Avon, Colo. – Aug. 15, 2017 – Long-time Vail Valley dance studio 8100, has reached the finale of its transition with new owner, Renee Fleischer, signing on the dotted line to be the new owner of Studio 8100.

Studio 8100, located in the Traer Creek Plaza, is a 4,000-square foot space that houses two dance studios. The studios serve as a home for a range of classes including ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, fitness and competition teams.  Additionally, the studio has classes designed to engage dancers of all experience levels from the age of three to adults.

There won’t be many changes to the studio itself, but students and their families can expect Fleischer to bring some fresh faces and new ideas to the programs.

Fleischer’s experience in dance spans decades and opening a studio in the Vail Valley, was an intentional step she has been preparing for some time. Studio 8100 allows for her and husband Chad Fleischer, former Olympic skier and Vail native, to re-establish roots in their old hometown.

“The Vail Valley location, wonderful infrastructure and supportive community presented itself as the perfect trifecta,” said Fleischer.  “It is a fantastic opportunity for every party, and I feel confident I can bring a new fresh perspective of dance to the entire community.”

Following a career as a professional dancer, including being a member of the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders, Fleischer opened Elevation Dance Studio in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  At Elevation Dance Studio, Fleischer established a robust dance program and has trained dancers who are now pursuing professional careers.

The new leadership change follows an eventful transition led by dance parents turned non-profit, Dance Assist. Dance Assist stepped in this summer to keep the studio going following the previous owner’s exit.

“Studio 8100 means a great deal to its students and the parents, and Dance Assist will remain committed to our work providing scholarships to passionate dancers in the Vail Valley,” said Sarah Johnson, board member of Dance Assist. “That said, having such an experienced owner take the reins will be an incredible new chapter for dance in the Vail Valley and we are thrilled to have Renee.”

To usher in the new schedule and introduce the new Studio 8100 to the greater community Fleischer will be hosting an open house meet and greet and a free day of classes on August 27.  Registration is currently open for the new session of classes that will begin the week of Labor Day.

For more information about Studio 8100 or their class schedule, please visit, email or call 970-306-3395.

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