Posts by: CVDA

Cardio Dance Party

On August 14, 2017 By

Calling all Middle School Moms!  Sign you and your daughter up for our Cardio Dance Party Event on Sunday, August 27th from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  Join personal success and fitness expert Sarah Carker and Diana Scavetta for this one of a kind personal development dance party experience just in time for the start […]

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Nutcracker Casting Information

On August 14, 2017 By

Congratulations to all of the dancers who auditioned for our production of the Nutcracker.  It takes our choreographers no less than two weeks to create the final cast list.  Upon completion, the cast list will be posted to the website.  Shortly after the cast list has been posted, the rehearsal schedule will be posted […]

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Registration Now Open!

On August 4, 2017 By

Our 2017-2018 class season begins in just a few weeks!  Please be sure to register your child for the appropriate classes by checking our class schedule or combo class schedule for younger dancers.  If you are unsure of what level to register you dancer for, please read the following information on class levels. […]

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CVDA Open House

On August 4, 2017 By

All students and families of CVDA are invited to our Fall Open House!  Come take a look at our spacious studios, dressing rooms, and parent lounge areas for the upcoming year.  New families interested in registering this fall are encouraged to take a tour of our facility and meet our staff.  See CVDA Dance classes […]

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2017 Nutcracker Auditions

On August 2, 2017 By

Auditions for the annual Chester Valley Dance Academy production of The Nutcracker are Saturday, August 12, and Sunday, August 13.  Please see the schedule below for the appropriate audition time based on students’ rising class years.  All auditioning students must be accompanied by a parent/guardian who will attend a mandatory parent/guardian meeting during the audition […]

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The #1 thing to know about Recital Dress Rehearsal is that it is MANDATORY FOR ALL DANCERS! If a dancer is not at dress rehearsal he/she will not be permitted to perform in the show. Sorry, No Exceptions.  

Please check the dress rehearsal schedule for the time and day your class is to […]

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Classroom Moms!

On June 7, 2017 By

Thank you for volunteering to be a Classroom Mom!  Below is information that will help you with your duties during dress rehearsal and show days.

Dress Rehearsal When classroom moms arrive at the dress rehearsal, register yourself and your child at the registration desk near the lobby, and then go to the assigned area to […]

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Recital Costume Tips

On June 1, 2017 By

It’s very important to take proper care of your recital costumes prior to the shows.  It is important that all dancers maintain their costumes in a proper condition during dress rehearsal.  Here are a few tips on how to keep your costume performance ready!

Please carry your costume in a plastic bag to the school. […]

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Stage Makeup How To

On May 26, 2017 By

Make-up for all performers is a medium base makeup/foundation, rouge, bright red lipstick, brown eye shadow, 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 pink, NOT purple or lavender because of […]

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Ballet Bun 101

On May 25, 2017 By

Many of the recital dances require dancers to have their hair in a slicked back ballet bun with no bangs.  But what’s the best way to get such a smooth bun?  CVDA has some tips for you!

Wet or dampened hair works best.  Spray your hair with a spray bottle of water before you brush […]

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