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Patricia Hoffman, Founder and Director, Principal Teacher

Ms. Hoffman founded Colorado Ballet Society (formally known as Ballet Society of Colorado Springs) in September of 1997. Before moving to Colorado Springs, she was the founder and Director of La Jolla Festival Ballet and Dance Center in Southern California for 10 years. She began her studies in Monterey, California, with Patricia Wester. At age 16, Ms. Hoffman began to study full time with England's Ballet Rambert. She received her MFA in classical ballet from U.S. International University where she also later joined the faculty. Ms. Hoffman performed principal roles created for her with Ballet International and San Diego Ballet. She also directed and taught in London; at the San Diego Ballet School and the USIU Conservatory of the Arts.
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