Summer 2022


April 30th and May 1st, 2022 – Select Company Auditions
Ages 3 and up
The CORE Select Company is CORE’s competition programming for dancers age three and up.  Dancers on Select Company get the opportunity to work with different teachers and choreographers from around the region and compete in 4-5 competitions each year! Competition team promotes technical growth, teamwork, discipline, and confidence in a fun, fast-paced, supportive environment! 

June 13th – June 30th, July 11th – July 29th
Classes include: Wiggles & Giggles, Tumbling (ages 2 and up), Ballet & Tap, Hip Hop, Improv, Technique, Leaps & Turns, Lyrical, Contemporary, Dance Team Prep, Ballet, Musical Theater

30 minutes, once per week – $70
45 minutes, once per week – $82
60 minutes, once per week – $94
90 minutes, recurring weekly – $175
***Discounted pricing for multiple classes

Camps $90 per camp OR $400 all inclusive

June 21-23rd 9:00-12:00PM
Ages 4-12
Go for the Gold [Acro Camp] – dancers will spend the week learning new acro/tumbling tricks while trying to earn gold medals for their achievements!

June 28-30th 9:00-12:00PM
Ages 3-8
Caps & Crowns – dancers will spend the week gearing up for the royal show, with crafts, dancing and a whole lot of MAGIC! 

July 12-14th 9:00-12:00PM
Ages 3-8
Rainbows, Sparkles, Unicorns and Bow-tastic Times – dancers will get their fair share of glitter, rhinestones, sparkles and bows! 

July 19-21st 9:00-12:00PM
Ages 4-12
Broadway Bound – dancers will spend the week learning the ins and outs of what it takes to be on Broadway, acting, singing, dancing and MORE! 

July 26-28 9:00-12:00PM Ages 5-8
12:00-3:00PM Ages 9-14
Dance Team Prep – Give your dancer the opportunity to see what it’s like to be on dance team, learning jumps, turns, tricks and a halftime routine.

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.