LEE partners with Schools, Government Agencies, Non Profits and recovery treatment centers.

Operating as usual

Photos from Lightning's post 03/15/2024

Congratulations to Appy Love for her Abercrombie, Adidas and Fashion Nova bookings!

Appy can be seen on Choice Hotel Internationals Largest Multichannel Marketing Campaign in Company History, Featuring Actor and Writer Keegan-Michael Key.The campaign is currently running across broadcast, cable, and streaming TV, SiriusXM, Spotify, and social and digital platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, and Key's own social media handles.

Appy also just wrapped some ADR on another Feature Film Titled "TIM AND MILLY" Set to release later this year.


Located in a world-famous destination city, the Anaheim Elementary School District serves approximately 17,000 students at 24 schools! Lightning Entertainment and Education proudly serves all 24 school sites Dance Enrichment!

And this week our students are excited to perform!


LEE serves 30 School sites and over 2000 students in Southern California.
California has the largest, most robust system of publicly-funded expanded learning programs in the nation.

Research showed that participation in Expanded Learning programs resulted in significant school-year benefits such as a 22% percent reduction in chronic-absenteeism, a 37% reduction in suspension rates, and a 6-point improvement in English-Language Arts scores.


Lightning Kids is a talent management representing infants, children and teens for television and print work. We are a family run business that is co-owned by Anna DOnofrio, a Professional Dancer/Choreographer and a former child actress who has worked internationally in Theater and Television, and her husband Derek Pratt who manages their daughter's 10 year career in the entertainment industry.

Throughout her career, Appy has worked in Film, TV and Print. TV shows and movies such as Jane The Virgin ( CW) Dungeons & Dragons (2023) Skeleton In The Closet ( Cuba Gooding Jr, Terrance Howard) The Woman In The House ( Netflix) Rattlesnake ( Netflix) Jimmy Kimmel ( ABC) Appy can be seen in Commercials and Campaigns for Macdonalds, Google, Victoria Beckham, GAP, TARGET, Lexus, AT & T, Janie and Jack, Addidas, Disney, Choice Hotels, Fashion Nova, Abercrombie, Ralph Lauren and Nike. To name a few.


Our vision and partners:

LEE envisions a future where youth are empowered. The Arts is a universal language that gives voice to individuals and communities and is accessible across social boundaries.

The Arts improves sensitivity, understanding, appreciation, and consideration for others, both for their similarities and differences.

Photos from Lightning's post 02/25/2024

Serving over 30 school sites throughout the great state of California and the United Kingdom. Lightning continues to grow and provide schools with an invaluable educational experience for students.

Lightning offers programs and services after school and during intersessions, all designed to expand on what students are doing in school, while offering new ways to learn, create relationships, be active, and have fun. Through our whole child approach, we strive to provide opportunities for all students to be successful.
Whether Districts serve 5 or 500 schools, we have the capacity and experience to meet their needs. LEE will collaborate with your District to understand the type of support and programs that are needed. Our curriculum provides opportunities to learn, move, and thrive together beyond classroom walls.

Photos from Lightning's post 02/15/2024

ABOUT: Enrichment Programs.

LEE currently serves 30 schools sites within the California School District and the United Kingdom.

Lightning focuses on bringing fine arts in the areas of dance and creative movement geared toward providing students in grades TK-6 enrichment classes for onsite school and after-school programs. Our research has shown that dance and creative movement has tremendous benefits in developing and enhancing students’ skill levels physically, emotionally, socially, and academically. Our program provides high quality enrichment opportunities that are pupil-centered, results driven, and focuses on developing students ability to learn new skills. Our curriculum will give pupils opportunities to creatively express through movement while learning a specific set of dance skills that provide students with results-driven measurements and encourages character development, teamwork, and leadership skills.

Board Of Directors: Derek Pratt and Anna DOnofrio.

Photos from Lightning's post 02/12/2024

Congratulations to Appy Pratt for the release of Skeletons In The Closet! Now streaming on Amazon Prime, AMC + and Shudder. New international releases coming up.

We are proud of Appy's accomplishments over the last few years. Way to go Appy Love!

Photos from Lightning's post 02/11/2024

2024 is off to a fantastic start. We had a wonderful afternoon at one of our school sites filming with ABC7 Los Angeles. Students performed their Hip Hop Showcase and had a wonderful time!

More news to come about our interview with Voyage LA Magazine, brand new programs and our summer Workshops in London UK.

Looking for an enrichment program for your organization? LEE provides services for 30 school sites in California. From Dance Education, Theater, Sports, Creative Writing, Movement Therapy and PUPPETS are my teacher Workshops! Learn more here:


Our Lightning team will be featured on the news, Los Angeles! The segment will discuss the benefits of our Dance Programs which serve 30 school sites in Southern California. More information on where to watch coming soon!

Our Programming at Lightning prioritizes the increased need for addressing the social and emotional needs of students. Our partnerships help children develop skills that are necessary for learning such as creativity, communication, critical thinking, and collaboration.

Find out more about our services:


We are back in Beautiful San Marino, CA!


Saturday Private Classes availability in :



Saturdays ( Starting January 27th)
All Classes taught by Anna DOnofrio



Email for Class location and registration:

[email protected]

About Anna DOnofrio:

Photos from Lightning's post 01/11/2024

Congratulations to Appy Love on a fantastic 2023 in Film, Commercial, Dance and Modeling. Appy worked on a New Thriller and was lucky to travel to Miami and Chicago for Production. She also filmed a National commercial ( with a fantastic actor) in Arizona. Appy performed in Washington DC and Los Angeles with The Debbie Allen Dance Ensemble. Appy spent 5 months in London, Malta and Sicily last summer. Apart from playing an average of 15 hours of Basketball every week in the UK with "Coach Dad" Appy is learning Italian and becoming quite the expert chef.

Appy is also a full time student at The Debbie Allen Dance Academy, a Blue Belt in Taekwondo attending The Alonzo Martial Arts School in Los Angeles and is a scholarship Dance Student in the United Kingdom. Appy is homeschooled and achieved test results which placed her in the nations top 5 percent for both Math and English.

Lets flash back as we look forward to a fantastic 2024! Have a great season, Appy Love! Appy Love would like to thank her support network of friends and family all over the world for all the love and positivity.

Right back to you!

Lightning Kids Management
( London I Los Angeles)


Exciting news!!!

*** Brand New Musical Theater Courses coming to Sacramento and Los Angeles***

Email our Directors today for more information

[email protected]


Thank you to all our Partners! Our Lightning team wishes everyone a very happy New Year!


LOS ANGELES based Teachers & Artists

Salary: $100.00 - $160.00 per hour
No less than 8 hours per week.

- Conduct rehearsals and performances
- Select and arrange musical pieces for performances
- Collaborate with other artistic staff, such as choreographers or directors, to create cohesive productions

- Provide guidance and feedback to students to improve their performance
- Collaborate with other departments, such as costume or set design, to ensure a unified artistic vision
- Attend meetings and rehearsals with other production staff to coordinate schedules and logistics

- Proven experience as a Musical Theater Teacher or similar role

- Strong knowledge of various musical genres and styles

- Experience in conducting rehearsals and performances

As a Musical Theater Director Assistant you will have the opportunity to lead and shape the artistic direction of our performances. We offer a collaborative work environment where your creativity will be valued. Join our team of talented Artists and contribute to creating unforgettable experiences for our audiences.

***Minimum 3 years Teaching experience.***

Job Types: Part-time.


Derek Pratt : Derek traded his 20 year career in Mental health for the role of full-time Manager, Administrator of fun and Coach of his daughter and actress, Apollonia Love Pratt "Appy Pratt" Their first stop was Appy's recurring role of CW's hit show "Jane The Virgin" Since then, Appy has gone on to gain credits that include TV & shows and movies such as Dungeons & Dragons (2023) Skeleton In The Closet ( Cuba Gooding Jr, Terrance Howard) The Woman In The House ( Netflix) Rattlesnake ( Netflix) Jimmy Kimmel ( ABC) Appy can be seen in Commercials and Campaigns for Macdonalds, Google, Victoria Beckham, GAP, TARGET, Lexus, Choice Hotels, AT & T. To name a few.

Derek provides: Agency referrals, Parent consultations, Homeschooling and Audition Prep.

Anna DOnofrio (Theatrical Division/Enrichment Programs)


Our Showcases in Anaheim and San Marino continue! We have had a wonderful time so far showcasing our students hard work and accomplishments.

Dance and Theater Programs under the direction of our Artistic Director Anna DOnofrio.

Lightning is the service provider for Dance, Theater, Sports and creative writing programs to over 25 school sites in Southern California and the United Kingdom.

Photos from Lightning's post 11/26/2023

October recap!

* 24 School sites in Orange prepare for their Christmas showcases after completing their first dance session.

* Brand new Partnerships and programs for Foster care, Special education and incarcerated youth in the state of California.

* Enrichment programs and coaching for Child actors.
Email [email protected]


Bridging culture and community behind prison walls through self expression and art.

The artists and teachers who participate in our Dance Corrections program are highly experienced experts in their forms, and many of them are well-versed in navigating the carceral system. We are so privileged to be able to support their work inside the prisons all over the state of California.

The power of our dance programs is to remind us all of our connections to one another in the face of isolation.


The classes at Lightning Studios go deep into the craft of acting. You will learn what you need to succeed at landing roles and growing as an actor. Classes are now offered online through Zoom!


Core Enrichments provide students with opportunities to expand their horizons and to practice their leadership skills during the planning and facilitation of the group activities.

Lightning Programs is a dynamic community response to changing lifestyles and needs of families in California and The United Kingdon. Our goal is to address the increased number of children needing a safe , enriching place to be in out-of-school time. Lighting operates both before and after school programs at 30 school sites throughout Southern California.

Email: [email protected] for more information.
Or visit

Photos from Lightning's post 11/04/2023

We partner with Schools, Government Agencies, Non Profits and recovery treatment centers.

Program Goals
Safe & Supportive
Active & Engaged Learning
Skill Building
Youth Voice & Leadership
Healthy Choices & Behavior
Diversity, Access & Equity
Quality Staff
Collaborative Partnerships
Continuous Improvement

For Business Partnership opportunities contact Anna DOnofrio

[email protected]


Lets talk!

Set up your consultation today for only $350
Availability on Mondays only. (30 minute consultation) Zoom meetings only. London and Los Angeles based parents.

Getting started is the most challenging part. Allow us to help you with this difficult process so you can focus of what's important.... getting your super star kid in front of Directors and BOOKING jobs.

*** We are not an agency*** We manage child actors and models while assisting working parents with auditions, homeschool enrichment, transportation, set sitting and everything inbetween. We help you make a very demanding industry easy!

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