ART & MORE
HUB Employees have an exceptional amount of training and experience and are key to our core arts education programs. Quality Independent Instructors are also important in the HUB experience, in order to allow opportunities for patrons to be exposed to a variety of teaching methods and to keep the HUB experiences/influences fresh and dynamic.
Heather’s professional background includes extensive experience as a teacher, artist and small business entrepreneur. She holds BA’s in both psychology and elementary education, as well as a minor in philosophy. Heather established two successful boutiques prior to moving to Colorado with her husband and two daughters. She has worked in daycare, has been a kindergarten teacher, a teen mentor and tutor for at risk teens and has taught art to children ages 18 months to 16 years, as well as adults, for the past 6 years. Heather has her certifications in early childhood, reading recovery and second step conflict mediation. Heather has been working with TAU/HUB since 2013 teaching art classes and camps to children and instructing adult paint nights. We welcome Heather in her new role as the NEW HUB Lounge manager.
Heather loves spending time with her family and two English Bulldogs. She enjoys drawing, painting and being creative with her daughters, as well as mountain biking, hiking, swimming, canoeing, and cooking. She also likes to set physical goals for herself that have included a few half triathlons, 10k’s and a Tough Mudder.
Peter is a mingler of movement arts, weaving influences from circus, dance, and physical theatre to create poetry of motion. In 1982, Peter won first place at the International Jugglers Association Championships, and then toured for ten years with the innovative juggling and movement troupe Airjazz, including an appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Yes, Johnny was also a cool guy off screen. Since the 1990’s, Peter and his company of animate objects have performed at festivals and theaters internationally and on the CBS, BBC, and Fox TV networks.
Also an accomplished dancer and choreographer, Peter was Co-Artistic Director of Boulder Ballet for eleven years, and he is a recipient of the national Ballet Builders Award for New Choreography. Peter Davison currently teaches Boyz Dance and Ballet classes at the HUB, serves as choreographer for youth theater productions and is a frequent featured artist in the HUB’s dance theater productions.
Madeline is so excited to be joining the Arts Hub family! She is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre and Musical Theatre. Following graduation, she studied improvisation and sketch comedy at The Second City in Chicago and graduated from their Conservatory program. As an actress, she has performed with various theater and opera companies around the country including Tulsa Opera, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the Royal George Theatre. She currently teaches Music Together in Boulder and looks forward to passing along her love of improv with the community at the Arts Hub.
Susie earned her BFA in Acting & Directing from Rockford University. While in Rockford, she worked as a dance teacher, as well as acting in and directing shows both in Rockford and in Chicago. Originally from Thornton, Susie moved back to Colorado in the fall of 2018. She’s so excited that she found the Arts HUB, where she can pursue her dreams of directing, teaching, choreographing, and working with children.
Originally from México, Tel received her first formal Dance training at the age of 14 from the State Council for Arts and Culture of the (Hidalgo, Mexico). She performed with a few Dance Companies including: Ave Danza, Cuerpos Hibridos and the Contemporary Company of the Hidalgo University.
In 2010 Tel received a scholarship to attend a semester of the Contemporary Dance Bachelors Degree program at the University of Chile. She then, graduated in 2011 from the Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo with a Bachelors Degree in Contemporary Dance.
Upon graduation Tel joined multiple Dance Companies of resorts around the Mayan Riviera performing for three years in theatrical productions with multiple style of dance. This period was an important influence during her career since it was when she became interested in Aerial Dance and started training and performing in multiple apparatus, in 2015 she joined Frequent Flyers Professional Training program in Boulder CO. She concluded her training in May 2016. Then, she completed her Teacher training in 2018. Since then she is training, performing, teaching, enjoying life and following dreams.
Audrey Wilson is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder, with a master’s degree in vocal performance and vocal pedagogy. Her teaching philosophy centers around helping students find ease and control of their voice with an emphasis on healthy singing techniques. In addition to vocal training, lessons include aspects of ear training and music theory. She has worked with all voice types, styles, and ages from 7 to 86 years of age. Each student will enjoy a personalized, goal-oriented curriculum designed specifically for them! Audrey is incredibly passionate about teaching and she loves sharing in each of her student’s artistic journey through music.
Chelsea is a performer, choreographer, and lover of movement. She is passionate about using dance to create community, explore emotion, and address social issues. Chelsea recently graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with an MA and BA in communication and a minor in dance. She co-choreographed Arts Hub’s production of Kitty Kat Capers and looks forward to teaching jazz, ballet, and tap this spring.
Luke North (bio coming soon)
Chris Rippey (bio coming soon)
Lauren Russell (bio coming soon)
Ammon Swofford (bio coming soon)
Carlito Windom (bio coming soon)