Advertise in our Nutcracker Program

Dear Patrons, Chester Valley Dance Academy will be performing the annual Nutcracker production on Friday, December 14th at 6:30 pm and Saturday, December 15th at 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm at Phoenixville Area Middle School. Your support each year has helped us to offer quality performances to our students and community....Read More

2018 Nutcracker Cast

Congratulations to our 2018 Nutcracker cast.  Thank you for your patience as we worked many, many long hours to cast this year's Nutcracker.  As always we do our very best to build three strong vibrant shows.  We also make every effort to factor in each individual dancer and consider what...Read More

Nutcracker Casting Information

Congratulations to all of the dancers who auditioned for our production of the Nutcracker.  It takes our choreographers no less than a few 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...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

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