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ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS

4580B Alvarado Canyon Rd.

San Diego, CA 92120

(619) 282-1884

Ballet, hip-hop, jazz, modern, tap

Performing co.: Liam Harney Irish Dancers, McCaleb Dance, San Diego Dance Theatre, Malashock Dance & Company.

STELLA ADLER ACADEMY

6773 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd fl.

Hollywood, CA 90028

(323) 465-4446

Tango, waltz

AMERICAN ACADEMY FOR

DANCE AND KINDRED ARTS

1245 Fifth St.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 656-8899

AMERICAN DANCE INSTITUTE

12745 Ventura Blvd.

Studio City, CA 91604

(818) 760-2167

Ballet, modern

ANAHEIM BALLET

P.O. Box 589

Anaheim, CA 92815

(714) 520-0904

Ballet, jazz, hip-hop

ANGELITA'S CONCIERTO FLAMENCO

(562) 941-3925

Also performing co.

ART OF CHOREOGRAPHY

P.O. Box 1756

Santa Monica, CA 90406

(310) 392-0689

Three-week course in the formal study of choreography

ART OF THE DANCE ACADEMY

11144 Weddington St.

N. Hollywood, CA 91601

(818) 760-8675

Ballet, jazz, tap; also performing co.

AUDREY'S BODY

CONDITIONING & DANCE

The Complex

3928 Campus Dr.

Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 622-9670

Pilates, lindyhop/swing, Latin and smooth dances

Performing co.: Hot Stomp-N-Rhythm Dance Company

B & B DANCE CENTER

(818) 787-6421

BALLET ECARTE SCHOOL

1365 Westwood Blvd.

Westwood, CA

(310) 477-6414

Russian classical ballet

Performing co.: West Coast Classical Ballet Society

BALLET PACIFICA CONSERVATORY

1824 Kaiser Ave.

Irvine, CA 92614

(949) 851-9930

Also performing co.

BALLET PETIT

457 Foothill Blvd.

La Canada, CA 91011

(818) 790-5775

Ballet, ballroom, flamenco, jazz, tap

Performing cos: Junior Ballet Co., Junior Jazz Co.

MEREDITH BAYLIS'

AMERICAN DANCE INSTITUTE

12745 Ventura Blvd.

Studio City, CA 91604

(818) 760-2167

Classical ballet

CALIFORNIA DANCE CENTER

3925 Sepulveda Blvd.

Culver City, CA 90230

(310) 572-7223

Ballet, jazz, modern, tap

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS

School of Dance

24700 McBean Parkway

Valencia, CA 91355

(805) 255-1050

Degree program; choreography emphasis

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY,

LONG BEACH

Department of Dance

1250 Bellflower Blvd.

Long Beach, CA 90840-2801

(562) 985-4747

Degree program; modern dance emphasis

CATE CAPLIN

(310) 289-0684

Theatre arts adagio, overhead lifts, spins, and drops, theatrical stylings

See ad on this page.

CINDERA CHE

at Edge Performing Arts Center

1020 N. Cole Ave., 4th fl.

Hollywood, CA 90038

(323) 962-7733

Actors' movement class, intermediate jazz.

See ad on page 24.

ANNA CHESELKA DANCE CENTER

12445 Moorpark St.

Studio City, CA 91604

(818) 769-0566

Ballet, jazz

MADILYN CLARK STUDIOS

10852 Burbank Blvd.

N. Hollywood, CA 91603

(818) 506-7763

Ballet, jazz, tap

CLEARY SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE

(818) 503-4677

THE CONSERVATORY

6009 W. Olympic Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 938-6508

Tap, jazz, ballet, modern, children

THE DANCE CENTER

11401 Chandler Blvd.

N. Hollywood, CA 91601

(818) 980-3336

Ballet, hip-hop, jazz, tap, Pilates mat

DANCE FOUNDATION, INC.

17223 Ventura Blvd.

Encino, CA 91316

(818) 986-1101

Ballet, jazz, pointe, tap

DANCE STUDIO NO. 1

2318 Westwood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90064

(310) 446-4443

Ballet, belly dancing, flamenco, jazz, tap

DANCEWORKS STUDIO

7315 Melrose Ave.

W. Hollywood, CA 90046

(323) 933-7069

Ballet, modern, jazz, children, belly dancing

See ad on page 24.

DOREEN'S DANCE SCHOOL

1816 Hillcrest Ave.

Glendale, CA 91202

(818) 243-2283

Ballet, hip-hop, jazz, pointe, tap

MADONNA GRIMES FITNESS THEATRE

at Gold's Gym

1016 N. Cole Ave.

Hollywood, CA 90038

(323) 936-6820

Disco jam, Latino groove, Afro groove, hip-hop

HAMA'S DANCE CENTER

12117 Moorpark St.

Studio City, CA

(818) 985-8701

and

1245 W. Glenoaks Blvd.

Glendale, CA 91201

(818) 242-6110

Ballet, hip-hop, jazz, tap, flamenco, salsa, yoga, childrens' and adults

HIRSCHL SCHOOL OF BALLET ARTS

1086 Tustin Ave.

Anaheim, CA 92807

(714) 630-3223

Also performing co.: Sunrise Ballet Theatre

HOLLYWOOD DANCE CENTER

817 N. Highland Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90038

(323) 467-0825

Ballet, ballroom, belly dancing, folk, hip-hop, salsa, swing, tango, tap, jazz

HUNTINGTON ACADEMY OF DANCE

16601 Gothard, Suite B

Huntington Beach, CA

(714) 847-6657

IMPERIAL DANCE STUDIO

860 W. Imperial Hwy, #F

Brea, CA 92621

(714) 257-0318

Ballet, hip-hop, jazz, swing, tap, lyrical

IRVINE DANCE ACADEMY

15435 Jeffrey Rd., Suite 103

Irvine, CA 92620

(949) 551-3507

Ballet, tap, jazz, musical theatre, creative dance

KATNAP DANCE CENTER

12932 Venice Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90066

(310) 306-7069

Ballet, hip-hop, jazz, tap, salsa

ELSPETH KUANG

(323) 732-9276

Ballet

LE STUDIO

100 W. Villa

Pasadena, CA 91103

(626) 792-4616

Ballet, hip-hop, jazz, tap

BABS WARDEN LEBOWSKY

SCHOOL OF DANCE

332 E. Rustic Rd.

Santa Monica Canyon, CA 90402

(310) 459-4115

Ballet, jazz, tap

MARIE-FRANCE LEVESQUE

FORMER ABT BALLERINA (1985-'96)

(818) 635-7427

Ballet, pointe, variations, private coaching

LICHINE BALLET ACADEMY

405 N. Foothill Rd.

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

(310) 276-5202

Classical ballet, Chinese dance, children's tap

L.A. ACADEMY OF

CLASSICAL BALLET AND DANCE

7266 Sunset Blvd.

Hollywood, CA 90046

(323) 850-9595

Classical ballet, childrens' ballet, pointe, and character classes. See ad on page 24.

LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Women's Physical Education, Dance,

and Health Dept.

855 N. Vermont Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90029

(323) 953-4264

Ballet, flamenco, jazz, tap, modern, choreography

CARLA LUNA

(323) 938-4487

Flamenco

MASON ARTS INSTITUTE

6111 Lindenhurst Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90048

(323) 653-2850

Ballet, modern, jazz, yoga

McGROARTY ARTS CENTER

7570 McGroarty Terrace

Tujunga, CA 91042

(818) 352-5285

Ballet

MILLER ON TAP

1742 N. California St.

Burbank, CA 91505

(818) 563-4341

Tap, musical theatre

MORO LANDIS STUDIOS

10960 Ventura Blvd.

Studio City, CA 91604

(818) 753-5081

Ballet, hip-hop, jazz

ARTHUR MURRAY DANCE STUDIO

262 N. Beverly Dr.

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

(310) 274-8867

and

231 1/2 N. Brand Blvd.

Glendale, CA 91203

(818) 242-5672

Partnership dancing

THE MUSIC THEATER OF SO. CAL.

P.O. Box 5004

San Gabriel, CA 91778

(626) 281-9444

Ballet, jazz, musical theatre, tap;

also production company. See ad on page 22.

THE ANITA NEWMAN

DANCE ARTS CENTER

817 N. Highland Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90038

(323) 650-2929

Children's ballet

Performing co.: The Anita Newman Children's Ballet Co.

VALENTINA OUMANSKY

DRAMATIC DANCE WORKSHOP

3433 Cahuenga Blvd. West

Los Angeles, CA 90068

(323) 850-9497

Storyform video, theatre production

Performing co.: Valentina Oumansky Dramatic Dance Ensemble

THE OUTBACK STUDIO

866 S. Bronson Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

(323) 938-6836

Ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, tango, swing

PACIFIC BALLET CENTER

25 S. Sierra Madre Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91107

(626) 792-0873

Performing co: Pasadena Civic Ballet Co.

PALOS VERDES BALLET CONSERVATORY

26-A Peninsula Center

Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

(310) 377-6663

Classical ballet

Performing co.: Palos Verdes Ballet

PASADENA DANCE THEATRE

1985 E. Locust St.

Pasadena, CA 91107

(626) 683-3459

Ballet

PERFORMING ARTS PHYSICAL THERAPY

8704 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 300

W. Hollywood, CA 90069

(310) 659-1077

Pilates, physical therapy. See ad on this page

PAULA PRESENT

(310) 786-0224

Modern dance, creative movement

BERT PRIVAL SCHOOL OF

BALLET AND THEATRE ARTS

(818) 789-9262

Ballet

PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS

1321 Sartori Ave.

Torrance, CA 90501

(310) 328-7664

Ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop,theatre dance

DENNON AND SAYHBER RAWLES

15934 Strathern St.

Van Nuys, CA 91406

(818) 709-7542

Classic jazz, Latin jazz, musical theatre, tap

DEBBIE REYNOLDS STUDIO

6514 Lankershim Blvd.

N. Hollywood, CA 91606

(818) 985-3193

Ballet, funk, hip-hop, jazz, modern, tap

ROZANN-ZIMMERMAN BALLET CENTER

(818) 341-0525

Classical ballet, jazz

IRENE SERATA

(310) 391-3959

Ballet

SLOAN & SLOAN SCHOOL OF DANCING

343 Arden Ave.

Glendale, CA 91203

(818) 241-4424

International and American ballroom

J. ERGLIS SMALTZOFF

SCHOOL OF BALLET AND DANCE ART

7266 Sunset Blvd.

Hollywood, CA 90046

(323) 850-9595

Russian classical ballet

STUDIO A FOR DANCE

2306 Hyperion Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 661-8311

Ballet, jazz, modern, tap

Performing co.: Cumulus

STUDIO OF PERFORMING ARTS

8558 W. 3rd St.

W. Hollywood, CA 90048

(310) 275-4683

Ballroom, jitterbug, salsa, swing, tango

SYNTHESIS DANCE STUDIO

4200 Lankershim Blvd.

Universal City, CA 91601

(818) 754-1760

TANGUERO PRODUCTIONS

8075 W. 3rd St., Ste. 410

Los Angeles, CA 90048

(323) 930-1244

See ad on page 22.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LA

World Arts and Cultures Dept.

124 Dance Bldg.

Box 951608

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1608

(310) 825-3951

Degree program

UNIVERSITY OF SO. CALIFORNIA

School of Theatre

University Park

Los Angeles, CA 90089

(213) 740-1285

Degree program

LULA WASHINGTON'S LOS ANGELES CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATRE

5041 W. Pico Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90019

(323) 936-6591

African, ballet, hip-hop, jazz, modern, tap; also performing company

STEFAN WENTA DANCERS STUDIO

5772 W. Pico Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90019

(310) 836-8036

Classical dance

WEST COAST CONSERVATORY OF BALLET

1014 W. Collins

Orange, CA 92668

(714) 639-8525

Classical ballet

Performing co.: Ballet Unlimited

WESTSIDE ACADEMY OF DANCE

1709 Stewart St.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

(310) 828-2018

African, ballet, flamenco, jazz, modern, Polynesian, tap

Performing cos.: Westside Ballet Co., Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble

YESTERYEARS DANCERS

2546 1/2 Corralitas Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90039-4003

(323) 664-0227, ext. 2

Authentic dances of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries

Performing Companies

AIRES FLAMENCOS

Gabriella Garza

(310) 287-1836

Training offered

ARTS IN MOTION:

JOANNE WARNER DANCE ARTS

1953 W. 11th St.

Upland, CA 91786

(909) 949-4166

AVAZ INTERNATIONAL DANCE THEATRE

Anthony Shay, Artistic Dir.

3756 Aloha St.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 663-2829

BALLET REPERTORY THEATRE

5872 Edinger Ave.

Huntington Beach, CA 92649

(714) 846-0215

BETHUNE THEATREDANSE

8033 Sunset Blvd., #221

Los Angeles, CA 90046

(323) 874-0481

COLLAGE DANCE THEATRE

2934 1/2 Beverly Glen Circle, Suite 25

Los Angeles, CA 90077

(818) 784-8669

DANCE ELECTRIC

1015 N. Kings Rd., Ste. 105

Los Angeles, CA 90069

(213) 654-8423

EVEOKE DANCE THEATRE

644 7th Ave.

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 238-1153

Training offered; youth performing group

JAZZ TAP ENSEMBLE

1416 Westwood Blvd., Ste. 207C

Los Angeles, CA 90024

(310) 475-4412

KIN DANCE COMPANY

P.O. Box 4324

Valley Village, CA 91617

(818) 759-1754

R'WANDA LEWIS'

AFRO-AMERICAN DANCE CO.

2632 Wellington Rd.

Los Angeles, CA 90016

(323) 733-8606

Training offered

LORETTA LIVINGSTON AND DANCERS

1318 E. 7th St., #201

Los Angeles, CA 90021

(213) 627-4684

LOS ANGELES CHAMBER BALLET

(310) 453-4952

LOS ANGELES CHOREOGRAPHERS AND DANCERS

Louise Reichlin & Dancers

Zapped Taps/Alfred Desio

(213) 385-1171

MALASHOCK DANCE & COMPANY

Old Globe Theatre

P.O. Box 2171

San Diego, CA 92112

(619) 235-2266

MARTIN DANCERS

(818) 752-2616

Training offered

LOLA MONTES AND HER

SPANISH DANCERS

1529 N. Commonwealth Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 664-3288

THE MOVEMENT COMPANY

P.O. Box 507

Venice, CA 90294

(310) 452-4081, ext. 3

RUTH ST. DENIS CONCERT DANCERS

618 S. Sycamore Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 934-8643

Resources

AMERICAN GUILD OF

VARIETY ARTISTS (AGVA)

4741 Laurel Canyon Blvd., #208

N. Hollywood, CA 91607

(818) 508-9984

Union

CAREER TRANSITION FOR DANCERS

5757 Wilshire Blvd., 7th fl.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 549-6660

Assists and equips professional dancers in taking charge of the process of change that is inevitable to the profession. Free individual and group career counseling, workshops, seminars, resource center materials, scholarships, and grants available. To qualify for services, dancers must be at least 27 years old, except in the case of debilitating injury, and must provide a performing dance career resum profiling professional employment as a dancer for a total of at least 100 weeks within the span of seven years or more. National career consulation line (800) 581-2833. L.A. office (323) 549-6660.

L.A. DANCE FOUNDATION

Grover Dale, President

627 N. Palm Dr.

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

(310) 271-1966

Offers seminars, workshops, and scholarships; publishes Dance & Fitness West magazine

ANITA MANN PRODUCTIONS

2500 Santa Monica Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

(310) 450-7043

Production company

SOCIETY OF STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS (SSDC)

(800) 541-5204

Agents

BOBBY BALL TALENT AGENCY

Susan Salgado‹dir. of dance and music, Jennifer Rossiter‹dance and chorography, Barb Conlon‹Equity division, Danny McConomy‹contemporary music

4342 Lankershim Blvd.

Universal City, CA 91602

(818) 506-8188

Accepts submissions; auditions every 6-10 weeks

KAZARIAN, SPENCER & ASSOC.

Nathan Holtz--dance commercials, Julie McDonald and Tony Selznick‹choreographers and director/ choreographers, Victoria Morris‹Equity division, Tim O'Brien and Cindy Sohl‹dance

11365 Ventura Blvd.

Ste.100, Box 7403

Studio City, CA 91604

(818) 769-9111

Accepts submissions, attn: Dance Dept.

DOROTHY DAY OTIS PARTNERS

Bill Bohl, agent

215 S. La Cienega Blvd., Penthouse

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

(310) 289-8136; fax: (310) 289-8136

Dance/choreography. Accepts submissions; auditions every 2-3 months.

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