Welcome to Dance Arts Academy! Located in the heart of Los Angeles' mid-Wilshire district, Dance Arts Academy offers professional quality dance training and performing opportunities,to students of all ages and levels of experience. We offer Ballet for youth and adults, Hip Hop, Tap, Modern, Flamenco, Afro-Brazilian, Irish Step, Jazz and more.
Founder/Director, Carla Luna has created beautiful quarters with over 10,000 square feet of space, boasting magnificent bow truss ceilings, skylights, inspiring studios, state-of-the art sprung floors, ample dressing rooms and generous reception area. Our studios are also available f
or rentals. Check out our schedule or contact us for rental information!
The Los Angeles Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. They picked Dance Arts Academy teacher Melissa Barak as one of their two artists!
"There's an undeniable synchronicity to the career arcs of Los Angeles natives Josie Walsh and Melissa Barak. They are alumnae of Westside Ballet; both became ballerinas with prominent national companies — Walsh with Joffrey Ballet and Barak with New York City Ballet..."