belliston dance academy, ballet shoes on poleBelliston Academy of Ballet & Dance…

exists to help children throughout the community become wonderfully well-rounded, happy, healthy, successful, goal-oriented adults by participating in dedicated and joyous learning under the guidance of highly qualified dance professionals. Our Dance Academy focuses on dancing into the hearts and minds of today’s youth to empower the leaders of tomorrow.

Our Dance Academy is the only one to offer the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance and Cecchetti Council of America certified curriculum. Belliston Academy is also the only Dance Academy in the Denver Metro area that houses an on-site swimming pool, a vital tool in the safe instruction of ‘en pointe’ ballet technique.


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The Joy of Dance

More than 10,000 children have discovered the joy of dance at Belliston Academy, a family-run Dance Academy, founded more than 35 years ago by the extraordinarily talented Jeannine Belliston.  Jeannine, a mother of seven, is a life-long dance enthusiast and teacher, and valued member of the Denver Metro community.

Long Term Success

Supported by her talented family and a dedicated team of dance professionals, Jeannine and her staff understand that parents who choose Belliston Academy are contributing to the long-term success, education, health and happiness of their girls and boys.

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Jeannine Belliston

“Someone will say to me, “Look at what you have done with the school,” And I'll reply, “What do you mean?” We just do what we do here. But I do feel huge pride when I see the children's joy, and then watch them go on to fulfil their dreams.”



My daughter began taking classes at Belliston Academy
when she was 9 years old.

She began with 2 classes a week, but kept increasing, because the more she took, the more she loved it.  The passion she has for dance was fostered by the current and former professional dancers that she had as instructors there.

She was accepted into their Pre-Professional program at age 12 and continued in this exceptional program until she graduated from high school and moved on to start her own professional career in ballet.  

She loved the different styles of dance in all of her classes and how they worked together to make her a well rounded dancer.  Many life skills were learned such as time management, a strong work ethic, how to work as a team, and she developed life-long friendships as well.

As a parent, I am forever grateful for Belliston Academy’s influence on my daughter’s life.

Cindy Skelton



The Belliston Academy of Ballet & Dance is both Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and Cecchetti Council of America (CCA) certified. If your child fosters big dance dreams, enrolling at Belliston will proactively put them on the path to professional dancing success. Not dreaming of a career in dance?  That’s okay, too! Other students come because they simply enjoy our friendly, active and creative environment.
We are the only Dance Academy in the Denver Metro area to have a 50ft x 15ft swimming pool in the building – a vital tool in safely teaching your child how to dance ‘en pointe’.
For dancers from ages 3 up to 18, we offer both boys and girls a fantastic world of opportunity. Ballet students can learn the prestigious Royal Academy and Cecchetti Council of America dance programs, taught by dedicated and certified professionals, as well as technique and performance classes including Pointe Conditioning and Repertoire. We also offer a wide variety of dance classes including Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Lyrical and Tumbling and adult fitness classes including Yoga, Afro-Caribe and Belliston Barre.
Students also learn vital life lessons in nutrition, physical health, team-work, performance, and the importance of regular practice and dedication to a craft – everything they need to become a successful, healthy and happy adult.
Conveniently situated, the studio offers visitors Wi-fi, a comfortable lobby for waiting parents, a vending machine and a fully-stocked Dance Wear store.


So if you live to dance, or simply love to dance,
then Belliston Academy of Ballet & Dance is  for you and your family.