Polaris (α Ursae Minoris, α UMi, commonly the NorthStar or Pole Star) is the brightest star in the constellation Ursa Minor.

Our Mission

5531  Del Amo Blvd. ~ Lakewood, CA 90713 (562) 316-5549

                     Corner of Bellflower and Del Amo

Polaris, meaning "the brightest star in the sky" offers professional training in the Performing Arts industry.  All classes are age and skill appropriate.


PPAA is a division of Kmebear Productions, which was founded in 1999.  Polaris opened in 2004 with three locations in the Las Vegas, Nevada area and 1 location in Lakewood, California.  Polaris Arts which is a division of Polaris Performing Arts Academy is the Non-Profit sector and produces 3 major Musical Theater productions a year.


PPAA prides itself on personal touch.  We have a very creative and talented staff of Instructors who extend the courtesy of hard work, dedication and more so passion in putting forth extreme efforts in promoting "Discipline into Professionalism".  This is all done to better help the image of our students.


PPAA is more than just another dance, theater and music school.  Our classes and programs are designed to help individuals reach their full potentials in all areas including how to become a well rounded individual in aspects of of mind, body, attitude with great emphasis on respect and mannerism.  PPAA classes are structured level programs that takes the student another step closer to their future goals or careers.


Trusting in PPAA not only means believing in those will lead you to success, but also believing that your dreams will be attained.

About Polaris Performing Arts Academy 

Dance Studios

Come in anytime and talk to us! We love to discuss what training you've already had and your goals--whether they're to turn pro or just enjoy the arts for the rest of your life. 

Maha & Company is a Southern California not-for-profit dance company dedicated to cultural awareness through movement experimentation in traditional and fusion forms. The company strives to challenge the audience and its dancers in defining movement and dance structure. Maha & Company investigates the purpose of dance as a medium of expression and an outlet of emotional, political and social complexities; curiously delving into the amalgamation of different movement motifs.

We hold ourselves to a standard that's higher than anyone else in the industry. Put us to the test, and you'll see.

Our staff is a collection of talented, dedicated professional instructors and musicians who combine a love of the arts with a desire to help others who want to achieve their highest potential. That passion shows in all we do! 

The highest integrity

Simply put, our mission is devoted to you--making the most of your talent and helping you achieve your goals.

It's always about you

Mission Statement

Our mission is to bring out ones natural creativity from within.

Therefore leading them to have strong inner strength, high confidence, self-esteem 
and the peace and well being of a healthy  mind and body

We Love the Arts and People!