The Greater Dover Dance Academy

Faculty ~

Gina Anthony - (Director) has been Director of GDDA for 21 years, received her BS from Towson University, danced professionally with Ballet Theatre of Maryland and other companies, trained with Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. She has choreographed many ballets as well contemporary & praise dances.

Leigh Arnold - is a GDDA Alumni where she danced many lead roles. She earned a BS in Math and minored in Dance & Education at Bucknell University. She currently teaches at Red Lion Junior HS as well as instructing at GDDA.

Andrea Baker - earned a BA from Penn State, studied at Shenandoah Conservatory for the Arts, and earned a MS in Kinesiology. She has trained summers at School of American Ballet & Pennsylvania Ballet. She has danced with Shenandoah Conservatory Dance Co., TIDE Modern Dance Co. and Orphesis Dance Co and others.

Rachel Hue - is a GDDA Alumni and currently earning her BFA in Dance at Point Park Univ., she also studied at GYCDE, CPYB, Rockettes Summer Intensive and Alvin Ailey.

Jacqueline Kilgore - earned her BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase NY, trained with PA Regional Ballet, danced professionally as an apprentice with Pennsylvania Ballet and with Metropolitan Opera. She also performed as a guest artist with Setsuko Kawaguchi Ballet in Japan. She has instructed and choreographed for many years.

Hannah Koval - is a GDDA Alumni where she has danced many lead roles including Belle and Snow White as well as instructed & choreographed many years.

Delaney Litsinger - is a GDDA Alumni where she has danced many lead roles including Ariel & Pocahontas as well as instructed & choreographed for many years.

Brianna Miller - is a GDDA Alumni where she has danced many roles and assisted with instructing classes. She plans to pursue a performing arts career.

Annie Reichart - has many years of training in dance, singing & acting. She performed in CYHS’s musicals as Ariel in The Little Mermaid and Belle in Beauty & the Beast and others. She received a Superior award at the 2016 Thespian Festival.

Delaney Shorb - trained at CPYB, earned her BA in dance from Point Park University on scholarship, danced professionally with Ballet Austin in TX and Ballet Evolution in SC, and studied summers on scholarship with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and others. She plans to earn her Masters in Dance Education at NYU.

Rachel Yinger - has trained with GDDA, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet in NYC and in Russia. She is currently a Company Dancer at Roanoke Ballet in VA.

Our excellent faculty provides quality instruction in a caring, nurturing environment.