Amber Mazurana

Contact Information

Email: Amber.Mazurana@colostate.edu

Office: D111A

Office Hours: MWF 10:30-11 a.m.

Role: Faculty

Position: Dance Instructor

Concentration:
  • Understanding Dance

Biography

Amber Mazurana is originally from Indianapolis, Ind. where she trained with Ballet International. She graduated from North Carolina School of the Arts in 1995 and graduated with honors in 1999 from Butler University with a B.A. in dance pedagogy. She spent the summers of 1997 and 1998 studying African drumming and dance at the University of Ghana, West Africa. Amber danced as a soloist with Peter Sparling Dance Company in Michigan and was a member of the Hannah Kahn Dance Company in Denver for several years. She is a member of IMPACT Dance Company, which she joined in 2005. Amber directed the school at Canyon Concert Ballet and founded their Youth Ensemble, which she continues to create work for each summer. In 2012 she attended the Bill Evans Institute of Dance, continuing her training in the Evans Laban-Based Modern Dance Technique. Amber presently teaches in Dance at Colorado State University and serves as the outreach coordinator for IMPACT Dance Company, continuing the “Every Voice Matters" program in the community.

Education

B.A. in Dance Pedagogy from Butler University