Happy Holidays from CVDA

CVDA just wrapped up another successful weekend of The Nutcracker performances. If you were fortunate enough to attend the show, you know our dancers did a phenomenal job. We are thrilled to have raised $20,000 for our favorite local charities: Love Inc., Faith in Action,  A Family Place, and Newberg FISH. A huge thank you to […]

Birthday Parties

Let us do the work for you!   Booking 14 days in advance. All parties include use of 3,000 square feet of studio and lobby space, 30 minutes of set up, 1.5 hour party timeline for up to 8 kids; including 15-20 minute movement class/activity, use of mats/obstacle course/props, use of speaker system, all paper […]

A Parent’s Perspective

This month we offer you the opportunity to hear from a CVDA parent who’s “been there, done that.” Lisa Auld, mother of Bethany Auld, knows a thing or two about the commitment and benefits of having a dancer involved at CVDA. Bethany danced at CVDA from ages 6-17, joining the Performing Company when she was […]

CVDA Alumni Samantha Carr

CVDA Alumni: living examples of “dance skills are life skills”   The CVDA family extends beyond our current dancers and parents to our wonderful alumni. Over the next couple of months we are excited to feature former dancers who have carried the lessons learned at CVDA and gone on to achieve success and joy in […]

Annual evaluations aim to encourage and inform

Every spring all the dance teachers at CVDA set aside time to evaluate every student in every class. This takes quite a bit of time and effort outside of regular instruction, but we believe it is time well spent. Evaluations are based on teacher observations of dancers in their classes since September. We focus on […]