2014 Summer Dance Intensive
First Session June 23 - July 12
Ages 9 - 12

Second Session July 14 - Aug 2
Ages 13 - 21

Audition Fee:
$35.00 must bring Picture & Resume of training

February 2

Los Angeles
City Ballet of Los Angeles Studio
1532 W 11th Street
Los Angeles CA 90015 Map>>
10:00am - 11:30am (Ages 9 - 12)
12:00pm - 1:30pm (Ages13 - 21)

February 23

Old Town Temecula
Community Theater Dance Studio
42051 Main Street
Los Angeles CA 92590 Map>>
9:30 - 10:30 (Ages 9 - 12)
11:00 - 12:00 (Ages13 - 21)

Video audition will be excepted until February 23, 2014
mail to:
3470 Olympiad Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90043


Session One
Ages 9 -12
Tuition $1,350.00

Session Two
Ages 13 - 21
Tuition : $1,500.00

Housing is available by request for $800.00 for the three weeks
must have own chaperon

Scholarships are available

Classical Ballet, Modern, Mens Class, Partnering, Theater, Pointe & Pre-Pointe, Variations, Composition, Yoga, Pilates.


Robyn Gardenhire Artistic Director & Founder of City Ballet of Los Angeles former dancer of American Ballet Theater, White Oak Project, Cleveland Ballet, and Joffrey II

Rick Gonzalez Former dancer of New York City Ballet, Washington Ballet guest choreographer and dancer of City Ballet of Los Angeles

Ellen Rosa- Director of Idyllwild School of the Arts and former dancer with City Ballet of Los Angeles , LA Opera and is an ABT certified teacher

Jonathan Sharp- Former dancer with Boston Ballet & Pennsylvania Ballet and is on faculty of Idyllwild School of the Arts, and ABT Certified teacher.

Sloan Robinson - Director of Modern/ Theater Dance City Ballet of Los Angeles, danced with Harbinger dance company.

Hai Cohen- Former dancer with Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company & Body Traffic and is a faculty of Idyllwild School of the Arts

Yuka Fukuda- City Ballet of Los Angeles Modern instructor and former Alvin Ailey Dance Theater II dancer as well as the King & I and City Ballet of Los Angeles
Blair Larson - Director of Yoga at City Ballet of Los Angeles and Artistic Director of Los Angeles Drama Club

Melba Moore- Associate teacher of young dancers program at City Ballet of Los Angeles and ABT certified teacher

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Come and join Los Angeles's premier dance institution building a new generation of dancers ,Incorporate all the elements of mind body and the soul of dance bringing your highest technical and performance abilities to a new level.

City Ballet of Los Angeles Studios are located in the newly renovated Downtown of Los Angeles where students will have access to the Staple Center, Movie Theaters, Dorothy Chandler Theater, The Red Cat Theater, New Restaurants, Moca Museum, Science Center, Natural History Museum as well as the wonderful west coast beaches.

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New Satellite Studio in Ladera

4745 West Slauson Ave
Los Angeles CA 90056 Map

Registration Starts, August 24 and 25
from Noon to 5pm
Special one-time offer of $150.00 for the first three months
Registration fee $30

Classes Start Saturday, September 7, 2013
Ages 3 to 9

Tiny-Tots, Creative Dance, Pre-Ballet, Begging Ballet, Yoga Adult Dance, Pilates & Yoga
(Classes are small for more individual attention)

City Ballet of Los Angeles is a pre-professional academy with a strong ballet foundation. They have been in operation for over thirteen years. At our main studio in downtown Los Angeles we offer ballet, pointe, variations, modern, yoga, pilates, and dance history.

CBLA's artistic director Robyn Gardenhire is a native Angeleno and former company member of the Joffrey II, American Ballet Theatre, Cleveland Ballet and Boston Ballet Theater and brings her background and knowledge of dance to CBLA.

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City Ballet of Los Angeles is now offering Violin Lessons. Ms Gardenhire met Joseph Yuan and was so taken by his amazing skill and easy with kids that it was a light bulb moment. Music is so important to dance so why not offer this to the students at CBLA.

CBLA is offering group classes on Saturday afternoons to the ballet students. To rent your instrument we recommend String Season stringseason.com


In The News

BACK STAGE The Actor's Resource
recently posted an article on CBLA.

Dance Review: City Ballet of Los Angeles' 'Concerto Project'
Culture Spot LA
July 25, 2010 | By Anna Reed
On July 22, City Ballet of Los Angeles performed the final installation of its three-week summer series, Concerto Project, against a magnificent backdrop. More>>

A real city ballet for a real city
arts·meme | artsmeme.com
July 24, 2010 Debra Levin Los Angeles Times writer
Los Angeles, a patchwork of suburban satellites assembled into a daunting megalopolis, felt urban Thursday night. A smart young contemporary ballet company, City Ballet of Los Angeles, performed downtown using our handsome cityscape as a backdrop. More>>

Ballet on Broadway
Article by ladowntownnews.com
Read article>>

Concerto Gets the City Ballet Treatment, Another Better Shelter in Glassell Park
Monday, July 19, 2010, by Adrian Glick Kudler
DOWNTOWN: You're not building in this city until you have your own dance. Downtown's sometimes-troubled condo complex Concerto has a whole series devoted to it--the City Ballet of Los Angeles's Concerto Project. More>>

City Ballet of Los Angeles: Behind the scenes
LA Observed
Judy Graeme • May 30 2010 11:25 PM

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