Delaware Valley Dance Academy offers the finest dance training in an encouraging and professional atmosphere. Our dance classes are designed to take students from their first introduction to dance to a full and varied course of dance training. An emphasis will be placed on proper body placement and line. We will stress the importance of musicality and the joy of artistic expression. The school has an enthusiastic staff of professionally experienced teachers supplemented by visiting guest teachers. A close working partnership between student and teacher is an important aspect of our program. Whether in pursuit of a professional dance career or simply to derive the joys and physical benefits of dance class, our students will enjoy the highest quality classes in a warm and nurturing environment.
Delaware Valley Dance Academy students have been accepted and received scholarships to such prestigious summer programs as The School of American Ballet (SAB), The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts, American Ballet Theater, Miami City Ballet, The Rock School, Princeton Ballet School, Boston Ballet and many others. Our graduates have been accepted and awarded scholarships to attend some of the finest collegiate dance programs in the country including The Ohio State University, University of Michigan, University of the Arts, SUNY Purchase and Temple University.
DVDA’s upper level students are regularly given the unique opportunity to study with guest teachers from the Pennsylvania Ballet and other professional dance companies in Philadelphia. We also offer additional performing opportunities such as the Philadelphia Youth Dance Festival in Philadelphia.