Dance studios are rehearsal spaces that are used to teach individuals how to dance. The city of Agoura Hills, California, features a number of dance studios in the area and is located in Los Angeles County. As of 2009, City-Data.com reported that Agoura Hills had a population of over 22,000 residents.
Wild Card Dance Company
Located in Agoura Hills, Wild Card Dance Company (wildcarddance.com) uses dance as a way to create a positive influence in the community. The dance studio offers a number of classes at its location, including ballet, jazz, hip-hop and modern dance. Instructors teach children dancing techniques, emotional expression, breathing, and strength and balance. Adult classes are also available that focus on strengthening the core and getting in shape. The company also offers recitals and competitions for more serious dancers.
California Dance Theatre
The California Dance Theatre (californiadancetheatre.com) is located in Agoura Hills and was founded in 1985. The company has five dance studios that cover over 8,000 square feet. More than 30 instructors teach classes at the dance studio, and opportunities are available for children and adults to learn tap, hip-hop, ballet, modern, musical theater and jazz. Those participating in classes at the dance studio can perform throughout the year.
Retter's Academy of Dance
Retter's Academy of Dance (retterworld.com) is located in Agoura Hills and offers classes and summer workshops to teach children how to dance. The academy is open to dancers who are 7 to 18 years old, and classes include hip-hop, ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and contemporary. Different levels are available for dancers with varying skills. The company has performed in a number of competitions in the Los Angeles area, including the Showstopper Competition and Thousand Oaks Arts Festival.
A Step in Time School of Dance
Located in Calabasas, A Step in Time School of Dance (astepintimedance.com) is less than 10 miles from Agoura Hills and provides dancing classes for individuals of all ages at its studio. All students are trained in the American Ballet Theatre Curriculum, and graded levels of jazz, ballet and tap dance are available. The company has two dance studios, which are also available for rental. A student room is also located on the premises where students can socialize, eat meals and complete homework.
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