About Us

Situated in the heart of Orange County, The Dance Academy at Costa Mesa is convenient to Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Santa Ana and Irvine communities. Since opening in January 2006, this Dance Academy has been offering the best dance instruction available for dancers of all ages and abilities. Owned and directed by Cynthia Berning, TDA Costa Mesa specializes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Lyrical.

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to inspire, motivate, and share talents at all levels without judgment. We are passionately committed to providing each individual the opportunity to learn the art of dance in a positive, structured, and inspiring environment. We offer individual attention, respect towards each student, and gentle guidance through the proper techniques of dance. We focus on the proper use of the body while developing artistry and self-expression within each dancer. The Dance Academy at Costa Mesa is proud to offer quality training that will guide our dancers to become confident and strong individuals. We are dedicated to being a part of our community and our teachers share a passion for dance and love for teaching. We believe through sharing our performances and providing a place where members of our community are welcome to learn the art of dance, that we add to the depth and diversity that makes up our community.