The Colton Dancing Academy

Dancing for all ages

Introduction and Newsletter

The Colton Dancing Academy is a family run dancing school that has been based in Salisbury for over 40 years. We offer classes in ballet, tap and modern dance for children age 3 to adult.

We aim to make dance accessible for all, including those that wish to dance for fun or those that aspire for a career in dance.

Why not continue and read more about The Colton Dancing Academy?

About us

We have three studios, a large dressing room, and green room with tea and coffee facilities for parents to use whilst waiting for their children. But it doesn’t stop there!

Contact us

Looking to book your child in for dancing but need some advice? We’re here to help!


We offer a range of classes across different days and times, continue here to see our timetable.


The right attire is essential for any dancer. Please view our requirements and recommendations.

Here’s what we’ve been up to recently on social media – my aren’t we busy!

1 day ago

Wishing our girls at the AAD Scholarships in Buxton a great day, have fun and dance your socks off!x

1 week ago

Exam and Medal weekend timetable is now on the noticeboard.

Please remember you need to arrive an hour before your time, this is to allow the dancers a chance to warmup, go over anything they are ... See more

1 week ago
11 Reasons to Thank Your Dance Mom or Dad

For our dance mums... thank you!x

Dance Informa shares with you 11 reasons to thank dance moms and dance dads.

2 weeks ago
English Youth Ballet - Official Facebook Page

English Youth Ballet are auditioning in Portsmouth this month. Contact us for more information if you are interested for your child

BALLET AUDITION for Coppélia - Mon 19 June

English Youth Ballet is auditioning for roles in a charming production of Coppélia on Monday 19th June at the Kings Theatre in Southsea. At the audition ... See more

2 weeks ago

Please don't forget to check your times for the exam practise day on Sunday, they are on the notice board. We feel this will be a very beneficial day giving students a chance to rehearse exams with ... See more

1 month ago

Don't forget exam and medal entries are due by 5pm today!

1 month ago

There are no classes this evening. Please contact us to book an alternative class. Thank you for your understanding x

1 month ago

We are very sad to share with you the news that the lovely and amazing Marilyn Jones sadly lost her battle with cancer on Saturday. Marilyn and Martyn have been our super stage managers and CDA ... See more

2 months ago
Timeline Photos

Why should you wear your hair in a bun for ballet class?

⭐️ It honours tradition, looks professional and tidy
⭐️ To stop loose hair from getting in your face
⭐️ It allows your teacher ... See more

2 months ago

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back for classes as normal from tomorrow. Hope everyone has had a lovely Easter break.

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