards for her performances. She has been teaching recreational and competitive dancers in Norfolk and Lincoln, NE for 14 years and has received many outstanding awards for her choreography. Katie was the sponsor for the Pink Panther dance team at Norfolk High for several years. Katie teaches contemporary/lyrical, jazz, stretch and strengthen, hip-hop, and competition teams at B.Xtreme.
Elena is from Seattle, WA and started her professional training on scholarship at Pacific Northwest Ballet School. She performed with Pacific Northwest Ballet in a number of ballets including the Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Coppélia. Elena also attended numerous summer intensives including Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Ballet Austin, Los Angeles Ballet and Ballet Chicago.
After graduating from the highest level at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Elena continued to pursue her studies at the University of Arizona in the School of Dance. There she studied ballet, modern, jazz and choreography and performed many ballet masterworks including Jerome Robbin’s Antique Epigraphs. She recently graduated in May with a BFA in dance and was awarded the Outstanding Senior Award for her dance performance and dedication during her four years at the University of Arizona. In addition, Elena graduated with a BA in mathematics and a minor in finance and is now starting her first season with Ballet Nebraska.
Paige is a former captain of the Pink Panther dance team at Norfolk High. She performed as a competitive dancer receiving top overall awards and has been teaching for 13 years. Paige teaches ballet, jazz, contemporary/lyrical and combo classes for B.Xtreme..
Tiffany has been a competitive dancer since the age of 6 and has received many top awards at both the regional and national levels. She was a sponsor for the Pink Panther dance team at Norfolk High and has taught dance in the community for many years. Tiffany teaches tap, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary/lyrical, stretch and strengthen and combo classes. She is also the artistic director of the performance teams and co-choreographs and teaches for the company teams.
Brittni received a degree in Early Childhood Education which makes her very popular with our young students. She brings a lot of energy and enthusiasm to her classes and truly has a love for the art of dance. Brittni teaches buddy and me, creative movement, combo classes, and future company classes.
Ashley began dancing when she was 7 and danced competitively throughout her dancing years. She has been teaching dance for over 10 years. Children are drawn to Ashley's gentle demeanor which makes her a great instructor for buddy and me, creative movement, and combo classes at B.Xtreme.
Rachel was born and raised in Plymouth, MA. She started her pre-professional training at Boston Ballet School, along with training at some studios local to the Boston area. Once she graduated high school Rachel joined Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre in their graduate program. She had the opportunity to perform in The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, La Bayadere, and Medium is the Message. From there, she joined Nashville Ballet as a trainee where she performed in Nashville's Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, and Giselle. Rachel is currently in her first season as an apprentice with Ballet Nebraska.