Playground LA is LA's Newest Dance studio brought to you by Robin Antin and Kenny Wormald. Playground LA offer Master Classes, Scheduled daily dance & dance fitness classes. Taught by the industry's hottest teachers & choreographers.
Located on the famous Melrose Ave. Playground LA has a great vibe the moment you walk in with its high ceilings, exposed brick and modern yet industrial vibe. Playground LA will be your favorite spot to rehearse, take class, get fit, shoot, film and much more.
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Originally from Los Angeles, Robin Antin has made a name for herself as a choreographer, producer, director, designer and entrepreneur. In 1995, Robin Antin created, “The Pussycat Dolls” originally as a live club show at Johnny Depp’s infamous Viper Room in Hollywood. After 8 years of putting her show on every weekend at the viper room she decided to take the show to the infamous Roxy, on sunset Blvd performing to sold out crowds with faces in the audiences including Cameron Diaz to Hugh Hefner to Jimmy Iovine. Soon after Robin signed a deal with Jimmy Iovine at Interscope records where they took the club show and turned into an international super group, recognized worldwide as one of the most successful girl groups of all time with over 20 million albums sold.
Robin then decided to brand The PUSSYCAT dolls by dominating the Las Vegas strip. Signing a deal with Caesars Palace to create her own “Pussycat Dolls Lounge and Pussycat Dolls Casino” located next to PURE nightclub.
Soon after she landed two seasons of her own reality show on CW, “Search for the Next Doll”. In 2007, during season two, Robin created a new girl group, “Girlicious” who made a Platinum self-titled album and went on to sell out arenas across the world.
Robins Pussycat dolls brand went into a collection of lingerie, called “Shhhh, by Robin Antin,” as well as two of her own fitness DVDs titled “Pussycat Dolls Workout, by Robin Antin.” She has worked with many artists along the way including Christina Applegate, Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera, Fergie, Charlize Theron and Scarlett Johansson. Robin also worked with Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu when they played “Undercover Pussycat Dolls” in “Charlie’s Angels Full Throttle”.
Robin has choreographed for many hit TV shows including “American Idol”, The Emmys® with host Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy then asked Robin to come back on the Tonight Show choreographing a Dirty Dancing Spoof for him and Drew Barrymore, the 2011 opening at “The Billboard Awards” with host Ken Jeong and “The Academy Awards”. Most recently, Robin choreographed the only musical number at the 2014 Emmys®, featuring Weird Al Yankovic and Andy Samberg. She also served as a recurring guest judge on “So You Think You Can Dance” and was a permanent judge on the Lifetime show “Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition”.
Robin then created group "GRL," in which they featured on Pitbull’s single "Wild Wild Love." GRL's self-titled EP and their single "Ugly Heart", produced by Dr. Luke and Max Martin, jumped to #1 on the Australian charts.
Kenny Wormald was born in Boston, MA., where he studied from the age of 6 - training in Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Modern and Hip Hop. After graduating high school, Kenny moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the performing arts. In October 2011, Kenny debuted as the lead role of Ren McCormack in Paramount Pictures remake of Footloose. He appeared as a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, ELLEN Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Dancing with the Stars! Kenny has appeared in several films as an actor including the critically acclaimed, LOVE & MERCY, where he plays the Beach Boys’ drummer, Dennis Wilson. You can see Kenny in Wes Craven’s final produced film, The Girl In The Photographs. His latest work can be seen on AMC’s smash hit TV series, Fear The Walking Dead.
Kenny, as a dancer, has also worked with artists such as, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Buble, Jessica Simpson, Nelly Furtado, The Pussycat Dolls and more. Wormald was featured on the MTV Video Music Awards in the Michael Jackson tribute. He also starred in MTV's series DanceLife, produced by J-Lo. Kenny has also starred in the dance film franchise’s, Centerstage and Honey.
Aside from performing, Wormald is a highly sought after teacher/choreographer and remains passionate about teaching and sharing his knowledge to the next generation of performers. He has held dance workshops all over the world including Los Angeles, New York City, Italy, London, Paris, Germany, Greece, Canada, Australia & New Zealand and more!