Ballet and Modern Dance Classes - Dover, Pennsylvania

Greater Dover Dance Academy

Building Character... One Step at a Time

Come experience excellence at the Greater Dover Dance Academy. The Academy provides excellent dance training, discipline, an outlet for creativity and self-expression, and a professional atmosphere to all of its students. Our program includes five divisions: Fundamentals Division, Performance Division, Recreational Division, Praise Division, and Competition Division. There is something special for every dancer at GDDA.

GDDA has 22 years of experience providing excellent dance training!

HIGHLIGHTS FOR GDDA's 2019/2020 SEASON:

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Winter Concert 2020: "Winter Wonders"
June Concert 2020: "A Whole New World"

2019-2020 REGISTRATION:

NOW ENROLLING! Classes begin September 3!

August 8 & 9 (6:00-8:00PM): Registration/Open House with mini-performances

August 22 (6:00-8:00PM): Registration

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NEW CLASS FOR SENIORS 65+:

Never Too Late to Dance! - A fun, gentle, therapeutic dance and movement class for seniors 65+ on Wednesday mornings. This class will include some standing movement as well as some seated movement. Benefits include increased balance, muscle tone, cognition, mood enhancement, and overall well being. Can be helpful for those with Parkinson's or arthritis. Great physical, mental, and social activity for seniors!

8 week fall session: Sept 18 - Nov 6
8 week winter session: Jan 15 - March 4

Cost: $95/8 week session (no registration fee)

NEW FOR GDDA COMPANY/TEAM PARENTS:

Dance Moms:
A fun class for Dance Moms & their dancer to prepare to perform together in the Winter Concert! (Nov 11 - Feb 3)
Dance Dads:
A fun class for Dance Dads & their dancer to prepare to perform together in the June Concert! (March 16 - June 8)

Cost: $50/11 week session (no registration fee)

AUDITIONS FOR MOSCOW BALLET'S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker Cast

Audition at GDDA: Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:30AM
Auditions are open to youth ages 6-18 who have a minimum of 1 year of ballet experience and are available for mandatory rehearsals October 5-6 and Saturdays October 12 - November 23.

Performance Date: Wednesday, December 4th (7:00pm)
Location: Pullo Family Performing Arts Center
Cast Fee: $60 (No audition fee)

CHILDRENS' AUDITIONS FOR GDDA'S "WINTER WONDERS!"

All performance division and praise division dancers will participate in this show. In addition, we invite children ages 4-7 to audition to join us!

Audition (ages 4-7): Saturday, October 19 at 10am
Rehearsals: Saturdays 11/2 - 2/1 Show: Early Feb - TBA
Children’s Cast Fee: $40 (No audition fee)

COMPANY/TEAM AUDITIONS

GDDT Audition Week: Sept. 3-7 (Instructors will evaluate dancers to confirm correct class placement and decide casting for the Winter Concert)
Competition Team Audition: Sept. 5 (7:30pm)

ORDER YOUR DANCE SUPPLIES

Order dance supplies for your GDDA classes online at shopnimbly.com/gdda. Orders can also be placed at GDDA during office hours. NOTE: Exchanges will be accepted; however, returns will not be accepted.

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Questions? Email or call (717) 292-5216