Pop-up Variations Workshop - Esmerelda

Learn the Esmerelda variation with Robbie Downey (@balletfreak) and Ashlyn Mae (@ashlynmaeballerina)!

This 2-hour workshop will consist of a short center warmup followed by learning the variation.


July 21, 2019 from 12:45-2:45pm


The workshops will be taught at Broche Ballet’s Englewood studio in Denver, Colorado. The Englewood studio is located at 4840 South Broadway, Englewood CO, 80113. Click here for directions!

Is it beginner friendly? who can attend?

The workshop is open to dancers ages 14+. We recommend either at least one year ballet experience OR a roll-with-the-punches attitude. 15 lucky dancers will have the wonderful opportunity to learn from Robbie and Ashlyn!

Workshop Instructors

Robbie Downey (@balletfreak)

Robbie is a classically trained ballet dancer with over 15 years of experience. She have trained with some of the best teachers in the country and she currently dances with Colorado Ballet in Denver.

She helps individuals transform and improve their technique and flexibility. She loves to provide valuable feedback to help you get rid of bad habits, get unstuck and reach your personal goals, especially late starters and adults.



Ashlyn Mae (@ashlynmaeballerina)

Ashlyn Mae is a professional ballet dancer, teacher and photographer. Originally from Providence, Rhode Island, she started her training at Festival Ballet Providence. She then went on to dance in the pre-professional program at Boston Ballet School for two years and performed in Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker at the Boston Opera House.

At fifteen, she moved to New York City to train at Ellison Ballet under the guidance of Erin Forrest. After two years, she relocated to Arizona’s Master Ballet Academy and Phoenix Ballet, where she danced principal roles. She went on to dance as a soloist with American National Ballet and is currently freelance dancing and teaching in the New England area. She has spent summers at American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet and Ellison Ballet.

She was awarded second place at YAGP Phoenix in 2017 and has also been featured in Dance Spirit and Pointe Magazine as well as in advertisements for Russian Pointe, Grishko and So Danca.

Register now! $50

Space is very limited, so save your spot now! If you have any questions or need help registering, please feel free to get in touch!

We are unable to offer any Prima Pass discounts. Makeup credits may not be used towards purchase.

Due to limited availability and short notice, cancellations will not receive a refund. If you cannot attend a workshop that you have purchased for any reason, please let us know and we will do our best to try and accommodate your needs. Please note, that we cannot guarantee a refund or a transfer to alternative services.