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WELCOME TO EDGE

EDGE is world renowned as a leader in commercial dance and L.A. styles. Established in 1992, we offer beginning through professional open classes 7 days a week, 350 days a year. Class styles include Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz Funk, Contemporary, Theatre Dance, Turns and Jumps, Salsa and many Dance fitness styles. The faculty is a who’s who of industry choreographers, teachers and performers whose instruction and work have inspired generations of dancers. They have worked with entertainers including Christina Aguilera, Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Prince, Rihanna, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake.

STUDENT BODY

Our customers are made up of aspiring and professional dancers, actors, industry professionals, as well as individuals who prefer dancing as a way to stay fit. We currently accept students 8 and older but the vast majority are between the ages of 16 and 25. We have many international students and touring groups, especially from Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

COMMUNITY

The studio has provided dancers, support personnel, meeting, rehearsal and filming space for numerous events and benefits and have sponsored events for the Gabriella Foundation, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Los Niño’s. Boys and Girls Club of Hollywood, World Choreography Awards, L.A. Dance Invitational (benefiting the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center Youth Services), Dancers Responding to AIDS, Mountain AIDS Foundation, LA Gay Men’s Chorus, Fosse Awards, Fosse Scholarship program, RAD Awards, Dancers Alliance and National Dance Week. EDGE has also provided rehearsal space and sponsorship for many local dance companies: Hysterica, Royal Flux, Entity, Catastrophe Dance, Stilt World, Commonality Dance Company, Rei Aoo’s DancePlanet, Lux Aeterna, TapSounds Underground and Unity Dance Ensemble.

FILMING

EDGE has been used to film television shows and celebrity profiles for companies that include NBC, MTV, Vogue, Bravo, Pantene, Lifetime, Oxygen, BET and VH1 for shows such as “Dancing with the Stars”, “Chasing Destiny”, “So You Think You Can Dance”, “Your Mama Don’t Dance”, “Becoming …”, “How to Look Good Naked”, “Hell Date”, "Ashlee Simpson”, “The Prancing Elites”, Little People LA” and “73 things with Amy Adams” among others.

REHEARSALS

Dance agencies, casting directors and artist representatives scout EDGE for new talent. Auditions and rehearsals for tours, television shows, commercials, videos, industrials and cruise ships have been held at EDGE. Clients include Cher, Sia, Bette Midler, Jeremy Piven, Florence + The Machine, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Peter Gabriel, Vanessa Carlton, "Tommy" (the musical), "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat", Princess Cruises, Mafia (Touchstone Pictures), Heart of Love (Beverly Hills Playhouse), Denise Austin, Kathy Griffin, Kristine W (Carleen Terrano Agency), Keenan Ivory Wayans Show, Sputnik Films, Star Search, Warner Brothers Records and Propaganda Films.

COACHING

EDGE has been frequented by many celebrity clients among Amy Adams, Christina Applegate, Justine Bateman, Britney Spears, Ryan Gosling, Bette Midler, Elizabeth Berkley, Neve Campbell, Cameron Diaz, Ileana Douglas, Kirsten Dunst, Carmen Electra, Jenna Elfman, Adam Garcia, Gina Gershon, Leeza Gibbons, Jeff Goldblum, Heather Graham, Melora Hardin, Marilu Henner, Katie Holmes, Kate Hudson, Poe, Keri Russell, Kiki Shepard, Brooke Shields and Alicia Silverstone.


STUDIO CLASSES

Studio classes are open and on-going. Register on-line and purchase classes by the single-class or our 3, 5, 10 or 20-class card. We do not do placement classes. Each studio has an observation window so you can watch a class before taking it. Then, sign-in before each class you take on-line, to reserve your spot, and at the studio. Purchase more classes at the studio or on-line. See Rates|Policies for more information.

Jazz

Levels: Basic (Entry), Jazz 1 (Beg), 2 (Int), 3 (Adv), 4 (Adv/Pro)

Styles: vary per teacher

Jazz 40+

Dancers: 40 years and over.

Levels: Intermediate and above.

Class: Warm-up, across the floor and combination. It's all dance and more gentle on the body.

Ballet

Levels: Basic, Beginning, Intermediate/Advance.

Tap

Levels: Basic, Beginning, Intermediate/Advanced.

Hip Hop

Levels: Beginning, All Levels. Most Hip Hop classes are traditionally not leveled. Beginning Hip Hop classes are for entry level and beg dancers.

Styles: vary per teacher.

Jazz Funk

Levels: Beg, All Levels

Styles: Vary per teacher. Jazz funk is a fusion of Jazz and Hip Hop.

Contemporary

Levels: Intermediate, advanced. If a class does not indicate a level it is an Intermediate/Advanced level.

Styles: vary per teacher

Contemporary Jazz

Levels: Intermediate, advanced. If a class does not indicate a level it is an Intermediate/Advanced level.

Styles: vary per teacher. Contemporary Jazz incorporates more Jazz technique.

Theatre Dance

Levels: Beginning/Intermediate.

Styles: vary per teacher.

Salsa

Single or Couples. Best to come with a partner.

Levels: Beginning/Intermediate.

FITNESS CLASSES

Levels: All levels

Styles: Dance cardio fitness classes and workouts.

5-6-7-BROADWAY! - Musical theatre cardio workout to your favorite Broadway and Movie Musicals.

GROOV3 (TM) - Hip Hop cardio fitness. Special DJ spinning all the right music.

Latin Jazz Fusion - Latin infused dance cardio workout

Pilates for Dancers - Floor/mat routine

Yoga for Dancers

MASTER CLASSES

Master classes with legendary leaders in the industry. Special class rate. Look for announcements on social media. Register on-line.

WORKSHOPS

4-week absolute-beginner workshops to get dancers up and running. New workshops announced on-line and at the studio.

INTENSIVES

Our summer intensive offers and unique EDGE experience for dancers 14-years and above.

   

Bill Prudich, EDGE Executive Director

Kilah Willingham, EDGE Manager


SOME CELEBRITY CLIENTELE

Amy Adams

Christina Applegate

Justine Bateman

Elizabeth Berkley

Neve Campbell

Cher

Cameron Diaz

Ileana Douglas

Kirsten Dunst

Carmen Electra

Jenna Elfman

Adam Garcia

Gina Gershon

Leeza Gibbons

Jeff Goldblum

Ryan Gosling

Heather Graham

Melora Hardin

Marilu Henner

Katie Holmes

Kate Hudson

Janet Jackson

Michael Jackson

Madonna

Keri Russell

Kiki Shepard

Brooke Shields

Alicia Silverstone

Eric Stonestreet

Kristine W

 

     
             
     

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