Holly Collins-Tomazin


Holly Collins – Owner, Adventures In Dance


1985-Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Soquel High School , CA
1987-Certified in Bronze Ballroom Dance with Arthur Murray, Fred Astaire in American Ballroom dance,
1990-Graduated cum Laude from Black hills state university with a BS in music performance with an emphasis in education
1999-Certified Licentiate with the ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance) In Standard, Smooth Ballroom, & Rhythm,
2006-2011 Certified through Silver with DIVDA (dance vision International) in Standard & Smooth, & Rhythm
2010-Certified Bronze Latin with DIVDA
2012-How to dance like a champion training


1987-88 Arthur Murray’s CA Ballroom instructor
1990-91 Rocky Mountain Christian School, South Dakota school Taught Band, Orchestra & Choir
1991 Ritz Fashion Auction SD, Taught Runway dances & auctioneering
1991 -95 Fred Astaire CA Taught Ballroom
1995-96 Fred Astaire Co Taught Ballroom
1996 to present  Self-employed Owner at Adventures in Dance, Teaching Ballroom, Marketing & Management.

Contract work:

2006-2104, Arapahoe Community College community dance program for professional development day, yearly.
2009 Buckley AFB youth enrichment program
2009 Colorado Early College School youth Ballroom Program
2010-present Club at Pradera Father daughter dance,
2003 Colorado business bank stage Western welcome week show
2010-present Wild on Littleton block party show
2013 Littleton Academy youth line dance class
2012- 2013 Windsor Gardens Sr. Line dance classes
2010-14 Denver Dance Jam pro-show
2014 Dances of love performance with the Voices west Choral
2015 Trained dancers for the Dances of love performance with the Arapahoe Philharmonic.

Volunteer work:

1995-2001 Taught choir and dance for Bethany Evangelical Free church for various church productions.
2011-present Sing in St. Mary’s Funeral Choir
2006 Haunts of Littleton Ghost tours choreographer and dancer
2003 On the board for the Littleton Music Association
2003-2013 Board member for the Wild on Littleton block party, perform shows on the entertainment stage
2003-present  Western Welcome Week dance stage show dance ,
2005-present Member of LOST ( ladies only sample tour)
2007-08 President of the Woodlawn Merchants Association-
2009-2014 Member of the board for the HDLMA, Historic Downtown Littleton Merchants Association.
Founding member of the Original shopping districts


1985 College music scholarship
1987 International Grand Ball professional show dance Cha cha
2006 outstanding  ghost for haunts of Littleton
2008 Commended by the city of centennial for Service on the board for the light rail opening and dancing at the grand opening of the south spur of the light rail.
2009 commended by the Littleton city council for Dancing for the city of Littleton 100 yr anniversary of the courthouse,
2009 featured in an article for Denver woman
2010 Nominated for the Chanel 7 A list
2013 Knot brides choice vendor.
2014 Best of the Knot
2105 Best of the Knot

Standard International Ballroom champion:

1999 Rocky Mountain Challenge champion
2000 Colorado Star Ball rising star champion
2002 Summit of the Rockies rising star standard champion
2011 semifinalist rising star standard at the Holiday dance classic

Standard International Ballroom Finalist

2012 2rd place rising star Standard Ballroom at the Heart Of America,
2013 4th place Colorado Star
2013 4th place Heart of America Dance sport Championship Ballroom
2014 6th place Colorado Star ball
2014 2nd place Heart of America Dance sport Championship Ballroom

Greatest Achievement:

Raising 2 wonderful children while running a profitable business.