• 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

  • Opportunity

    Opportunity The Philadelphia Youth Ballet provides its members with a professional training environment and additional performance opportunities

All locations are closed Monday, February 19 for Presidents’ Day .

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 dance 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. Watch the video below to learn more.



Snow Scene Nutcracker 2016

Our 8th annual production of the Nutcracker was a resounding success!

Pre-order a professionally filmed DVD below, then pay by cash or check at the main office. We are taking DVD orders until January 15.

Pre-Order DVDs

We have already set the date for our annual Nutcracker and The Philadelphia Youth Ballet (PYB) auditions.

In 2018, there will be only one audition day on Saturday, August 25, so please plan your summer schedules accordingly. Details here.

Dancing Through Summer

Summer enrollment opens December 1. Our summer dance programs include Creative Movement, half and full day dance camp weeks for various ages, and a four-week Intermediate/Advanced Intensive.

Continuing dance training through the summer is an important part of a young dancer’s development, so peruse our summer schedule and see which program might be a good fit. We welcome students from other schools in all of our summer dance programs.

How to Enroll

2017-2018 school year enrollment is now open.

Current student? Log into the portal to choose your classes.

Existing Customer Portal Login

Completely new to the school? Complete a registration form. There is a section of the form that allows you to enroll in a class.

(Helpful hint: use a laptop or desktop if you are having trouble on your phone or tablet.)

New Family Registration Form