Owner/Executive Director/Musical Theater and Tap Instructor
Ryne Haldeman has been teaching in the Northern Colorado area since 2003. His teaching experience includes Colorado Academy of the Arts, Inc. (Musical Theater and Tap Instructor), GK Gymnastics (Combo Ballet/Tap, Musical Theater, and Tap Instructor), Up In Lights Productions, Inc. (Broadway Dance and Musical Theater Instructor), and Canyon Concert Ballet (Combo Ballet/Tap, Musical Theater, and Tap Instructor). Ryne has an extensive background and training in many styles of dance including Ballet, Ballroom (Latin and Standard Styles), Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Musical Theater, Partnering (Ballet and Stunting), Swing, and Tap. Opening a dance studio has always been a dream, and Ryne is so excited to open the doors to his own studio. He can’t wait to share his love for dance and the performing arts with his students!
When Ryne is not teaching he enjoys spending his free time with family and friends, playing board games and singing at karaoke joints. Ryne also spends most of his time performing in musicals with theater companies across Northern Colorado. Ryne’s favorite past credits include Charlie Brown in You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Horton in Seussical The Musical, Ryan Evans in High School Musical, and Chantal in La Cage Aux Folles.
Ovation Studio for the Performing Arts was founded by Ryne Haldeman January 2015. Ovation's goal is to provide Northern Colorado with a premier professional quality studio for the performing arts. Whether you are taking classes recreationally or to educate yourself so one day you can pursue a career in the arts. Ovation will provide you with the adequate knowledge and training to achieve your dreams!