Studio Classical Dance - Classical Dance Alliance USA

TRAINING TEACHERS

in the

Method of Classical Dance

  • Definitive and authoritative ballet pedagogy
  • Comprehensive syllabus from elementary through advanced study
  • Taught​ virtually and in-person by experts in the material
  • Participants enroll and advance course level by course level 

Third Class 2021

Mrs. Springer is one of the only dance professionals I have encountered who is devoted to preserving the details, nuances and technique of classical dance. A truly enriching experience for anything who wants to understand pedagogy.

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CDA is a USA nonprofit partnering internationally to promote excellence in the training of dancers.

OUR MISSION is to support artistic effort and output by providing pedagogical resources to improve ballet training outcomes. By presenting authoritative material and teaching artists, CDA makes the formal vocabulary and the "Teaching Method of Classical Dance" more accessible to ballet instructors, as well as performers, creators, and spectators of dance. 

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SINCE 2002, CDA has created and conducted teacher’s courses in classical dance, and has brought world-class experts directly to the dance community. CDA has produced the International Youth Ballet Festival, and debuted the first Character Dance and Historical Dance teacher’s courses in the USA at the Baryshnikov Arts Center. Since 2016, CDA has trained teachers at the Ana Köhler School of Dance in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Six-Year Syllabus - Classical Dance Alliance History
SIX-YEAR SYLLABUS

The comprehensive six-year classical dance syllabus as adapted and codified by Vera Kostrovitskaya, leading Vaganova disciple and senior method instructor of the Vaganova Ballet Academy

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CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Enrollees may complete one or more of six sequential course levels required for graduation, and earn CID International Certification after 150 course hours

JANET L.SPRINGER

Founder and Executive Director,

first studied with Maestro Pianowski, former ballet master for Anna Pavlova’s company