Studio News

2019 Dress Rehearsal Information

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Button_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] 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 2019 Dress Rehearsal Schedule for the time and day your class...Read More

Master Class: Erick “Spider” Paul

Erick "Spider" Paul, originally from Seattle, WA, began dancing at the age of 17. In 2005 he joined the group called the Young Americans where he received his training. Passionately driven he has traveled around the world performing and teaching dance. He is now currently working in Hollywood as a professional dancer....Read More

My CVDA Experience: Senior Showcase

Chester Valley Dance Academy is proud to offer students with not only quality dance training at the studio, but also the opportunity to travel and participate in conventions, competitions, and master classes.  The studio produces an annual Senior Showcase that gives the graduating class an opportunity to showcase their talent...Read More

Summer Intensive Faculty Announcement: Ryan Blackson

Ryan Blackson graduated with a BFA in dance with a jazz concentration from Marymount Manhattan College. A native of Wilmington, Delaware and resident of NYC, Ryan trains in many genres of dance including; ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, musical theater, and modern. He has had the privilege of working and...Read More

Recital Costumes 2019

Costumes will be released to students participating in the June recitals at Phoenixville Middle School during as long as Tuition for Session Six and any past due accounts have been paid. As Recital approaches, it is important to take proper care of your costumes prior to the shows.  It is...Read More

2019 Recital Handbook

Questions about Recital? Dress Rehearsal? Arrival and departure protocol at the theater?  Say no more, and check out our 2019 Recital Handbook.  It includes information for both parents and students, especially Classroom Moms!  Tips and tricks on Recital Hair and Makeup can be found inside too! Be sure to purchase...Read More

Summer Intensive Faculty Announcement: Pam Devenney

Mrs. Devenney has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance and Dance Education from Towson University. She has been teaching dance in the Public school system and private dance studios for the past fourteen years. Mrs. Devenney received the "1999 Dance Education Teacher of the Year" award from the...Read More

My CVDA Experience: My First Competition

Chester Valley Dance Academy is proud to offer students with not only quality dance training at the studio, but also the opportunity to travel and participate in conventions, competitions, and master classes.  CVDA Dancer Ethan shares his recent experience at the Access Broadway Competition. "My first competition was so much...Read More