• 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

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, Adult/Teen Recreational Classes, and Pilates.

Semester Schedule

We are now in our summer session. Our tenth season runs Monday, September 8, 2014 through Sunday, June 7, 2015. Fall and Spring Semester are each 18 weeks long, for a total of 36 weeks. The switch to Spring Semester happens on January 26.

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

Summer enrollment is filling quickly! Browse our Summer Program offerings (Old City location only), and register online.

Fall Registration Now Open

The 2014-2015 class schedule for our main location in Old City as well as our Rittenhouse Square and Wynnewood satellite locations is now available. Before registering, learn more about our new online system.

Existing Customer Portal Login

New Family Registration Form

Nutcracker & PYB Auditions

Be a part of our 5th annual production! Auditions for Nutcracker and The Philadelphia Youth Ballet are at our Old City location at 219 Cuthbert Street, 3rd Floor on Saturday, September 6.

10:00 am – 11:00 am: ages 5 – 7
11:30 am – 12:30 pm: ages 8 – 11
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm: ages 12 and up

Rehearsals begin the following Saturday on September 13, and the performances are December 12 & 13 at the Mandell Theater. Read on for additional details.