Summer Workshops

2024 Intensive Workshops (Ages 7 and up)

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! Dancers enjoy enriching classes and time with dance friends!

Greater Dover Dance Intensive Dance Workshop (Young woman during ballet dance workshop

Instensive Ballet Workshops

Week 1: July 15-17, Week 2: July 22-24, Week 3: July 29-31

Workshop A (Elementary):

Dates/Time: Mon & Wed 10am-1:30pm
For Ages: 7 & up (completed Sparkle, Elementary Ballet or PreBallet)*
Tuition: $120/week (Register for 3 weeks & take $30 off with code 3WEEKS)

Workshop B & C (Intermediate):

Dates/Time: Mon, Tues, Wed 11am-2:30pm
For Ages: 9 & up (B: Shimmer I/II, C: Shimmer III)*
Tuition: $180/week (Register for 3 weeks & take $30 off with code 3WEEKS)

Workshop C+ (Intermediate):

Dates/Time: Mon, Tues, Wed 12:30-4pm
For Ages: Approximately 12 & up (Shimmer III+)
Tuition: $180/week (Register for 3 weeks & take $30 off with code 3WEEKS)

Workshop D & E (Upper Intermediate/Advanced):

Dates/Time: Mon, Tues, Wed 12:30-4:45pm
For Ages: Approximately 13 & up (D: Shine I, E: Shine II/III)*
Tuition: $240/week (Register for 3 weeks & take $30 off with code 3WEEKS)

Optional Add-Ons for Intensive Workshop Students:

* New students, please email for placement.

Discounts for Intensive Workshops:

  • Early Bird Discounts: Register & pay in full by March 15th for 5% off or May 15th to receive 3% off!

Other Important Information:

  • Ages listed for workshops are approximate (Contact the office with questions)
  • 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.
  • Sparkle/Shimmer/Shin dancers are encouraged to take all 3 weeks if possible.
  • Competition Team dancers are also required to enroll in the Competition Team Workshop.
  • Showcases will be held on the deck on Thursday, August 1st in the evening (Rain Date: Friday, August 2nd).
  • Workshop students will be chosen to perform choreography in the showcases.

Competition Team Workshops (Ages 7 and up)

Required for all Competition Team dancers and recommended for all dancers interested in the 2024/25 team. A 2024/25 team audition will be held on the second workshop day (July 18th).

Greater Dover Dance Performance Opportunities (Young woman during dance performance

Competition Team Workshops

Dates: July 18, 25 and August 1 (Thursdays)

12:30pm - 4:00pm Tanzanite/Diamonds (Upper Interm./Advanced, approx. age 12 & up)
10:00am - 1:30pm Pearl/Amethyst (Elem/Intermediate, approx. age 7 & up)

  • Current team members should register for the team they are in currently.
  • Team members will also have mandatory evening rehearsals/privates Aug 19-30 (Rehearsal/private fees TBD).

Cost: $180

Contact Us

Contact us to find out more about our dance academy!

The Greater Dover Dance Academy (GDDA)
Gina Anthony, Director
50 Butter Road
Dover, PA 17315

Phone: (717) 292-5216