Barres in the ballet school classroomSince its formation on August 31, 1998, Longmont Dance Theatre Academy’s vision has been to develop students whose lives are enhanced through their experience with the ballet school, our faculty, and other artists.  We are dedicated to providing excellence in dance training to a diverse body of students.  Our comprehensive approach is based on the traditions of classical ballet and prepares students for the widest spectrum of opportunities within the artistic community and professional dance world.  LDTA has a fantastic facility with sprung floors and is pleased to provide experienced and highly trained instructors for our students.  Young dancers are able to develop their expertise in dance as a performance art in a healthy and energetic atmosphere.

Longmont Dance Theatre Academy (LDTA) is Longmont’s only pre-professional ballet school. We offer the very finest in classical dance training of all genres and believe it’s crucial to emphasize ballet technique while offering a wide curriculum of classical dance styles. We believe that training in all types of dance provides the versatility necessary for our young ballerinas and male dancers while encouraging a broad understanding of dance as an art form.

LDTA accepts students of all races, genders, ages, and national origins.


Thank you for choosing one of the best ballet schools for classical dance in the state of Colorado.  The dance training you receive at LDTA is so much more than a simple extracurricular activity.

Classical dance training through our Ballet Program is a methodical, graded process that requires a high level of commitment from parents/guardians and students.  It also requires self-discipline rarely matched by any other endeavor.  Students become an active partner in the process, developing a respect for the classical dance art form.

The Ballet Program starts in third grade for most students and follows a progression of levels:

Intermediate Ballet I (age 8+)

Intermediate Ballet II (age 10+)

Intermediate Ballet III (age 11+)

Advanced Ballet I (age 11+)

Advanced Ballet II (age 12+)

Advanced Ballet III & Pre-Collegiate Ballet Intensive Program (age 13+)

For more information about the Ballet Program, check out our Academy Division.

In addition to the Ballet Program, LDTA offers a Choreograph Your Own Program. Aerial, Bollywood, Jazz, and Modern are being offered in addition to ballet during the 2021-22 academic session!


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Registration Questions: registration@ldtacademy.com

Accounts Payable/Receivable: accounting@ldtacademy.com

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Stop by or contact our friendly office manager Jenn Z by email or phone for all your registration questions.

Pre-Collegiate Ballet Intensive Program: pbip@ldtacademy.com


Longmont Dance Theatre Academy

1422 Nelson Rd

Longmont, CO 80501





Office Hours

During COVID, our office hours are limited. Please email registration@ldtacademy.com for the quickest response.

Open for Classes (SUMMER 2021)

9:00 PM – 12:45 PM & 3:45 PM – 7:05 PM | Monday

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM & 6:20 PM – 7:50 PM| Tuesday

9:00 AM – 12:45 PM | Wednesday

9:00 AM – 12:45 PM &  6:30 PM – 8:00 PM | Thursday

9:15 AM – 12:30 PM | Friday

Closed on Saturday & Sunday

Session Break: August 3rd – August 15th

Open for Classes (FALL 2021) 08/16/2021

4:30 PM – 8:30 PM | Monday

1:45 PM – 8:30 PM | Tuesday & Wednesday

1:45 PM – 8:10 PM | Thursday

1:45 PM – 6:00 PM | Friday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Saturday

Closed on Sundays


Thank you for joining us at LDT Academy! Registered students and their parents can access class information, school schedules, and more in the online Academy Portal. Use the form below to report an absence.


New to LDTA? Interested in our class options for 2021-22? Learn more about Youth Division for grades Pre-K through 2nd and Academy Division for grade 3 – Adult!

Youth Division
Grades Pre-K to 2

Ballet and a variety of dance fusion classes for students in Pre-School through Second Grade. Fall 2021 classes updated and now for sale!

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Academy Division
Grades 3-12 & Adults

Ballet Program or Choreograph Your Own Program? Select classes and programs that fit your interests and schedule!

Adult classes are available for students age 18+

Academy Division
Summer 2022
Ages 2-Adult

Check back in March 2022 for Summer Information and Registration!

Summer 2022


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