Have you ever wanted to be behind the salon chair, but don’t know how to get there?  Let Brio Academy, a member of Marinello Schools of Beauty, show you the way!  Here you’ll find the education you want with the convenient classes you need.  We’re proud to offer a NACCAS-accredited program in Cosmetology at all of our campuses:  nine throughout Connecticut, and one in Western Massachusetts.  You’ll be on your way to a beautiful new vocation in only about a year’s time!


Our educational approach combines technical instruction with salon experience to ensure that you’ll become expert in hair-, skin-, and nail care.  Classes include Anatomy and Physiology; Chemical Procedures; Hair Care and Treatment; Skin Care, Facials, Makeup, and Shaving; Manicuring; and Hair Shaping and Styling.


In addition to day-, night-, and weekend class schedules, we also offer financial aid to those who qualify.  Upon graduation, career placement assistance is available to help you find employment.  Brio Cosmetology graduates have discovered rewarding careers as:


  • Owners of Salons and Spas
  • Managers of Salons and Spas
  • Celebrity Stylists
  • Hair Designers and Coloring Specialists
  • Makeup Artists
  • Stylists for Magazines, TV and Film
  • Cosmetology Instructors
  • And More!


For more information, call 888-434-6989, or visit us today!

Bridgeport:  1027 Fairfield Avenue

East Hartford:  1000 Main Street

Enfield:  Enfield Plaza, 624 Enfield Street

Fairfield:  Campus – 501 Kings Highway East, Suite 316

  Salon – 675 Kings Highway East

Hamden:  1245 Dixwell Avenue, Suite 8

Meriden:  1231 E. Main Street

Niantic:  63 Pennsylvania Avenue

Torrington:  33 E. Main Street

Willimantic:  Tyler Square, 1320 Main Street

Northampton, MA:  58 and 76 Pleasant Street



Marinello Schools of Beauty has been defining beauty education since 1905 and operates more than 60 campuses nationwide.  Marinello has provided thousands of graduates with Cosmetology education in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon and Utah.


For more information on graduation rates, median debt of students and other important information, visit the page to download the Marinello Schools of Beauty Gainful Employment Disclosures.


Programs vary by location.

Note: The Enfield campus has been closed.

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