Establish in 2007 DanceArtists Ballet Academy is an internationally registered school with The Royal Academy of Dance and our Director Joanna Duncan a member of the International Dance Council UNESCO, Paris whose members are the most prominent federations, associations, schools, companies and individuals in over 170 countries.
We offer exceptional training programs taught by our superlative qualified Dance Faculty in a positive studio environment where happiness drives our dancers development.
Our Teachers are knowledgeable accomplished professional Performers as well as qualified experienced Dance Teachers. Please read about or Faculty here.
We promote a happy, nurturing Training environment which is safe and welcoming of diversity at all times. Children thrive in a happy learning environment. We encourage our students to propel their wonderful work ethic through a happy disposition.
We are a non-competitive classical ballet training academy where mutual respect and encouragement in a positive environment is the standard. At Danceartists we recognize that, while today's dancers require versatility, it is with the understanding that Classical Ballet is the absolute Foundation of high achievement in Dance and, as such, our Ballet Programs give great attention to the training of age appropriate Ballet biomechanics for dance development and longevity. Musicality and Artistry are integral to detailed training and go hand in hand with our pristine Technical Bio Mechanics.
Our class sizes are small to ensure that each student receives individual attention in their training. Our sanitized large 47 x 29 ft studio with Wi-Fi is equipped with state of the art Marley Sprung Floor System, full length wall mounted mirrors, remote control sound and computer systems, large Wall Display Screens, Swiss made IQ Hospital Grade Air Purifying Systems to 0.03. Hands Free Foot pump Purell Sanitizing Stations. Large comfortable waiting area with large capacity parking area right at the door in a quiet yet conveniently located open tree studded location right next to White City Shopping Plaza.Central Heating and Airconditioning year round. Spacious student bathrooms stocked with Sanitizer Soaps Dispensers and Paper Hand Towels dispensers. We care about the safety and happiness of our students and families and our Faculty.
We teach In Person and also On-line simultaneously from our state of the art studio with Zoom conferencing through our secure, closed VPN network synchronized to our In Person Class Program. All our registered students have choices of In Person and /or Virtual Training Programs or both. Regardless of the weather our classes continue smoothly all year. We are fortunate that our School Administrator, Scott Duncan, is an IT specialist and he has brought his expertise to Danceartists installing and up keeping our Audio and Visual libraries and In Person and On Line Teaching communications.
We care about our local community and join fund raising charities like Project Smile with performances in Fundraising Events. Through these important performances our high school students also fulfill their yearly community volunteer hours requirements.
Our comprehensive Dance Programs include:
The Royal Academy of Dance Children's Ballet and Character Examination Syllabus and the Advanced Vocational Examination Syllabus through to Solo Seal. We have entered our students in the Royal Academy of Dance Examinations for over 30 years with consistently outstanding examination results, so our expertise in teaching Ballet is backed by the established proof of our students long history of excellent results over all these years. And we love seeing our students excel.
Ballet Classes for Pre-School Children aged 3 -4 with our young Children's specialist Teacher Tina Marshall are an absolute joy, the extensive carefully structured teaching program develops co ordination, musical awareness, sensory awareness, imagination and is a perfect preparation for Ballet: Vaganova Specialist Coaching Program in Classical Ballet, Contemporary Ballet, PBT, Neo-Classical, Character, Hybrid Conditioning and Flexibility, Choreographic Composition, Bio-mechanics of Dance, Yoga, Theory of Dance, Repertoire, Pas de Deux, Stage Production including Music as applied to Dance, Costume Construction, non-competitive professional level performance opportunities, DanceArtists In Person and Online Training Program choices, and Private Coaching lessons. Competition solo and group preparation for YAGP, (Youth America Grand Prix) the Fonteyn Awards at the Royal Opera House, London, Prix de Lausanne, Switzerland to qualifying students.
The CID International Dance Council UNESCO Certification of Dance Studies
Royal Academy of Dance Examinations
Vaganova Class Assessments
Community Stage Performances
Workshops and Summer Intensives
World Ballet Competition preparation.
Aerial Arts training extension programs opportunities taught by Hybrid Movement Company's youth training program based in NYC by Francoise Voranger.
We are one of only a handful of Ballet Studios in the USA that we know of, whose Students have qualified 3 years in a row through their High Distinction marks in the Royal Academy of Dance Advanced 2 Examinations, for the prestigious International Fonteyn Awards (previously Genee Awards) Pearl Madnick was awarded the $5,000 Darcey Bussell Travel Scholarship in 2019. Students who train with DanceArtists have found success in many Ballet and Dance Companies including Royal Ballet London, American Ballet Theatre, Australian Ballet, Hybrid Movement Company, English National Ballet, Hamburg Ballet, Christopher Harrison's Antigravity, Cirque du Soleil and many more. And in many wide ranging Academic careers because detailed Ballet training over the years helps develop the individuals intellectual ability to focus and apply their minds in many areas of study.
Some of our students who have attended aerial acrobatic training with Francoise Voranger have performed at NYC Lincoln Center, NY City Center, Marquiss Theater Broadway, Toyota Oakdale Theater, NYC World Maker Fair, Brooklyn Museum of the Arts with her Hybrid Movement Company.
Every student at DanceArtists receives the same detailed caring dance training on the Ballet worlds most recognized established Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus and Vaganova Syllabus training programs in our caring environment. Whether your child wants to pursue a career in dance, or learn dance for the sake of learning this most exquisite movement Art form, here at DanceArtists every student is offered the exactly same level of expertise in Dance training.
Royal Academy of Dance Teachers are known as the most up to date qualified Teachers of Dance in the world. We are required to complete the RAD Continuing Professionals Development Courses each year. This is why you know with confidence that a registered Royal Academy of Dance Teacher has the most up to date knowledge of the teaching of Dance. Only qualified RAD Teachers can enter their students in the Royal Academy of Dance Examinations.