Holiday Stroll

Historic Yellow Springs Holiday Stroll DECEMBER 8 | 5:30 - 8:00 pm 1685 Art School Rd, Chester Springs, PA 19425 Looking for something fun to do with your family this Friday? Join CVDA a for an evening of family fun at Historic Yellow Springs.  Enjoy arts & crafts, cookie decorating,...Read More

Nutcracker Hair and Makeup Tips and Tricks

Stage Makeup How-To Make-up for all performers is a medium base makeup/foundation, rouge, bright red lipstick, brown eyeshadow, black/brown mascara & false eyelashes. FOUNDATION MAKEUP: Apply makeup to the face, blending it below chin line so that it does not appear to be a mask. BLUSH: Blush must be full...Read More

Nutcracker DVDs

Nutcracker DVDs are available for purchase online in the CVDA Store.  DVDs will not be available for pickup/shipping until late January 2018 due to the time it takes to properly edit performance footage. If you're still looking for gifts for your dancer, check out our Dance Jackets, Bags, Bracelets, Keychains,...Read More

Black Friday Savings!

Visit the CVDA Store to save $50 on an Unplugged Activities 10-hour punch card.  The perfect solution to getting all of the upcoming holiday shopping done without having to worry about the little ones.  Bring them to CVDA for dance class, arts and crafts, story time and more at Unplugged...Read More

Additional Nutcracker Rehearsals

On Sunday, November 26th, all Arabian Cast members should report to the studio a half hour before their scheduled rehearsal time for costume fittings.  Please see the Nutcracker Rehearsal Schedule for your arrival time.   On Friday, December 1st from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm there will be an additional...Read More

CVDA Nutcracker Merchandise Orders Extended

Nutcracker Merchandise Orders have been extended until December 16th.  Order a custom engraved ornament for your dancer for the perfect holiday gift!  CVDA warm up jackets and dance bags are selling fast!  There is limited inventory for these items, so order quick before they sell out! Visit the CVDA Store

Nutcracker Rehearsal Changes

NO REHEARSAL CHANGES FOR FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH   REHEARSAL CHANGES FOR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH Dance Ex Meeting at 9AM- CANCELLED Combined Company Ballet Class at 9:30 - CANCELLED Company Jazz Winterfest Rehearsal at 10:15-11:00- CANCELLED Performing Grp. & Perf. Grp. Tap Rehearsal at 11:00-CANCELLED Clara Pictures- CANCELLED (Rescheduled for 11/26-Time...Read More

Joseph F. Mange 1938 – 2017

It is with deep sorrow that we inform you of the passing of our beloved Joe Mange. Joe kept everything running at Chester Valley Dance Academy, where he was primarily our property manager but often stole the show with performances in The Nutcracker and Recitals. He will be forever in...Read More