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  Carla Luna Carla Luna, Flamenco
D.A.A. Founder/Director

Carla Luna is widely recognized for her eloquent and lyrical dance style. Her fine artistry and dedication to ...more
Hasmik Amirian-Bennet
Hasmik Amirian-Bennet, Ballet
Hasmik Amirian-Bennet was accepted into the Armenian Ballet at the age of 7 and trained by Anaida Ter-Gabrielian, Feya Balabina ...more
  Karen McDonald Karen McDonald, Modern
Karen McDonald has been teaching in the Los Angeles area for over 20 years. She taught for five years at the prestigious California ...more
Luiz Badaro
Luis Badaró, Afro-Brazilian
Luiz Badaró is a master dancer, choreographer and musician from Salvador, Bahia residing in Los Angeles. He is the co-artistic director for ...more
Reid Olson Reid Olson, Ballet
Reid Olson, a native of St. Anthony Idaho, began his ballet training in Los Angeles with Mahri Coshever, Stanley Holden, and Irina Kosmovska. ...more
Kristie Betz Kristie Betz, Tap / Faculty
Kristie Betz started dancing at a very early age and has been performing and teaching ever since. As a seasoned Entertainer she has performed ...more
  Leigh Purtill Leigh Purtill, Ballet
Leigh Purtill is a ballet instructor, choreographer and coach.  She began her teaching career on the east coast in Boston and Connecticut ...more
Kristie Betz Leslie Carothers (Zena Rommett Floor-Barre®) was born in Los Angeles, California, and received her early ballet training in Pasadena, with Evelyn LeMone and Tedd Welsch ...more   Melissa Tannus Melissa Tannús,Tap
Dancer, Teacher, Choreographer Melissa Tannus is a world renown tap dancer from Brazil. Melissa recently moved to the United States from . . . more
Maire Clerkin Máire Clerkin, Irish Step / Faculty
Máire Clerkin is an Irish Dancer, choreographer, writer and teacher. Her current one-woman comedy show The Bad Arm – Confessions of a ...more
  Sven Toorvald Sven Toorvald, Ballet
Sven is a California native whose early ballet training started in Los Angeles with the Royal Ballet’s Stanley Holden and Margaret Hills. He continued ...more
Marat Daukayev Marat Daukayev, Ballet
Marat Fuatovich Daukayev is a well-known star of the Russian Ballet. During his twenty year career at the Kirov, he danced the lead male role in ...more
  Delane Vaughn Delane Vaughn, Hip Hop & Jazz/Funk
Delane Vaughn, an incredibly talented performer and choreographer, has been teaching jazz at the Dance Arts Academy since its opening in 2000 ...more
Robson Freire
Robson Freire, Ballet
Robson T Freire is a dancer and actor from Amazon State, Brazil. The first time Mr. Freire stepped onstage he was just a 10 years old actor ...more
  Linda Yudin Linda Yudin, Afro-Brazilian
Linda Yudin is a dance ethnologist/ dancer specializing in Brazilian dance primarily from the Norhteastern region. She received her master's ...more
Okima Kapaku Okima Kapaku, Hula/Polynesian
Okima Founder of Na Kapaku Hula Halau Kula Nui ‘O Kaleponi, studied with Kumu Ho’ o ulu Cambra of Kamehameha Schools and the University ...more
  Tatiana Zamir Tatiana Zamir (Afro-Hip Hop Dance Workout) A graduate of UCLA's renowned World Arts and Cultures Department, Tatiana Zamir has been dancing most ...more