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About Us

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 environment which is safe and welcoming of diversity at all times. We believe children thrive in a happy  learning environment. We encourage our students to propel their wonderful  work ethic through a happy disposition.  We celebrate the individual.

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  todays 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 our dance  development and longevity.  Musicality and Artistry are integral to detailed training and as such go hand in hand with the pristine Technical Bio Mechanics of  our ballet programs.


Our class sizes are small to ensure that each student receives individual attention in their training and to adhere to Social Distancing. 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 rated #1. Hands Free Foot pump Purell Sanitizing Stations and Hands free Temperature Station. Large 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. Spacious 3 cubicle student bathrooms with  double sinks stocked with Sanitizer Soaps Dispensers and Paper Hand Towels dispensers. Front and Back entrances doors. 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 network synchronized to our In Person Class Program. All our registered students have choices of In Person and /or Virtual Training Programs or both.  

Our comprehensive Dance Programs include: 

The Royal Academy of Dance Ballet Syllabus and open classes for Children aged 3 to Adult, Vaganova Specialist Coaching Program in Classical Ballet, Contemporary Ballet, PBT, Neo-Classical, Character, Hybrid Conditioning and Flexibility, Choreographic Composition, Bio-mechanics of Dance, Jazz, 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.

Additional Offerings

The CID International Dance Council UNESCO Certification of Dance Studies

Royal Academy of Dance Examinations

Vaganova Class Assessments 

Community Stage Performances 

Yearly Recitals

Our Yearly Recital June 18, 2023

Filming for "What time is it little dandelion? " begins in October 2022.

Workshops and Summer Intensives 

World Ballet Competition preparation.

Aerial Arts training extension programs taught by Hybrid Movement Company's youth training program based in NYC.

We are one of only a handful of Ballet Studios in the world 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 ( Genee Awards) 

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.

As students of DanceArtists our students have performed at NYC Lincoln Center, NY City Center, Marquiss Theater  Broadway, Toyota Oakdale Theater, NYC World Maker Fair, Brooklyn Museum of the Arts, Hybrid Movement Company Performance Facility NYC and many more. 

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  Artform, 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. They 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.  

DanceArtists Students 2022

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