Cait Belland began her dance training at age four at The Coffee Mill Dance Studio in her hometown of Key West, Florida. She furthered her classical ballet training in Jacksonville, Florida at various studios including Florida Ballet and Orlando Ballet. She trained at Festival Ballet Providence, Rhode Island in their pre-professional and summer programs. Other summer training programs Cait attended include: Orlando Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Kansas City Ballet, The Rock School of Dance, and The Nutmeg Ballet. She continued her studies and graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy, training under Katie Dorn, Rachel James, Jurijs Safonovs and Director, Joseph Morrissey. Her classical ballet performances include Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Don Quixote. She also performed Serenade by George Balanchine, staged by Diana White and “Before Your Eyes’’ by choreographer, Yoshito Sakuraba. Cait has worked with renowned dancers and choreographers including Shura Baryshnikov, Michael Spencer Philips, Pablo Francisco Ruvalcaba, Dillon Crossman, Wendy Whelan, Fana Tysfagorious, and Sydney James Harcourt. She has trained at Steps On Broadway and Gibney Dance in NYC. In 2019, Cait performed at Carnegie Hall to work choreographed by Loni Landon. In 2020 she performed at the New World Center in Miami, Florida. Cait is ignited about creating unique choreography and exploring the collaborating relationship of dance with other art forms. She currently attends University of Florida where she is pursuing a BFA in Dance and a Masters of Science in Management. Cait is ecstatic to come back to her roots and to be a part of Dance Key West.