The NoHo Motto: The NoHo Arts District is only as great as its people.
A place for artists and a place to create art – Welcome The Penthouse of NoHo to the neighborhood.
What is The Penthouse of NoHo?
The Penthouse of Noho is a multi-purpose facility based in North Hollywood, CA founded by Tye Myers. Our goal is to provide not only a community of artists with a facility to express themselves without limits, but a place where health conscious minds come together to challenge their bodies through unique fitness classes.
A facility where you can book for a photo or video shoot, band or dance rehearsals, seminar or event, theater class or study your lines for your next casting. Enjoy our 1500 sq ft fitness studio that offers a variety of diverse classes for all ages or relax and recharge with a refreshing juice while you can conveniently have unlimited access to WiFi and get all your business done from the Penthouse.
Who started The Penthouse of NoHo and why?
Tye Myers has been a professional dancer in the industry for 16 years, dancing for some of the top artists, Brittney Spears, Prince and Ricky Martin, to name a few, and NoHo has been her base during that time. Her best friend founded the Basement in 2007 (a kids dance studio) and Tye helped manage the space between her dance tours. In 2013 Tye took ownership of the Basement shifting focus to private studio rentals. In September 2015 Tye had the opportunity to expand the Basement to the upstairs, 5,000=square-foot unit and used this opportunity to bring her vision of a creative artist haven to the front walk of Lankershim Blvd. and so ‘The Penthouse’ was born.
Tye, if you had the power to change one thing about the NoHo Arts District what would that be?
Being that I’ve had the chance to see NoHo’s many faces in the 16 years I’ve lived here I think the Arts District is growing and on the right path. I would like so much to see more artist collaborations, the joining of the different genres of visual and performance arts. My inspiration to create the Penthouse Artist Haven is for it to be a muse and collective space for artists to inspire yet another layer to the district’s continual development.
Lara, what is your role in The Penthouse, and who is Lara?
I came to the Penthouse through knowledge of Tye looking fory teachers in September 2015. As an actor, dancer and yogi I felt Tye’s vision and the space very inspiring and wanted to come on board as a teacher specifically for my Yoga for Actors and Dancers class. In January 2016 we met again and I proposed to her my idea of launching our recent Spring Equinox Indoor Festival event. I have a passion for creative, collaborative endeavors and with my management and production skills wanted to support Tye in launching her vision of an Artist Haven in the NoHo Arts District. I live in Studio City but study acting at Stuart Rogers two doors down and teach at another local yoga studio too. So coming on board as the Artist Haven Class Director is the perfect addition to making the NoHo hood my creative nook to inspire and continue being inspired.
What are some of the classes that The Penthouse will offer?
Lara Helena – Yoga, Meditation & Yoga for Actors & Dancers
Tomm Voss: Qigong
Emily A. Chamberlain: Dance Fitness
Alexis Saenz: Pilates
Melissa Sanchez: Belly Dancing
Rebecca “Fireplug” Levis – Kids Circus Class
Pamela Samulson: Aerial Silks and Kids Flyskool
Amber Held: Kids Creative Cross Training
Chris Filkens: Acro Yoga
Are there any upcoming events?
YES April 25th – Official CLASSES OPEN to the Public April 30th – Kids Spring 6-week Saturday Workshops begin (Creative Crosstraining, FlySkool, Circus Camp, QiGong)
Is there anything you would like to add or highlight?
We wish to remind anyone reading this who is a visual or performing artist… If you feel inspired by the opportunity to share and cultivate your creativity, promote or display your art, hold an event, learn a new artistic skill, The Penthouse Artist Haven is ready to offer you something new and while in the beginning stages, we are open to ALL inspiring collaborations.
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