The Bella Beats is a high performance dance troupe consisting of dancers aged 8 to 18 years. It was founded in 2011 by Lina Lewis, Artistic Director of Bella Dance Academy.The team has represented the NWT in Alaska, California, BC, Alberta, and New York. In the summer of 2017, members of the Bella Beats traveled to Long Beach California to participate in DancerPalooza, one of the biggest dance conventions in North America. They have worked with professional choreographers, taken many technique classes, and have participated in music video shoots. The Bella Beats have performed in numerous community events over the years and are thrilled to be dancing at Folk on the Rocks again this year.