Ms. Elaine Balden

About: I teach Elementary & Middle School Drama; K-12 Dance; High School HipHop Team; Elementary, Middle, & High School CheerI was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. I have two grown daughters, both graduated from Ribet Academy. I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, and doing what I teach-dance, music, theatre, and sports.

Education: I attended Sam Houston State University- Music Education. I began my professional dance career over 40 years ago- both as a teacher and a performer. As a performer, I have been a featured dancer on hundreds of television shows and years of live theatrical performances all over the country and beyond.
Teaching at Ribét: I have been teaching at Ribet since 2000.

Favorite part about Ribét: I am so very grateful that the administration continues to value and support the arts. I love being able to share my passions with the next generations.