• Professional

    Professional Dancers in our Pre-Professional Program have the opportunity to train 18+ hours weekly

  • Inspiring

    Inspiring Our Early Childhood and Primary programs aim to cultivate the joy of dance in our young students

  • Personalized

    Personalized Small class sizes and a focus on responsible teaching lead to a culture of personalized, detail-oriented instruction

  • Performance

    Performance Students have the opportunity to perform in our annual productions of the Nutcracker and Spring Showcase

We will be closed Wednesday, November 25 through Sunday, November 29 for Thanksgiving holidays. Classes will resume Monday, November 30. Happy Thanksgiving!

Professional training in a positive environment.

Our goal at The Philadelphia Dance Academy is to provide exceptional dance training in a professional and positive environment. We view each student as an individual and aim to ensure he or she reaches maximum potential. Students are placed in appropriate training programs and taught by a professional, experienced faculty.

Our programs prioritize refined technique, dancer wellness, and artistic development. We offer: Early Childhood Dance, Primary and Pre-Professional Ballet Programs, a Boys Scholarship Program, Theater Dance, Contemporary Dance, Adult/Teen Recreational Classes, and Pilates. Learn more here.

We are proud to be the winner of a Philadelphia Family 2015 LOVE Award
for Best Dance School! Thank you for your support!

Our 6th Annual Nutcracker

PDA_nut_14A-523_by_iziliaev_1600pxThis year’s annual production of the Nutcracker will be at the Mandell Theater at 33rd & Chestnut Sts. Tickets now on sale!

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Green Cast performs Saturday, Dec 19 at 1:00pm and Sunday, Dec 20 at 12:00pm.

Red Cast performs Saturday, Dec 19 at 4:00pm and Sunday, Dec 20 at 3:00pm.

New to the Academy? Read up on this wonderful performance opportunity.

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Enrollment is still open for the 2015-2016 school year.

School year classes are held in Old City (main location) and also Rittenhouse and Wynnewood satellite locations.

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2015-2016 School Year

This school year runs Monday, September 14, 2015 through Sunday, June 12, 2016, for a total of 36 weeks. Tuition is due September 15 and January 15. Enrollment for this school year is still open.

When you enroll in the fall, you are automatically enrolling for the entire year. If you decide to un-enroll at any time, you must let us know.

See our Calendar page for holiday closings and other important dates.

Explore our programs and learn more about our online enrollment system.