“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny?  Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care.  And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.  So don’t be afraid; you are worth far more than many sparrows.”
-Matthew 10:29-31




Our Story.
Established in the Summer of 2011 by the Kostedt family, Sparrow Dance Company was founded with the vision that the dancers of Yoakum County and the surrounding areas would not be forgotten by God and that He would provide the resources to have a dance program.  Sparrow Dance Company is located at 205 North Main Street in Denver City, Texas and enrolls over 70 students ages two and up in beginner through pre-professional levels.  SDC offers classes in the genres of ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, pom, character, contemporary, and musical theatre as well as technique and conditioning classes.  Sparrow Dance Company’s Apprentice Company and Company members have the opportunity to take part in traveling teams that perform in parades, concerts, churches, local celebrations, and fundraising events.  The SDC Competition teams boasts numerous high score championships, awards, and titles.  Sparrow Dance Company is currently in the process of improving their facilities, expanding the classes offered, searching for beneficial experiences for it’s students hoping to pursue dance as a career, and providing new and exciting ways to expand the technique and artistry of all students.
Our Styles.
Sparrow Dance Company seeks to provide a positive, uplifting atmosphere for dancers of all ages, walks of life, and skill levels to learn multiple forms of dance and creative expression.  Students will have the chance to learn to whatever extent they desire, with as many experiences and performance opportunities as they choose to participate in.  All classes will include dance vocabulary, technique, and preparation for chosen genre and will include team building and one on one time. For a full list of the classes we offer click the button below!

Our Staff.


Studio Owner, Artistic Director, Choreographer

“and the Lord will guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in dry places, and make strong your bones; and you shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.”
Isaiah 58:11
Studio Owner, Artistic Director, Choreographer

Originally from New Mexico, Charity Kostedt Taylor has resided in Denver City, Texas for 18 years. She started her dance training at the age of five, and at the age of ten intensified her studies. She has been involved in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, hip hop, and contemporary in Texas and New Mexico where she earned partial and full scholarships at several dance studios.

Charity continued her dance education with extra classes, workshops, and studies. Charity has taught classes for art programs, schools, outreach programs, as well as guest taught at other studios. She has choreographed routines for color guard and winter guard teams, musical programs, quinceaneras, cheer teams, and pageants. She has had success at dance competitions at multiple levels and was recognized as Sr. Best Dance in both 2013 and 2014. Her students have placed as Jr. Miss and Open Miss Best Dance with her choreography. Charity’s dancers have gone on to be accepted to dance programs, teams, productions, and musicals as well as being successful in other fields of study and endeavors.

She is now the head teacher, choreographer, and artistic director at Sparrow Dance Company of which she founded in July 2011. Her company teaches ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, hip hop, pom, creative movement, and musical theater for ages two through adult, beginner through pre-professional. As they finish their 8th year, they have performed numerous Spring showcases and Christmas mini-shows. She dances with the Elite company and traveling team.

Charity and her husband, Ryker, live in Denver City where she serves on the Chamber Board of Directors and enjoys planning events and fundraisers. She works to encourage and motivate her students and co-workers to serve in the community in as many ways as possible. Charity hopes to make dance a more known art form throughout Yoakum County and the surrounding areas while educating, training, and inspiring her students to expand their horizons and reach further artistically as well as show them the love of Jesus.


Assistant Teacher, Creative Assistant, Conditioning Coach


“Whoever lives in love, lives in God, and God in them.”

Ephesians 4:2

Hope was born in Clovis, New Mexico, but has been raised and currently resides in Denver City, Texas. She has been dancing since she was seven years old and assistant teaching since she was eleven.

Hope has been a member of Sparrow Dance Company’s Elite Company and traveling team for the last 8 years. She has participated in and won several competitions over the past several years. Additionally, she performs at various local and charity events with her dance team whenever the opportunity arises. She has been involved in numerous workshops, taking classes from many artists, organizations and nationally ranked dance teams.

Hope is currently enrolled at Grand Canyon University in the education department, making the President’s List with a 4.0 gpa. She is diligent in succeeding in a career as a professional dancer and has been building her profile through social media. You can find videos of her singing, vlogging and most of all, dancing on her YouTube channel. Hope is pursuing a variety of things and opening herself up to new opportunities. Hope is excited for her future and will continue to dance for as long as she possibly can.

Our Info:

Charity@SparrowDanceCompany.com / 806-215-4449 / 205 N. Main, Denver City, TX, 79323

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