About Christina Noel-Adcock, Dance Coordinator
Christina Noel has been teaching ballet 52 years, apprenticing first under the tutelage of her grandmother, a former soloist with the Brussels Opera. Christina received both her ballet training and her teacher training from Finis Jhung principle dancer with the Harkness Ballet; Richard Ellis & Christine DuBoulay, soloists with the Royal Ballet, Patricia Stander from the London Festival Ballet and ballet mistress for Stars of American Ballet Theater, Patrick Franz from the Paris Opera and Hilda Morales soloist with American Ballet Theater.
In 14 years as a professional dancer, Christina performed with Chicago Ballet, Tucson Ballet, San Diego Ballet, Nevada Dance Theater, and Colorado Ballet, and taught for the companies’ affiliate schools as well as guest teaching in Vermont, California, New Mexico and Colorado. Since 1987 Christina has taught at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, developing their program and directing and choreographing for their youth company, Arvada Center Dance Theater. She has been the Dance Coordinator since 2004.
Christina has taught company class for Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble since 2009. Most recently, Christina presented at the International Association of Dance Medicine and Sciences international conferences about proper teaching techniques for ballet.