Melba Morris Ballet Studio

Melba Morris is originally from New York City, studied ballet at renowned Studio 61 in Carnegie Hall, Jazz with the legendary Luigi and was dancing professionally at age 17. Credits include New York City Opera at Lincoln Center, American Festival Ballet and The King and I.  Los Angeles teaching credits include Hama's Dance Center, and Eagle Rock Cultural Center.  She has owned and operated her own studio in Echo Park since 1988.  Ballet is the primary focus.  Classes are small, with individual attention to each student.  All classes are taught by Melba Morris, with the exception of occasional guest teachers.

She has studied the Vaganova and Cecchetti Methods and attended numerous continuing education teacher seminars including those with Henry Danton (Royal Ballet), Alla Sizova (Kirov), Donald Hewitt (National Ballet of Canada), and David Howard (Royal Ballet).  "Miss Melba's" students have been accepted to LA County High School for the Arts, as well as summer programs at San Francisco Ballet School, Bolshoi Academy and the Joffrey Ballet School.

Please feel free to contact us, via Phone, E-Mail or Post:

Melba Morris Ballet Studio
1625 Glendale Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA  90026
(213) 484-1116
mmballet@juno.com