Bella Dance Studio Inc. - Artistic Director Dani Scarafiotti
Summer Intensive

Ballet | Hip Hop

Ages 8-12

JULY 11-14, 2017

Tuesday, July 11
Wednesday, July 12
Thursday, July 13
Friday, July 14

HIP HOP - 1:30-2:30 pm
BALLET - 2:30-3:30 pm


BALLET | Paul Busch

Born in Romania, Paul Busch first started dancing at the age of fourteen, after playing classical piano for ten years. He received his high school diploma at Interlochen Arts Academy in 2007, where he majored in dance and minored in piano. Paul then graduated from The Juilliard School with a B.F.A. in dance in May of 2011. Upon graduation, he has danced in the Festival Classique in Den Haag, Holland, and danced under Ballet BC.'s director Emily Molnar in the Springboard Danse de Montreal summer program.  He has spent summer intensives at numerous programs such as: The School of American Ballet, Boston Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Alonzo Kings LINES Ballet, The Juilliard School, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and the Maximum Dance Course (in Holland). His outreach experience includes work both in Muisne, Ecuador ( with the Global Volunteer Network)  and Tamilnadu, India, where he taught dance and English. He is very excited to teach and create on Bella dance! 

HIP HOP|Laura Nass

 Laura Nass was born and raised in Durango, Colorado. Laura began dancing at a very young age, and grew to be a competitive dancer under the direction of Danielle Scarafiotti. Laura began classically trained, and grew to favor street styles. Laura transitioned to Boulder, Colorado to dance for the University of Colorado Buffs competitive team. After two years, Laura began coaching the team herself, leading them to National Honors. Laura found her passion for teaching and coaching early on, and since has coached college and high school dance teams, as well as taught at many successful studios all around the Denver area. Through this, Laura has had the opportunity to train with many master instructors and appear in several commercial opportunities such as Coke Red, Mortal Kombat, and Taco Bell to name a few. Laura continues to train with many professionals all over, dancing as a professional member of hip hop crews and contemporary companies, and travels throughout the nation to share her love of dance.