The Dance Lounge takes pride in having just a couple of good quality instructors that know how to meet your dancing goals while keeping things fun and light.  

 
Allyson Lockhart

 

 

 

 

Instructor:  ALLYSON LOCKHART

Studio OWNER, CHOREOGRAPHER, DANCER, INSTRUCTOR

SAG 

NDCA, DVIDA, ISTD, AM

 

AWARDS:

2017 & 2018 COMMENDATION for 5 STAR SERVICE REVIEWS on YELP

2015 EXCELLENCE IN ARTS Award from the city of Torrance, CA.

COMMENDATION for EXCELLENCE IN ARTS Los Angeles County, CA.

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION for EXCELLENCE IN DANCE California Legislature Assembly

 

Film & Production Dancer & Choreographer

Dance Event Planning & Entertainment

Off-site guest coaching available



"My goal as an instructor and choreographer is to provide you with the proper tools you need to succeed as a dancer in a fun and supportive environment that you'll look forward to coming to again and again."

- Allyson Lockhart

 

DANCE KNOWLEDGE
NDCA, DVIDA, ISTD, AM

Ballroom - Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Viennese Waltz
Standard - Quickstep

 

Rhythm - Rumba, Cha Cha, Swing, Mambo, Bolero
 

Latin - Jive, Samba

Novelty - Bal-Swing, Jitterbug, Lindy, Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing, Salsa, Hustle, Night Club Two Step, Country Two Step, Merengue, Country Line Dance, Line Dance, Flashmob, Dance Cardio and Freestyle

 

TELEVISION EXPERIENCE

 

Masterchef - Gordon Ramsay - Dancer / Dinner Guest

Gastby Party Episode 

 

Chef (The Movie) - Salsa Dancer

Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, Robert Downey Jr.

Open Road Films

 

Dirty Dancing "Living The Dream" -Contestant - Dancer
Don Weiner Productions, DJ Entertainment

 

Dirty Dancing TV Show - Salsa Instuctional Spot 1 
 

Dirty Dancing TV Show - Salsa Instructional Spot 2 

Ballroom Bootcamp Episode 3 - Featured Dancer "Herself"
Thom Beers, Original Productions

 

Ballroom Bootcamp Episode 1 - Featured Dancer "Herself"
Thom Beers, Original Productions

 

Strong Medicine, "Cinderella In Scrubs" - Featured Dancer
John Perrin Flynn, Sony Pictures Television

 

Gilmore Girls "Wedding Bell Blues" - Featured Dancer
Amy Sherman, Dorothy Parker Drank Here Productions

 

Gilmore Girls "They Shoot Gilmores, Don't They?" - Featured Dancer

Kenny Ortega, Dorothy Parker Drank Here Productionue and Freestyle

 

 

CHARITABLE SHOWS & CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Cornerstone Elementary School Fundraiser

 

Dancer Fighting Cancer Fundraiser

 

Madrona  Middle School Guest Speaker

Together We Rise Foundation

CereCare Foundation


Washington Elementary School Foundation

Guest Speaker at Madrona Middle School

Autism Recovery

The Sunshine Kids Foundation

The Girl Scout's Of America - Guest Instruction

The Children Affected By AIDS Foundation

Toys For Tots

​City of HOPE


Guest Speaker at Torrance High School to stimulate interest in the art of dance

 

Walteria Elementary School - Guest Instruction
 

PROFESSIONAL SHOWS & COMPETITIONS

 

PouL'Amour De Danser - Event Planner & Choreographer, Torrance, CADancing With Stars For Austism Charity Ball - Dancer, Burbank, CA


Fusion Showcase - Choreographer, Palos Verdes, CA

 

Hype Showcase - Choreographer, Torrance, CA
 

Zenith Corporation Swing Time At The Palladium Show -Dancer, Hollywood, CA
 

World Wide Salsa Congress - Dancer, Hollywood, CA
 

Children Affected By AIDS Foundation - Dancer & Choreography, Santa Monica, CA
 

Fashion Show - Dancer & Choreography, City of Industry, CA
 

Aflec Insurance Co., Party - Performance & Instruction, Indian Wells, CA
 

The Westin - Dance Director, Long Beach, CA
 

The Grand - Dancer & Choreography, Long Beach, CA
 

The Dance Factory Annual Pro-Show - Choreography, Lakewood, CA
 

Diamond Star Ball - Choreography, Los Angeles, CA
 

Showcase - Performance & Instruction, Newport Beach, CA
 

Camp Yona Youth Camp - Performance & Instruction, Barstow, CA
 

Follies Stage Show - Dancer & Choreography, Long Beach, CA
 

Five Crowns - Performance & Instruction, Newport Beach, CA
 

Lakewood Country Club - Dancer & Choreography, Lakewood, CA
 

Valentina’s Restaurant - Grand Event - Performance & Instruction, Corona Del Mar, CA
 

Fort MacArthur Air Force Base - Dancer & Choreography, San Pedro, CA
 

Murray Christmas Gala - Performance,  Long Beach, CA
 

Los Altos Hospital Christmas Extravagana - Performance & Instruction, Los Alamitos, CA​

 

 

Pro-Am Division Competition Awards:

Hundreds of entries in competitions dancing with students. Track record is 90% 1st Place Awards given to student dancers.


Professional Division Competition Awards:

1st Place - Halloween Swing, Long Beach, CA

3rd Place - Unique Dance Competition, Costa Mesa, CA

4th Place - AM World Dance Competition, Las Vegas, NV

1st Place - AM Dance Competition, San Francisco, CA

2nd Place - Superama, Orlando, FL

 

 

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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CALL TODAY AT

​310-387-0709

​TO START DANCING!

APPOINTMENT HOURS

STUDIO IS OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

MONDAY - THURSDAY

2:00PM - 10:00PM

SATURDAY - SUNDAY

Not Currently Available

CLOSED

SINGLES & COUPLES WELCOME!

 

ADDRESS

Ballroom, Rhythm, Swing, Salsa, West Coast Swing, Dance Lessons, Dance Studio, Torrance

The DANCE Lounge

at South End Health & Racquet Club

2800 Skypark Drive

Torrance, CA 90505

allyson@thedancelounge.com
Tel: 310-387-0709

 

 

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