LDTA Families,
2020/21 classes begin on August 24, 2020!  READ OUR FAQ

REGISTER now for programs or classes! In-studio and online classes are available. Personal Ballet Training sessions are still available through appointment only. Contact registration@ldtacademy.com for more information.

Cash, checks, and walk-up registration not accepted. All classes require pre-registration including drop-ins.

LIMITED SCHOLARSHIPS may be available for families with demonstrated financial need. Please complete an application for tuition assistance by August 15, 2020.


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 fourth grade for most students and follows a progression of levels:

Intermediate Ballet I (age 9+)

Intermediate Ballet II (age 10+)

Advanced Ballet I (age 11+)

Advanced Ballet II (age 12+)

Pre-Collegiate Ballet Intensive Program (age 13+)

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


Contact us by…




Registration Questions: registration@ldtacademy.com

Accounts Payable/Receivable: office@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





Starting August 19, 2019…

Office Hours

1 PM – 6 PM | Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday

10 AM – 6 PM | Thursday

1 PM – 5 PM | Friday

Open for Classes

1 PM – 8:30 PM | Monday & Tuesday

10 AM – 8:30 PM | Wednesday & Thursday

1 PM – 5:30 PM | Friday

8:45 AM – 1 PM | Saturday

Closed on Sunday

Kristin Kingsley
School Director | Academy Ballet | Elementary Ballet | Combo
Matt Helms
Boys Dance | Academy Ballet
Megan Odom
Sarah Quillen
Elementary Ballet | Academy Ballet
Emma Shubin
Little Birds | Piano Moves
Kristin Demaree
Elementary Ballet | Academy Ballet
Devan Herbert
Modern | Jazz | Elementary Ballet | Homeschool Ballet | Yoga
Chrissy Nelson
Hillary Brennan
Laura Malpass
Elementary Ballet | Academy Ballet
Jamie Schuler
Olivia Dwyer
Dance for Camera
Rende Brockwell
Maristel Razo-Mannsz


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