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Now taking reservations for summer classes

  Click here for a link to our current class schedules and the summer information reservation form. Feel free to call 503.537.3902 during the week for questions, or 503.766.5266 after hours! We are happy to answer questions about our programs and philosophies!

CVDA Mac – 10 Years and Counting

This year is milestone for Chehalem Valley Dance Academy – we are celebrating 10 years of operating our McMinnville studio. It’s hard to believe how CVDA Mac has changed and grown in just a decade. We love this community and how we’ve had the opportunity to bloom not just with enrollment and our physical space, […]

Our Mission

Chehalem Valley Dance Academy is committed to providing the highest quality of dance training and discipline in a judgement-free and family-friendly environment. At CVDA we emphasize dance skills as life skills to inspire and empower our students to not only great dancers but also contributing and mature community members that are prepared for whatever their next chapter is in life.

Spotlight Results 2017

Nearly 60 dancers and their families from Chehalem Valley Dance Academy attended the Spotlight Dance Cup Regional Competition this past weekend at the Oregon Convention Center. Some highlights include many first time soloists competing, new groups dances making their debut, and overall very positive and supportive camaraderie! SOME BIG NEWS!!! Congratulations to Bridget Derville-Teer for […]

Join the CVDA Team

We are always looking for qualified, professional, and positive people to join our team. Office/Clerical/Front Desk Children’s Program Teen Program Adult Program Choreography Special Programs/Master Classes Subbing Please feel free to include resumes, references, and links to videos with your submission.

CVDA Alumni Dancing In Hawaii

It’s so exciting for us to keep in touch with our CVDA family, even after they fly the nest. Two CVDA alumni, Abby Woolsey and Audrey Gohman, are currently attending Hawaii Pacific University and became members of the HPU dance team! Hawaii Pacific University is a small, private college located in Honolulu, on the island […]

CVDA Partners with Newberg High School

Chehalem Valley Dance Academy alum and instructor Courtney Joel has another job title to add to her resume this year: coach of the Newberg High School dance team. Courtney splits coaching duties with co-coach Mikaela Schamp, a district employee. Mikaela has studio experience and danced in high school and college. According to Courtney, she and […]