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Thank you to all who joined us as we celebrated cultural activist and American classicist, Vivian Ayers' 100th birthday with the republishing of her NASA recognized epic, Hawk (1957), showcasing never before seen book illustrations by world-renowned artist and educator, John T. Biggers along with guest artist accompaniment, including Karon Davis, Sara Golish, Peyton E. Burnett, and Kathryn Garcia. 


To purchase HAWK (1957), republished by Clemson University, available in paperback and hardcover, click here.

Coffee table book availability to be announced soon. 


Limited edition, museum etching paper reproductions of John T. Biggers' illustrations are also available for purchase. Only 3 numbered, framed and signed reproductions of each artwork are available. 

To purchase John T. Biggers' work and for information regarding private exhibit tours at the Rhimes Performing Arts Center, please contact 


HAWK exhibit on view through October 2023. 

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Join us Sunday, February 26th as we partner with Councilwoman Heather Hutt of District 10 for a Free Community Block Party, part of our Black History Month celebration. Free carnival rides, and games plus free dance classes. Food for purchase will be available from some of LA's top food trucks (Kogi, Downtown Taco Co, West Coast Pizza). 


Don't miss Hasbro's Kiya + the Kimoja Heroes immersive booth featuring a crystal-inspired hair station, photo booth op and giveaways. Amazon will also be there with local businesses including a gourmet chocolatier. 


We're serving up fun for the whole family! Bring your friends and celebrate our new studio community with us. 

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Our Summer Intensive includes a comprehensive curriculum rooted in techniques of Ballet and Modern with additional classes in Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, African, Dunham, Tap, & Musical Theater as well as an elite roster of Guest Artists.

This year we are offering virtual and in-person participation options for ages 8+.  Limited housing is also available.  

For more info call (310)280-9145

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Join us Sundays for exciting Master Classes. Spaces are limited. Advanced registration is required.  We are now offering $5 per class viewing passes!  Spread the word! We look forward to DANCING with you!

To Register click HERE.

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DADA Virtual Dance World

Do you live out of state, outside the U.S. or can't make it to our in person studio classes? Then the DADA Virtual Class Experience is for you. Enjoy the Debbie Allen Dance Academy curriculum from the comfort of your own home. With classes in ballet, hip hop, jazz, African, Latin fusion, flamenco and Broadway, you can participate in these online classes with Debbie Allen's world-class faculty! Additionally, DADA is offering a variety of fitness classes including Dunham Technique, Zumba and pilates! Best of all, each class is just $5, with additional subscription options. Register today! Click HERE for more class selection, pricing and registration information!

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