• 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 resume our normal class schedule on Wednesday, January 27.  Note: We follow the School District of Philadelphia for all weekday weather closures.

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 11th Annual Spring Showcase

This year’s Spring Showcase will be at the Gordon Theater at Rutgers-Camden on June 4-5. Dress Rehearsal is May 22. Tickets go on sale in April.

View this post to see in which show(s) your child’s class is performing.

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

Summer Programs

Enrollment opens for our summer programs in February. Learn more about our offerings.

All summer programs are at our main location in Old City.

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Completely new to the school?

New Family Registration Form

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.