Juliana DeBellis, originally from Carlsbad, California, grew up training at San Elijo Dance and Music Academy under Benjamin and Lauri-Michelle Houk. Juliana also attended intensives at Kansas City Ballet, Princeton Ballet, and Ballet Austin before joining Texas Christian University’s School for Classical and Contemporary Dance. At TCU, Juliana performed in such works as Sleeping Beauty, August Bournonville’s “Konservatoriat,” Gabrielle Lamb’s “Waveform,” Francesca Harper’s “Angela, Gloria, and Io.” In 2022, she graduated summa cum laude with a BFA in Ballet and a minor in Arts Leadership and Entrepreneurship. Juliana is excited to return for her second season with the Minnesota Ballet.