The Greater Dover Dance Academy - Dover, Pennsylvania

Intensive Ballet Workshops


Health and safety policies are in place including limited class sizes, hand sanitizing before & after class, 6-ft distancing between dancers, studio cleaning between classes, and more. A full list of policies and information is available upon request.

Week 1: July 12-16, Week 2: July 19-23, Week 3: July 26-30

These workshops focus on improving your technique, increasing strength and flexibility, and also developing performance skills in all dance forms. Summer is a great time to focus on your dance training and refine your skills! Advance your technique this summer with this excellent pre-professional program. GDDA faculty, alumni and guest faculty provide excellent technical instruction and engaging choreography to dancers who are passionate about dance!

Workshop A (Elementary):

Dates/Time: Wednesday & Friday 10am-1:45pm
For approx. ages: 7 & up (completed Sparkle or Elem. Ballet)*
Tuition: : $110/week or $310/3weeks

Workshop B & C (Intermediate):

Dates/Time: T, W, Th 10am-1:45pm
For approx. ages: 9 & up (B: Shimmer I, C: Shimmer II-III)*
Tuition: $155/week or $440/3 weeks

Workshop D & E (Advanced ):

Dates/Time: T, Th, F 10am-3pm
For approx. ages: 12 & up p (D: Shimmer III+/Shine I, E: Shine II-III)*
Tuition: $210/week or $600/3 weeks

Optional Add-Ons for Intensive Workshop Students:

  • 3-Day Dance Camps (ages 4-10) - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 2-4pm
    Add-on Cost: $65/week [View details]
  • Private Technique Lessons - After workshop hours, inquire for scheduling
    Add-on Cost: $100/4 half hour or 2 one hour sessions
  • Competition Team Workshop - Mondays [View details]
  • Dancers taking at least 2 weeks of workshop may take 1 free evening class. [View classes]

* New students, please email for placement.

Discounts for Intensive Workshops:

  • Early Bird Discounts: Register and pay in full by May 1st and receive a 5% discount!

Other Important Information:

  • Workshop students should bring a packed lunch or snack, bottled water, and a beach towel.
  • Sparkle/Shimmer/Shine dancers are required to enroll in at least 2 weeks of the workshops.
  • Shine dancers are encouraged to take all 3 weeks if possible.
  • Showcases will be held on the deck on Wed July 28 evening (Raindate: Thurs July 29).
  • Workshop students will be chosen to perform choreography in the showcases.

Summer Class Information:

- Summer Class Schedule
- Evening Classes
- Intensive Ballet Workshops
- Competition Team Workshop
- Summer Dance Camps
- Summer Dress Code Information
- Register Online
- Download Registration Form