• 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 until at least Monday, April 13. Following the model of academic and dance institutions across the country, we have moved all classes to a virtual platform.  We will hold our full schedule of classes at their regularly scheduled time.  Please check your inbox for the link to your dancer’s class.

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.


New Main Line Location Open in Ardmore 


Photo: Tricia Pompilio


We are thrilled to announce our new location at 116 Cricket Avenue in Ardmore opened in September 2019!


Main Line-Ardmore 2019-2020 Schedule


How to Enroll

Enrollment for the the 2019-2020 school year opened on June 1.

2019-2020 school year class schedule

Summer Program Enrollment Opened December 1

Summer Program Schedule

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

Congratulations to the Nutcracker Cast – 4 beautiful SOLD OUT performances!


Photo: Victoria Bastian

We look forward to celebrating our 15th Annual Spring Showcase on  May 30 & May 31, 2020

Click here for the Showcase Participation Form

May 16 & 17 Mandatory Dress Rehearsal Schedule


Photos: Victoria Bastian