AprilFinal
APRIL KLASSEN - JAZZ & TAP
April began dancing at the tender age of 5. She received her dance training under the direction of Aggie Eidson, Karyn Lee Connell, Holly Morrow, Susan Stone, Katherine Galindo and Kimberly Valmore. She was a member of the Studio A competitive team, which has won numerous 1st place awards as well as special recognition for outstanding performance. Early on, Aggie recognized April’s gift of working with children and encouraged her to hone her skills by working as a teaching assistant. Upon graduation from high school, April was hired as a teacher and has become a valuable member of the Studio A faculty. In 2005, April joined Coterie Dance in Oakland and performs regularly with the modern-contemporary ballet company. April has been teaching dance to children since 1999. She is currently focusing on her studies at St. Mary’s College, where she is working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal and Civic Studies with an emphasis on Education and a Minor in Performing Arts Dance.