The Arts Department offers a variety of visual and performing arts classes and events for all ages and abilities.

Dance • Ballet • Performances

Foothills Dance Program offers classes in a positive non-competitive environment for ages 2-adult. Birthday parties, private lessons and performance opportunities are available.

Classes include Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Poms and Contemporary. All of our classes are age appropriate and designed to accommodate our student’s progress until they are ready to advance to the next level. Classes fill quickly, pre-registration is highly recommended.

Our ballet classes are taught in a positive, non-competitive environment and include training in many ballet methods. Classical Ballet classes are offered for ages 5-up for students interested in a more serious ballet education. All classes are designed to be taken numerous times.

All ballet students ages 3-adult are offered two performance opportunities each year: the spring ballet in May and the Nutcracker in December. Performances are optional, an additional fee applies and include several rehearsals.

Art • Clay • Pottery Sales

The Visual Arts Program includes popular clay and art classes. Our classes allow expression of creative energy and personal skill advancement. Classes are offered for toddlers, preschool and school aged children, teens and adults. Youth classes- all supplies are included. Adult classes- a supply list will be provided.

The spacious and fully equipped Foothills Clay Arts Studio has 12 electric wheels and gas, raku and electric kilns. Teen & Adult Pottery are for all levels covering handbuilding and wheel throwing techniques in a fun social environment. Our Youth & Family clay classes include complex and creative clay sculptures.

We offer a variety of classes in two-dimensional art. Painting & Drawing classes include instruction in acrylics, watercolor, pastels, colored pencils, and charcoal. All classes are designed for students beginning to advanced.

Foothills hosts Pottery Sales several times a year. Each sale features beautiful handmade art created by the staff & students of our pottery program. Sales are held at the Ridge Recreation Center.

Music • Theatre • Foothills Theatre Company

Foothills offers a comprehensive performing arts program for youth and adults including instructional group classes, workshops, plays and performances.

Foothills offers group lessons for youth and adults.  Examples include guitar and voice.

Classes are offered annually. Foothills Youth Theatre offers performances for ages 6-17, giving our talented youth the opportunity to learn from industry professionals.

Foothills Theatre Company is an adult theatre company that produces multiple shows annually.  Productions are held at the Ridge Recreation Center – black box theatre and Grant Amphitheater in Clement Park.

Arts Programs Call 303.409.2312

Celebrate Summer at Foothills!

The Foothills Entertainment Series features a wide range of local musicians from across the state.  All performances are free to the public!

Foothills - Arts & Events Agency is proud to be supported in part by:

Foothills Park & Recreation District – Arts & Events Agency mission is to create, establish,
put on and provide classes and opportunities for District-wide cultural arts services
for the benefit of the taxpayers of the District. Services to include fine and leisure arts,
performing arts, culturally related special events, art shows and concert series.

Have a birthday coming up? Check out our Birthday Party Opportunities.