1844 Echo Park Avenue | Los Angeles, CA, 90026 | (323) 913-9460

Adult Ballet


This class is taught by:

Phillip McAbee

Phillip McAbee is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. He studied modern dance and classical ballet with Margie Swhartz Castleman and Cecil Heller at University of Louisville Garden Court Ballet Dance Academy. Mr. McAbee holds a BFA in choreography/performance from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an MA in Dance from University of California Los Angeles. While living in New York City Mr. McAbee was Artistic Director of The McAbee Dance Company. Trained in Cecchetti Ballet Technique by Alfredo Corvino he has taught dance in Osaka Japan, Cape Verde, New York City, Youth Performing Arts School Louisville, Ky. He presently teaches adult ballet classes at Pilates & Arts Studio and Studio-A-Dance located Los Angeles, California. Mr. McAbee is the current Artistic Director of AdultBalletLA.

Cati Jean

Originally from Versailles Cati grew up in southern France. She studied extensively with renowned teachers. She performed a wide range of the classical repertory before studying the Jose Limon and Martha Graham techniques of Modern and Contemporary dance in Paris. Cati has been a guest teacher at many famous schools, including: Stockholm Ballet Academy, Sweden; Tokyo Broadway Dance Center, Japan; Harmonique Dance Center, Paris, France; Ema Pulido Dance Center, Mexico City, Mexico; and the Festival of Dance, Perugia, Italy. Cati’s love of dance and years of teaching experience make her an inspiring teacher and has established her as an inventive choreographer.

She performed 5 years in Paris in the renowned cabaret shows Alcazar de Paris and Le Paradis Latin. She performed and taught in Japan for a year. She moved to Los Angeles on a scholarship program at the EDGE Performing Arts Center and trained in the Aerial Arts. Her performed with Prince, Ricky Martin, Jay-Z and Tina Turner and in films – Ms Santa Claus and Cinderella choreographed by Rob Marshall, Three to Tango, Rock Star, Ocean’s Eleven, Jag, The Shield and Kiss Kiss, Bang, Bang.

She’s a choreographer with extensive credits. She has coached numerous well known actors, aerial artists and singers. She is the Producer, Creator and Director of the successful French-style cabaret L’effleur des Sens


Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Aug 22 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Phillip McAbee
  • Tue Aug 29 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Sep 05 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Sep 12 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Sep 19 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Phillip McAbee
  • Tue Sep 26 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Oct 03 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Phillip McAbee
  • Tue Oct 10 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Oct 17 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Phillip McAbee
  • Tue Oct 24 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Oct 31 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Nov 07 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Nov 14 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Nov 21 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Nov 28 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Dec 05 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Dec 12 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean
  • Tue Dec 19 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Cati Jean