The History

In March 1998, Ivan Samaha launched the first Latin & Ballroom Dance Class at “The Private Club”. In October 2001, Ivan merges his dance students from Rimal & Sagesse Clubs with the Private Club & founded the “Private Club Dance Studios” incorporating additional dance styles, such as Modern Jazz, Classical Ballet & Street dance. In May 2004 the brand name “Lebanon Dance Academy” was adopted & the institution was officially under-formation. It is not until June 2005 that Lebanon Dance Academy was legalized by a presidential decree under the registration number : 14535 approved by the Prime Minister & the Ministry of Pedagogy & High Education.