CORE Fall 2021


Welcome to CORE Dance Company! We are excited that you have chosen to make CORE Dance Company your home for your child’s dance education. We pride ourselves on providing a high-quality dance education in a fun, family-centered atmosphere. Please read through the following information to learn more about our programming.


Fall 2021-2022 registration is now open online at All classes are filled on a first come first serve basis, with a wait list initiated once a class has been filled. Class sizes are limited in order to promote optimal learning, as well as social distancing.

Classes will remain open for registration throughout the course of the year. Dancers are permitted to join at any time, but must be registered by February 1, 2022 to be eligible for the recital.

Class Attire and Shoes

The following is the required attire and shoes for each class.  Dancers not appropriately dressed for classes will be unable to participate.




Wiggles & Giggles, Mini Hip Hop & Tumbling

Comfortable Dance Attire


Ballet & Tap Combo

Comfortable Dance Attire

Pink Ballet Shoes, Black Tap Shoes


Comfortable Dance Attire

Tan Jazz Shoes


Black Leotard, Pink Tights

Pink Ballet Shoes


Tight Fitting Clothing


Leaps & Turns, Dance Team Prep, Musical Theater, Lyrical, Contemporary

Leotard, Booty Shorts, Sports Bra, Tank Top, Leggings

Tan, Bloch Pulse Jazz Shoes


Leotard, Booty Shorts, Sports Bra, Tank Top, Leggings

Black, Lace Up, Tap Shoes


Fall tuition is paid on a nine month basis, September through May.  Tuition is due on the 25th of each month, with a grace period until the 1st.  Accounts not paid in full by the 1st will result in a $25 late fee.  Dancers with balances remaining after the 1st of the month will not be permitted to attend classes.

Fall 2021 Tuition Pricing

Classroom Minutes

Duration Per Week


30 minutes

Once Per Week


45 minutes

Once Per Week


60 minutes

Once Per Week


60 minutes

Twice Per Week


Additional Fees



Due Date

Costume Fee


January 1, 2022

Recital Fee


March 1, 2022

Withdrawal from Classes

A thirty day written notice must be given to the front desk or submitted via email in order to withdraw from classes. Once a charge has been posted to the online account, it is the family’s responsibility to make payment.  

Inclement Weather Policy

CORE Dance Company follows Omaha Public Schools in regards to inclement weather.  Should OPS cancel school for the day, classes will NOT be held.  Any absences related to inclement weather and/or other conflicts can be made up in other sections.


Recital is held the first weekend of June.  Based on student enrollment and capacity of the venue, an allotted number of tickets will be issued to each family.

Important Dates:

  • Fall 2022 Open House Saturday, August 13th, 1:00-4:00PM
  • 1st DAY of FALL CLASSES! Tuesday, September 6th
  • Butter Braid Fundraiser Tuesday, September 6th – Monday, September 19th
  • Fall Break Monday, October 10th – Sunday, October 16th
  • Select Company Photos Saturday, October 15th, 8:00AM-12:00PM
  • Family Day @ Skinny Bones,
    Select Company Performances at 12:30 and 1:00PM.
    Saturday, October 15th 12:00 - 4:00PM
  • Revel - Optional for all dancers age 6 and up. Friday, November 18th - Sunday, November 12th
  • Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, November 23rd – Sunday, November 17th
  • Winter Break Monday, December 19th – Sunday, January 1st
  • Showcase Weekend Friday, January 13th - January 15th

***Show likely Saturday, January 14th, 2023

***Competition dancers WILL still have rehearsals on Saturday, March 18th.

  • Spring Break Monday, March 27th – Sunday, April 2nd
  • Recital Weekend June 2nd-5th
  • Fall Session Begins September 7, 2021
  • Fall Break October 18th – October 24th, 2021
  • Thanksgiving Break November 24th – November 28th, 2021
  • Christmas Break December 20th – January 2nd, 2022
  • Spring Break March 14th – March 20th, 2022
  • Recital June 3rd – June 5th, 2022

Beth Gilbert


Bio Coming Soon

Sarah Ryland​


Sarah Keating Ryland grew up dancing in Lincoln, NE. She began her teaching career at Hart Dance Academy, and was a member of the Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company, dancing in their annual production of the Nutcracker, as well as other ballets such as Sleeping Beauty and Copellia. She graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln, where she danced on scholarship with the Scarlets for 4 years. She was a head instructor for Universal Dance Association, as seen in ESPN, and had traveled across the US and Europe teaching and choreographing. In 1999 she moved to Omaha, where she has continued to teach for the past 20 years, both as a studio owner and as a company teacher. Her passion is for ballet and perfect technique in all genres of dance! Sarah is married to Bill Ryland and mother to Clara, Trey, Katlyn, Faith, William, Hope, and John Paul.

Elizabeth - Core Dance Teacher

Elizabeth DuPont



Sienna - Core Dance Teacher

Sienna Scott


Sienna was born and raised in Omaha, NE and began her dance career at the age of two.  She competed on a studio team and was on the Skutt High School Dance Team for four years.  Sienna was also a member of the University of Nebraska Omaha Dance Team and is currently pursuing a degree in sociology.  Sienna wants to continue her education and obtain a Masters in Occupational Therapy upon graduation from UNO.  Sienna joined CORE Dance Company in late Spring of 2017 and is excited to be on the summer and fall 2017 schedule.  Sienna will teach both recreational and competitive classes.

Jadyn Bechtold


Jadyn was born in Omaha, NE and began dancing at the age of five.  Her passion for dance is evident when she tells people she “eats, sleeps and breathes dance.”  She danced competitively in the Omaha area and became a member of the Millard West Dance Team her freshman year of high school.  At the age of sixteen Jadyn began her teaching career.  She graduated from Millard West in 2015 and currently attends The University of Nebraska at Omaha.  Jadyn was a member of the UNO Dance Team and is pursuing a degree in marketing with a minor in dance.  Her most recent choreography at CORE has won multiple overall awards, special judges awards, and choreography awards.  Jadyn joined CORE Dance Company in the fall of 2016 and teaches both recreational and competitive classes.

Samantha Delts

Assistant Director

Sam was born and raised in Omaha, NE and began her dance career at the age of three. Sam has attended multiple studios and dance competitively since the age of five. She attended Millard North High School, where she was a part of their dance team for four years. Sam has a Bachelors degree in education. She most recently has joined CORE full and is excited to be a part of the administrative side of the studio. She has choreographed competitively for the past four years and has won numerous overall, top 10, choreography awards and special judges awards. Sam is the assistant director of CORE Dance Company and shared the same dream as Liz of opening a studio. Sam is going on her fourth year of teaching for CORE and is excited for the best year yet!.

Liz Walls


Liz was born and raised in Omaha, NE where she began her dance career. Liz began dancing at the age of two, and competing at the age of four. At the age of sixteen she underwent knee surgery, putting an end to her competitive dancing. She began assisting classes and followed by teaching. Liz graduated in 2014 from Creighton University with a Bachelors degree in Nursing, in which she practices full time. She has taught both competition and recreational students at studios throughout the Omaha area. Liz has choreographed competitively for the past five years and enjoys the competition atmosphere. Opening a studio has been a lifelong dream for Liz, and she feels blessed to be surrounded by so many amazing dancers and families. Liz primarily teaches our youngest dancers as well as the competition dancers.