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From Bhangra to chair dancing, belly dancing to krump, a melting pot of cultures, new technologies, and the Internet have brought exciting new choices to the world of dance classes from coast to coast. Here is a brief listing of schools and class offerings in New York and Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES

3rd Street Dance
8558 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 275-4683
thirdstreetdance@aol.com
www.3rdstreetdance.com
Over 20 years in Los Angeles. Private lessons also available.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

The Academy of Dance and Performing Arts
5700 Corsa Ave., Ste. 106
Westlake Village, CA 91362
(818) 889-1515
academyofdance@sbcglobal.net
www.academyofdance.us
Teach preschool to professional. Also has a competition squad. In Los Angeles for over 30 years.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Urban.

Academy of Music and Dance
72 W. Bellevue Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 768-2614
www.pasadenadanceclasses.com
Offers dance classes, music lessons, voice and theatre for ages 1-1/2 to adult. Small class size. Features live video feed into all classes. Also Mommy and Me classes. Additional location: 3858 E. Colorado Blvd., Ste. 200, Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 795-0055.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Modern, Musical Theatre.

Agoura Hills Dance and Performing Arts Center
5015 Cornell Rd.
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
(818) 991-8883
agouradanc@aol.com
www.agouradance.com
Pre-dance to professional. All ages.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre.


Alohi’s Polynesian Dance Studio
10707 La Mirada Blvd.
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 693-2211
alohis@aol.com
www.alohis.com
Offers a variety of authentic island dances, consisting mainly of Tahitian and Hawaiian. Ages 3 and up as well as beginner classes for adults. Ongoing enrollment.
Classes: Jazz, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Tahitian.

Anaheim School of Ballet
280 E. Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 520-0904
info@anaheimballet.org
www.anaheimballet.org
The resident ballet company of Anaheim. Pre-dance to professional. Offers an educational outreach and scholarship program.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Urban.

Anisa's School of Dance
14252 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
(818) 908-8008
anisa@anisadance.com
www.anisadance.com
Wide variety of dance and fitness classes. All ages. Also a "parent and me" class.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Modern, Hip Hop, Belly Dance, Hula.

The Arte Flamenco Dance Theatre & Dance School
230 W. Main St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
(626) 458-1234
arteflamenco@earthlink.net
www.clarita-arteflamenco.com
All dance forms from basic to professional. Specializes in Flamenco. Ages 3 to adult. Workshops taught by international performing artists, after school programs, and professional performance opportunities are available.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Hip Hop, Polynesian.

Arthur Murray Dance Studios
262 N. Beverly Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 274-8867
www.arthurmurray.com
Classes: Private, class, and practice lessons. Other locations include: 231 1/2 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203    (818) 242-5672; 5199 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Ste. 100B, Long Beach, CA 90804 (562) 986-4496;?4633 Van Nuys Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 (818) 783-2623. 

Athletic Garage
121 Waverly Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 229-9769
athleticgarage@aol.com
www.athletic-garage.com
Dance and fitness classes for all ages and levels.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Contemporary, Hip Hop.

Ballet Arts School of Dance
31308 Via Colinas, Ste. 101
Westlake Village, CA 91362
(805) 495-7940
robin@balletarts.org
www.balletarts.org
Founded in 1962. Emphasis on dance as a performing art. Formed the Conejo Civic Ballet Company.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Hip Hop.

Ballroom Dance Academy
817 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 467-0825
michael@ballroomdanceacademy.com
www.ballroomdanceacademy.com
Offers group classes as well as private dance lessons, choreography for wedding couples, dance parties, and entertainment for corporate events and private parties.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

BeSpun
1636 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 463-7786
www.bespun.com
Female owned and operated fitness studio featuring pole dance and Angela's Joyride (a dance type workout on an indoor cycling bike.) Group, private classes, pole parties, and workshops available.
Classes: Pole Dance, Spinning.

Belly Dance and Brazilian Samba Dance
6755 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd Fl.
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 646-7731
www.sambadancesuperstar.com
Offers free introductory Brazilian Samba class.
Classes: Latin, Belly Dance.

California Dance Academy
9759 Mason Ave.
Chatsworth, CA 91311
(818) 341-0525
www.californiadanceacademy.com
Introductory through professional-level. First class is always free.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, Modern, Hip Hop.

California Dance Arts & California Contemporary Ballet
4490 Cornishon Ave., Ste. 6
La Canada, CA 91011
(818) 790-7924
info@caldancearts.com
www.dancenowacademy.com
Specializing in classical and contemporary ballet, but also has adult, children, fitness, and elective classes. Also a summer program and a Career Preparatory Training Division for serious dancers.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Lyrical, Hip Hop.

City Ballet of Los Angeles School
152 W. 11th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(323) 292-1932
cblaschool@cityballetofla.org
www.cityballetofla.org/theschoolb.html
Mission is to sustain a dance institution that reflects the economic and racial diversity of LA. Work is a mixture of classical and contemporary. Tours with an urban outreach program and has a full scholarship program.
Classes: Ballet, Modern, Dance History, World Dance.

The Classical Ballet School
Studio 9, 5920 Shoup Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
(818) 610-1091
info@classicalballet.com
www.classicalballet.com
Trains dancers in unique method based on the Cecchetti method. Private and targeted sessions available as well as group classes from child to adult.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Modern, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre.

Conjuctive Points Dance Center
3631 Hayden Ave.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 836-3962
cpdance@earthlink.net
www.culvercity.com/dance/index.html
Beginner to professional. Pre-dance to adult.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, Latin, Modern.

Creation Station
10746 Jefferson Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 839-8999
info@creationstationdance.com
www.creationstationdance.com
Classes reflect commitment to promoting high self-esteem. Creative dance and movement program for toddlers to teens.
Additional location: 6501A Platt Ave., West Hills, CA
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical, Cheerleading, Musical Theatre.

Crenshaw Yoga and Dance
5426 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 294-7148
crenshawyoga@gmail.com
www.crenshawyogaanddance.org
Yoga, dance, and nutrition education.
Classes: Ballroom, Modern, African, Afro-Caribbean, Burlesque, Ballet.

Dance 562
4146 Elm Ave., Ste. 5
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 417-6112
amandabhanson@gmail.com
www.dance562.com
Partner dance instruction and wedding first dance instruction in Long Beach and surrounding communities. First lesson free.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

Dance Alive
865 Via de la Paz, Ste. 196
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 454-5335
office@dancealive.com
www.dancealive.com
New system that focuses on "ultimate life fitness." Trains body, emotions, and mind to work as a healthy team.
Classes: Movement, yoga inspired dance.

Dance Arts Academy
731 S. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 932-6230
info@danceartsacademy.com
www.danceartsacademy.com
Professional training in all dance disciplines. Also offers workshops and master classes.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, tap, Latin, Modern, West African, Movement, Irish Step.

Dance Dimensions Performing Arts Center
Westfield Promenade, 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
(818) 999-3262
www.mydancedimensions.com
Full-service studio offering classes for children, teens, and adults. Outreach program performs throughout the year. Two recitals a year. Summer and winter camps during school breaks.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Broadway, African, Belly Dance, Bollywood.

The Dance Doctor Studio
1440 Fourth St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 459-2264
John Cassese
johncassese@dancedoctor.com
www.dancedoctor.com
Specializes in wedding dance preparation.
Classes: Jazz, Ballroom, Latin, Hip Hop, Country, Belly Dance.

The Dance Factory School of Performing Arts
28901 S. Western Ave., Ste. 113
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90274
(310) 519-3600
dancefctry@aol.com
www.dance-factory.com
Family oriented, positive atmosphere. Classes for the beginner through the National Champion Company dancer, child through adult. Host a yearly recital and competitive dance team.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Acrobatics.

The Dance Family Studio
25 N. Allen Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106
(800) 363-0306
info@thedancefamily.com
www.thedancefamily.com
Founders, Francisco and Stacey Martinez, head the California Ballroom Teachers Academy. Classes, bootcamps, teacher training, cruises.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

Dance Forever Studio
1611 S. Catalina Ave. #L30
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 540-6285
info@danceforeverstudio.com
www.danceforever.org
Specializes in children, offers jazz and hip hop to ages 3 and up.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical, Hip Hop.

Dance Garden LA
3407 Glendale Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 660-4556
zahra@aol.com
www.dancegardenla.com
Diverse dance forms for a diverse group of people. Specialize in Middle Eastern Belly Dance. Classes for all level and ages.
Classes: Latin, Belly Dance, Afro-Brazilian, Persian, Bollywood.

Dance in Motion
22776 Ventura Blvd., Ste. B
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
(818) 222-2085
dim_dancestudio@yahoo.com
www.danceinmotion.net
Classes, summer camp, dance team, wedding dance prep. Stage two recitals a year.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, Latin, Hip Hop, Belly Dance.

Dance of the Devine
2611 Beach Ave.
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 781-0763
Jacqui Lalita
goddessrevival@gmail.com
www.danceofthedivine.org
Belly dancer Jacqui Lalita, known for her passion and playfulness, leads weekly classes to uplift and inspire.
Classes: Belly Dance.

Diamond Dance Academy
24825 South Western Ave.
Lomita, CA 90717
(310) 530-3400
www.diamonddanceacademy.com
Classes for ages 2 to 18.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Movement.

Esencia Flamenca Dance Company and School
324 Redondo Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90814
(562) 761-1618
sarahparra@1esencia.com
www.1esencia.com
Non-profit dance company focused on promoting the art of Flamenco dance and music.
Classes: Flamenco, Latin.

Elite Dance Studios
29457 The Old Road
Castaic, CA 91384
(661) 295-7774
info@elitedancestudios.net
www.elitedancestudios.net
Classes for all ages and levels. First class free.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop.

Fusion Dance Studio
22236 Palos Verdes Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 540-6401
www.fusiondancestudio.com
Classes for adults and children. Has annual recital and choreographer showcase.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Acro, Movement.

Garri Dance Studio
3715 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 846-4390
info@garridance.com
www.garridance.com
Established in 1958. Dance, acting, and music lessons. Ages 2 years to adult.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Hula.

Genie Nakano
12627 Manor Drive
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 644-1186
genieyogini@yahoo.com
www.genieyogini.com
Genie Nakano teaches Middle Eastern style dances and yoga.
Classes: Belly Dance, Bollywood.

Heartbeat House Dance Workout Studio
3141 Glendale Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 669-2821
heartbeathouse@gmail.com
www.heartbeathouse.com
A dance workout studio offering an eclectic mix of ethnic, non-ethnic, traditional dance, fitness, yoga, martial arts, and kids classes.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Latin, Hip Hop, African.

Hermosa School of Dance & Music
1151 Aviation Blvd.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(310) 318-6260
www.schoolofdanceandmusic.com
Music and dance classes. Preschool to Adult. Also have a competition dance team. Other location: 633 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, Latin, Hip Hop.

Halau Hula a Kawika laua'o Leinani
944 N. Diamond Bar Blvd.
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
(909) 396-4775
www.kawikaleinani.com
Professional, authentic Polynesian dance troupe that performs songs and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, New Zealand, Tonga, as well as teaches.
Classes: Hula, Polynesian.

Hollywood Dance Center
817 N. Highland Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90038
(323) 467-0825
www.hollywooddancecenter.com
Ages 4 and up.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, Latin, African, Bellydance, Irish Dance.

Hollywood Dance Company
6755 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd Fl.
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 463-8865
info@idahollywood.com
www.hollywooddancecompany.com
Rick Heiman teaches an advanced Contemporary class, Limon/Horton based, with an emphasis on flow, musicality, and moving with power. Dancers for future performance projects may be recruited from classes.
Classes: Contemporary.

International Dance Academy of Hollywood
6755 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd Fl.
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 463-8865
info@idahollywood.com
www.idahollywood.com
Classes, workshops, and a summer intensive.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Ballroom, Latin, Modern, Belly Dancing, Bollywood.

Isabelle's Dance Academy
1334 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 392-3493
questionsforisabellesalsa@yahoo.com
www.isabellesalsa.com
Specializes in salsa, argentine tango, and fitness pole dancing classes.
Classes: Latin, Pole Dance.

Katnap Dance Center
12932 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 306-7069
www.katnapdance.com
Beginner through professional levels, special children's program, exercise, and fitness stretch.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Modern, Hip Hop.

Kumaras Center for the Arts & Etiquette
1616 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 848-9333
kumarascenter@aol.com
www.kumarasarts.com
Dance, fitness, energy, kids classes, workshops, wedding & quinceanera prep, etiquette & summer camp classes.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Latin, Hip Hop.

L.A. Dance Experience
1941 Westwood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 475-1878
ladanceexperience@verizon.net
www.ladanceexperience.com
All levels. Wedding dance prep. Parties and workshops.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

Let's Dance L.A.
17 S. First St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
(626) 227-2572
letsdance@letsdancela.com
www.letsdancela.com
Flexible program, pay as you go, special events.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

Long Beach Ballet Arts Center
1122 E. Wardlow Rd.
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 426-4112
admin@longbeachballet.com
www.longbeachballet.com
Comprehensive classical ballet program includes a children's division, adult division, a professional academy, and a performing company.
Classes: Ballet, Contemporary.

Long Beach Dance Centre
5107 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 438-1557
www.lbdance.com
Classes, parties, private lessons, wedding, and dance prep.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin, Hula.

Los Altos Dance Center
5531 E. Spring St.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 429-7486
losaltosdance@aol.com
www.losaltosdance.com
Classes for ages 3 to adult. Performance recitals.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop.

Los Angeles Ballet Academy
18138 Sherman Way
Reseda, CA 91335
(818) 780-6126
andreaparis@laballet.com
www.theatricsdance.com
Classes from preschool to adult. Strength building, flexibility, focus, creativity, and love of movement for boys and girls.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Hip Hop.

Los Angeles Ballet School
11755 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 488-8890
info@losangelesballetschool.org
Beginner, intermediate, and advanced students, ages 7 to 19. Also classes in variations, repertoire, pilates, and men's technique.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Movement.

Los Angeles Steppers Connection
159 N. Market St.
Inglewood, CA 90301
(310) 895-5712
terance@mylasc.com
www.mylasc.com
Chicago style stepping. Classes taught by experienced, patient instructors who strive to make classes fun. Students learn at their own pace. ?
Classes: Ballroom, Latin, Stepping.

Lumina Academy of Pasadena
1054 N. Allen Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91104
(646) 296-2812
luminaacademy@earthlink.net
www.luminaacademy.com
Teaches cultural dances from all over the world. Classes are taught by instructors from different countries who want to share their native cultures.
Classes: Ballet, Latin, Belly Dance, Country Line Dance.

Media Dance Center
237 E. Palm Ave.
Burbank, CA 91502
(818) 972-9692
jogeegirl@yahoo.com
www.mediadancecentre.net
Carries the traditions of classical Russian ballet for three generations. Rooted in a 75-year legacy of Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and Pacific Ballet Theatre.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Modern, Hip Hop.

MNR Dance Factory
11606 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 826-4554
mnrdance@me.com
www.mnrdancefactory.com
A place for dancers and their families to "grow up." Also have a dance team, offer ‘Mommy and Me’ classes, and a summer intensive.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre.

Marat Daukayev School of Ballet
731 S. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 965-0333
information@maratdaukayev.com
www.maratdaukayev.com
Serious ballet training for girls and boys in the St. Petersburg style.
Classes: Ballet, Movement.

Millennium Dance Complex
5113 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywoodm CA 91601
(818) 753-5081
mdcdance@gmail.com
www.millenniumdancecomplex.com
Professional dance center catering to the artistic community of the greater L.A. area. All levels, children to adult. Weekly master classes.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop.


Ography Dance Studio
6767 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. 15
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 957-1515
studio@ographydance.com
www.chopperdanceblog.com
Open classes for beginners to advanced students.
Classes: Hip Hop.

Pacific Arts Ballet
10604 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 384-4921
info@pacificartsballet.com
www.pacificartsballet.com
Young children’s program includes Ballet and creative movement. Ballet for students 5 years & up in the Academy Program. Uses the newly developed ABT curriculum. Flamenco also offered.
Classes: Ballet, Latin.

Pacific Studio for Dance
1123 N. Pacific Ave.
Glendale, CA 91202
(818) 240-2393
info@pacificstudiodance.com
All levels, pre-school through adult. Also offer workshops and classes in guy-tech. Performance in annual concerts, National Dance Week celebrations.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop.

Palos Verdes Ballet
26 A Peninsula Center,
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
(310) 377-6663
pauaja@aol.com
www.palosverdesballet.org
All levels. Company opportunities. Adult Division. Also offers Pas De Deux classes. Instruction by guest and master teachers as well as regular staff.
Classes: Ballet.

Peninsula School of Performing Arts
2325 Palos Verdes Dr. W.
Palos Verdes, CA 90274
(310) 375-1398
info@pspadance.com
www.pspadance.com
Classes and workshops for adults and children. Other location: 700 Silver Spur Rd., Rolling Hills Estates, CA.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Acrobatics.

Penny Lane Dance Academy
La Reina Place, 14622 Ventura Blvd. #204
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(818) 981-1414
pennylanedance@sbcglobal.net
www.pennylanedance.com
Variety of class formats for different ages. Also offer ‘Mommy and Me’ classes, Pop Idol classes, pilates, adult classes, and classes for boys.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre.


Pole Position Fitness
3252 E. Willow St.
Long Beach, CA 90803
(526) 930-1223
polepositionfitness@yahoo.com
www.polepositionfitness.com
Pole and chair dance lessons on a weekly basis. Classes are extremely flexible.
Classes: Pole dance.

Private Ballet Los Angeles
(323) 839-5631
Mike Cornell
micornell@gmail.com
www.privateballetla.com
Private and weekly group classes at various private studio spaces with ballet teacher Michael Cornell.
Classes: Ballet.

Rosalba Belly Dancer
9854 National Blvd. Ste 347
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 993-0250
dancersmart@yahoo.com
www.rosalbabellydance.com
Rosalba teaches and performs at various concerts, weddings, and corporate events.
Classes: Belly Dance

Santa Monica Hip-Hop Dance
2901 Ocean Park Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 636-8088
hiphoplisa@yahoo.com
www.hiphopdancer.com
Classes with Lisa Kellogg combine Hip Hop with Pop and Street Dance.
Classes: Hip Hop.

A Step in Time School of Dance
4505 Las Virgenes Rd., Ste. 102
Calabasas, CA 91302
(818) 880-8152
info@astepintimedance.com
www.astepintimedance.com
Well rounded education for all ages in the American Ballet Theatre curriculum.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Acrobatics.

Tango Academy of Pasadena
57 Palmetto Drive
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 963-8020
tangoacademy@gmail.com
www.tangoacademypasadena.com
Authentic Argentine Tango instruction taught exclusively by Argentine instructors.
Classes: Tango, Latin.

Tap Academy Dance Classes & Studio Rentals
1334 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 828-4904
chanbw@netzero.com
www.tapacademy.bizland.com
Committed to teach the original American art form of tap. Additional classes and styles are also taught.
Classes: Tap, Latin, Belly Dance

Time 4 Class
9713 Lurline Ave.
Chatsworth, CA 91311
(818) 700-1756
sandy@t4cstudio.com
www.t4cstudio.com
Dance and fitness studio that offers dance classes for ages 3 - adult and fitness classes for teens and adults.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre.

West Adams Studios
1879 W. Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90018
(310) 938-9927
westadamsstudios@yahoo.com
www.westadamsstudios.com
Dance, fitness, and music classes.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Ballroom, Latin, Modern, Hip Hop, Belly Dance, Burlesque

Westside School of Ballet
1709 Stewart St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 828-2018
westsideballet@verizon.net
www.westsideballet.com
Training in classical ballet for all ages and levels of dancers.
Classes: Ballet.


NEW YORK

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre
Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 W. 55th St.
New York, NY 10019
(212) 405-9000
www.alvinailey.org
Founded in 1958 by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers. Today, led by Artistic Director Judith Jamison, the company is one of the most acclaimed international ambassadors of American culture, promoting the uniqueness of the African-American cultural experience and the preservation and enrichment of American modern dance. Private and group classes available.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Modern, Hip Hop, Horton, West African, Afro-Caribbean.

American Ballet Theatre
890 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
(212) 477-3030
www.abt.org
One of the world's most revered and innovative dance companies. Training combines scientific principles with elements from the classic French, Italian, and Russian schools.
Classes: Ballet.

Ballet Hispanico School of Dance
167 W. 89th St.
New York, NY 10024-1901
(212) 362-6710
coliveras@ballethispanico.org
www.ballethispanico.org
Classes for ages 2-21. Focused on exploring, preserving, and expanding the passion and joyous theatricality of Latino dance through the work in its three core divisions: the Company, the School of Dance, and Primeros Pasos.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Latin, Hip Hop, Afro Caribbean, Spanish.

Broadway Dance Center
322 W. 45th St., 3rd Fl.
New York, NY 10019
(212) 582-9304
info@bwydance.com
www.bwydance.com
Over 200 different classes weekly in a 23,000 square foot state-of-the art facility, more than 80 faculty members. Classes, programs, and workshops for all ages.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Theater, African, Belly Dance.

Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre Joao Grande
104 W. 14th St., 3rd Fl.
New York, NY 10011
(212) 989-6975
info@joaogrande.org
www.joaogrande.org
Classes and workshops in an ancient African martial art and dance.
Classes: Capoeira Angola.

Corvino Ballet
451 W. 50th St.
New York, NY 10019
(212) 247-2564
ecdoesit3@att.net
www.corvinoballet.org
Classes, workshops, and a performance company.
Classes: Ballet.

Dance Center of New Amsterdam
280 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
(212) 625-8369
info@dnadance.org
www.dnadance.org
Open, ongoing classes, beginner through professional levels.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Hip Hop.

DanceSport-Paul Pellicoro
22 W. 34th St.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 307-1111
help@dancesport.com
www.dancesport.com
New York’s largest Latin and Ballroom studio. Private lessons, group classes, nightly practice dance parties. All levels, all ages.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

Dance Theatre of Harlem
466 W. 152nd St.
New York, NY 10031-1814
(212) 690-2800
www.dancetheatreofharlem.org
A cultural, social, and educational institution committed to providing young people of diverse backgrounds with an opportunity to receive training in classical ballet and the allied arts. Company, ensemble, school program, adult program, education and outreach program.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Modern, African, Irish.

Dance Manhattan
39 W. 19th St., 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011
(212) 807-0802
info@dancemanhattan.com
www.dance-manhattan.com
Private lessons, group classes, one-day crash courses and workshops, wedding lessons.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

Fred Astaire Dance Studio
174 W. 72nd St.
New York, NY 10023
(212) 595-3200
www.fredastaireny.com
Other locations in Manhattan: 303 East 43rd St, (212) 697-6535 and 328 E. 61st St, (212) 209-2410. Dance socially, dance for your wedding, dance competitively.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

Haila Strauss Dance
(212) 388-7967
www.danceforactorsandsingers.com
Special dance workshop for actors and singers, audition preparation, private instruction, basic dance for teens.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre.

Harkness Dance Center
92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10128
(212) 415-5500
www.92y.org/harkness
A historic home of modern dance celebrating its 75th year. Classes for all ages and levels, dance therapy, a dance education laboratory, social dance parties, and a dance festival.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, Latin, Modern, Hip Hop, Belly Dance, Afro Carribean, Middle Eastern.

Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation
141 W. 26th St., 3rd Fl.
New York, NY 10001-6800
(212) 691-5040
info@isadoraduncan.org
www.isadoraduncan.org
Company performs Isadora Duncan’s repertoire. Offers certification programs, teacher training, classes, and workshops for children through professional levels.
Classes: Modern, movement.

Joffrey Ballet School
434 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10011
(212) 254-8520
joffrey@joffreyballetschool.com
www.joffreyballetschool.com
Founded in 1953 to develop and train professional dancers. Only school in NYC that includes serious training in both classical and contemporary ballet. Also has child and adult programs.
Classes: Ballet, Contemporary, Modern.

Jose Limon Institute
890 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003
(212) 777-3353
info@limon.org
www.limon.org
The institute specializes in movement dynamics, expression, and musicality, emphasizing the dance legacy of Doris Humphrey and Jose Limon. Professional studies, summer programs, and workshops.
Classes: Ballet, Contemporary, Modern.

Manhattan Movement and Arts Center
248 W. 60th St.
New York, NY 10023
(212) 787-1178
info@manhattanmovement.com
www.manhattanmovement.com
All levels. Adult classes in all dance disciplines as well as fitness; a children's program of dance, movement and rhythm, fitness, music, art, and martial arts for ages 6 weeks to 16 years; dance workshops and performances. Has a 160-seat theater and is the home of the Manhattan Youth Ballet.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Egyptian.

Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance
316 E. 63rd St.
New York, NY 10065
(718) 681-2560
info@marthagraham.org
www.marthagraham.org/center
Longest continuously operating school of dance in America. Classes taught by faculty who worked with Martha Graham and who are or have been members of the Martha Graham Dance Company. Professional training, open classes for non-professionals, intensives, and a teacher training program are offered.
Classes: Ballet.

Merce Cunningham Dance Company
55 Bethune St.
New York, NY 10014
(212) 255-8240
info@merce.org
www.merce.org
Dancers are trained in the Cunningham dance technique. Open program, rofessional training program, or international program. Summer intensives and an educational outreach available. Also offers classes for teenagers 13-17 who have some prior dance training.
Classes: Modern.

The Paul Taylor School
551 Grand St.
New York, NY 10012
(212) 431-5562
ao@ptdc.org
www.ptdc.org
Classes and intensives focused on the Taylor style.
Classes: Modern.

Peridance Center
890 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003
(212) 505-0886
info@peridance.com
www.peridance.com
Classes and workshops for all levels and all ages.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Hip Hop, African.

Razz M'Tazz Dance Company
P.O. Box 1042
New York, NY 10009
(212) 615-6475
www.razzmtazz.com
Workshops and classes for all levels.
Classes: Latin and Jazz.

Rebecca Kelly Ballet
Appleby Foundation, Inc., 579 Broadway, Ste. 4B
New York, NY 10012
(212) 431-8489
rkballet@ix.netcom.com
www.rebeccakellyballet.com
In addition to the contemporary ensemble, there are classes for teens, intensives, and workshops. Also a youth performance program.
Classes: Ballet, Contemporary.

Roy Arias Dance Studios
300 W. 43rd St., Fifth floor
New York, NY 10036
(347) 273-1536
denise@royariasstudios.com
www.ariasdancenyc.com
Open classes for all levels. Also a junior dance program.
Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, Latin, Modern, Hip Hop, Break Dance, Theatre Dance.

Sandra Cameron Dance Center
199 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10012
(212) 431-1825
dance@sandracameron.com
www.sandracameron.com
Over 80 classes a week in social dancing from basic to advanced. Also offer master classes and workshops.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

School of American Ballet
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023-6592
(212) 769-6600
www.sab.org
Official training academy of the New York City Ballet, established in 1934 by George Ballanchine and Lincoln Kirstein. The premier ballet academy in the U.S. Admission by audition only.
Classes: Ballet.

Shall We Dance
137 Duane St., Ste. 5A
New York, NY 10013
(212) 608-1255
www.shall-we-dance.com
Workshops for all levels.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

Stepping Out Studios
37 W. 26th St., 9th Fl.
New York, NY 10010
(646) 742-9400
www.steppingoutstudios.com
All Latin and Ballroom styles, all levels. Open classes, workshops, once-a-month free dance parties, wedding dance instruction, a LGBT dance program, college and high school programs, and teacher training.
Classes: Ballroom, Latin.

Steps on Broadway
2121 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
(212) 874-2410
info@stepsnyc.com
www.stepsnyc.com
The School at Steps offers a training program for ages 2-18. The studio offers open classes for beginners through professionals.
Dance: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, Latin, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Theatre Dance.

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