Performing Arts For All


Featured in the Award Winning short documentary: FREEZE! Try Again.

PAFA provides Dance, Theater & Music classes, workshops, performance opportunities, behind-the-scenes experiences, community engagements, outreach and more for all ages and abilities.

About Founder & Creative Director Heather Lipson Bell:

Performer, Choreographer and Educator Heather Lipson Bell works nationally and abroad on stage and screen, in both the classroom and the community. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Boston Conservatory. Credits include: New York and Los Angeles Philharmonics; Los Angeles, Dallas, Palm Beach and Boston Lyric Opera companies; Boston and South Dakota Symphony Orchestras; Pasadena Symphony and Pops; the Hollywood Bowl; City Ballet of Los Angeles; Helios Dance Theatre; La Danserie; Wenta Ballet of Los Angeles; Theatre Bethune; South Bay CLO; Cabrillo Music Theatre and Odyssey Dance Theatre. Film Credits include two Academy Award Winners: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and West Bank Story. Currently she is Co-Artistic Director of Teatro Filarmonico; Assistant Director & Choreographer with Los Angeles Opera Education Department; Co-producer for FREEZE! Try Again (short doc) and a Wharton Performance Certified Flexibility Technician.

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