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Welcome to Cliftons Dance Academy

Cliftons Dance Academy is run by Keith and Judy Clifton, four times British Latin American Champions and winners of the Carl Alan Award for ‘Outstanding Services to Ballroom Dancing’.

The Academy has been providing the highest standard of dance tuition within the Grimsby area, with classes in  Waltham, Stallingborough, New Waltham and Cleethorpes for over 35 years.

At the academy we teach a wide variety of modern dance styles including Disco Freestyle, Streetdance / Hip-Hop, Ballroom, Latin American, Slowdance, Musical Theatre and First Dance for Wedding Couples, all within a very friendly and welcoming environment.

We don’t just teach dance, we live dance! With former pupils including Kevin ‘from Grimsby’ Clifton enjoying success as one of the favourite professional dancers on Strictly Come Dancing, being champion in 2018, and  Strictly 2016 champion and World Ballroom Showdance Champion Joanne Clifton. Both are enjoying playing leading roles in successful touring theatre shows.

Dancing Class Information

World Class Teachers
– Wide Choice of Classes

Cliftons Dance Academy is run by Keith and Judy Clifton, four times British Latin American Champions and Carl Alan Award winners for ‘Outstanding Services to Ballroom Dancing’.

We provide a busy schedule of dance classes and events to give you a wide range of choices to suit your needs. We organise two childrens’ shows a year as well as several competitions, both internal and external. We also hold weekly classes, summer workshops,  and IDTA Medal Tests.

So you can choose your level of commitment and can either dance purely for fun and fitness or take your training to the next level. We cater to your needs so there is a pressure free, friendly environment here at Cliftons Dance Academy!

Meet Our Team

Judy Clifton

Keith Clifton

Meet Our Team

Cliftons Dance Academy on TV

Cliftons Dance Academy was privileged to be invited twice onto BBC 1’s Strictly Come Dancing television programme.

Many couples from our Academy took part, dancing alongside the celebrities and professional dancers from the hit TV series.

You can read more news stories and see what else is happening at Cliftons Dance Academy via our news section