• 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.

10th Anniversary Season Schedule

This school year 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.

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

Before registering for a class, explore our programs and learn more about our new online system.

Existing Customer Portal Login

New Family Registration Form

Nutcracker Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets are now available online for our 5th annual production of the Nutcracker: the popular ballet that has become a holiday classic throughout the world.

Where: Mandell Theater, 33rd & Chestnut Sts
When: Fri 12/12 at 7pm, Sat 12/13 at 12:30pm, 3pm, 6pm
Tickets: $15 – $25

Buy Tickets for the Nutcracker

Pre-Order Merchandise

We are now taking orders for embroidered track jackets and dance bags! Your price per item includes an embroidered Philadelphia Dance Academy logo.

In the Youth Ballet? You can choose to get a PYB logo instead!

Stop by the main office to see a sample of either item. Orders are due November 1.

Jacket: $55 each / $5 extra for name / Graphite with White accents
Bag: $25 each / $5 extra for name / Choice of Black or Navy

Order Now