Natalie & Lauren Hellerstein

Natalie and Lauren Hellerstein have co-owned award-winning, Dual Star Academy of Dance in Centennial, CO for over 14 years. They each have more than 30 years of dance experience. As Colorado natives, they graduated from Cherry Creek High School where their 2-time National Champion Pom team won multiple state titles, top two in the nation, and were featured on ESPN multiple times. Natalie and Lauren went on to dance for the University of Colorado Express Dance Team and graduated with degrees in Business Management.  They were competitive dancers growing up and have coached, taught, and choreographed for nationally ranked dance teams and studios. Their choreography has placed 3rd and 4th in the nation, won top placement awards at competitions such as Starquest, Encore, and Releve and their choreography has been featured on ESPN. In addition, Natalie and Lauren have been head instructors for Universal Dance Association and have been judges for various dance programs. Natalie and Lauren have had several students go on to dance professionally and perform all over the world.  Currently, they are national judges for Starquest International Performing Arts Competition.

  • Jazz Jazz The jazz program focuses on building strong technique, strength, and flexibility.
  • Ballet Ballet The ballet program teaches proper placement, turnout, technique and vocabulary in a disciplined environment and positive atmosphere.
  • Poms Poms The poms program focuses on preparing dancers for high school, college, or professional dance teams.
  • Hip-Hop Hip-Hop This is a fun and up-beat class that integrates many different styles of hip-hop including pop and lock, street style, and break dancing.
  • Tap Tap The tap program concentrates on both rhythmic and classical tap methods.

Important Dates

Thursday, June 10, 2021


Studio Closures

Sunday, May 29 – Monday, May 31, 2021

Birthday Parties

Dual Star offers birthday parties! We can customize a birthday to fit your theme! Dual Star offers party packages for dance birthdays as well as puppet birthdays. For more information or to book your party, call 303-770-6498.


4181 E. County Line Rd. Unit B
Centennial, CO 80122

Natalie and Lauren Hellerstein

Assistant Director:
Brooke Smith