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BDSOPA Beat: April 2023

The April issue of the BDSOPA Beat is packed with dates, details, and DANCE!

Open Tap Workshop this Month!

Important Dates

  • Thursday, 4/20, 7:00pm: Open Tap Masterclass with Jeremy Arnold (sign up below!)

  • Friday, 6/16: BDSOPA Follies Dress Rehearsal

  • Saturday, 6/17: 2023 BDSOPA Follies

Monthly Open Tap Masterclass with Jeremy Arnold

Thursday, April 20th, is our second open tap masterclass with Jeremy Arnold! Tap dancers of ages 9 and up are welcome to participate and explore a specific focus on musical structure and rhythmic analysis.

We'll also tap together on the following dates:

  • Thursday, May 25th, from 7pm-8:30pm

  • Thursday, June 15th, from 7pm-8:30pm

Check out the video to get a look inside our last class and click below to sign up for next week's workshop. See you on Thursday, 4/20, at 7pm!

Tickets for the 2023 BDSOPA Follies are On Sale Now!

We are so excited for this year's Follies performance on Saturday, June 17th, at Haverford School for Boys! Tickets are on sale now and are $28 in advance and $30 at the door. You'll also be able to order a high-quality, professional video recording--$35 for BOTH recitals!--which will be sent directly to your email via downloadable link after the recital.

To place your order, click below to download our order form and return it to the office along with your payment (cash or check). Reservations are fulfilled on a first-come, first-served basis.

BDSOPA Follies 2023 Ticket & Video Order Form
Download PDF • 70KB

Black & Gold Party is Now a TASTE OF SUMMER!

We've made a slight change to the party plans for Saturday, May 6th, to give our families a taste of the summer fun in store for performers ages 3-11!

Date: Saturday, May 6th

Time: 2pm-3pm

We'll dance, sing, and play in this FREE event that offers a sneak peek of our summer camps this year! Campers will experience a mini intro to summer at BDSOPA from Moana and Encanto, to Hip Hop and ZOMBIES. Click below to RSVP--we look forward to seeing you there!

Get Set for Summer at BDSOPA

Speaking of summer, enrollment for all summer camps is officially open! Scroll to learn more or click below to view our full summer session schedule.

Summer Experiences for Ages 6-11

  • 3-Day Camps: Our 3-day camps meet from 12pm-3pm Tuesday through Thursday! Activities include dancing, singing, acting, and themed fun from creating musical instruments to designing characters!

  • 2-Day Head Over Heels Acro Camp: Your youngster will flip for our 2-day Acro Camp that will have them building strength, flexibilty, and learning new acrobatic skills with friends!

  • Dance Parties: Join us each week for a 2-hour party featuring new theme to dance and sing your heart out.

Summer Experiences for Ages 3-5

Join us for mini camps designed with our tiniest performers in mind! Each mini-camp meets for one hour and features a new theme each week. Campers will enjoy activities including dancing, singing, storytelling, and more!

NEW THIS SUMMER: Tiny Tumblers Acro Camp made just for ages 3-5!

BDSOPA Rockette Experience: Ages 9-18

The BDSOPA Rockette Experience is back by popular demand! Lauren Gaul, PACE University faculty member and BDSOPA graduate, was a Rockette for ten years and is returning this summer on June 26th and 27th! From technique to traditions and even audition tips, learn everything you need to know make it in the famed precision dance company.

This experience is for all dancers ages 9-18, whether this is their first kickline or they're preparing to enter the world of professional dance.

Click the option below that best suits your performer:

Secure your child's spot in their favorite summer experiences today!

Got a question? Email us at or call us at 610-296-0474!

BDSOPA Birthdays!

We've got January AND February birthdays to celebrate!

  • Rishika B.

  • Kylie B.

  • Sofia C.

  • Tayleigh L.

  • Quinn L.

  • Lisa L.

  • Meri R.

  • Remi T.

  • Kathryn W.

  • Dylan W.

...and our Office Manager, Ashley!

Connect with Us

Got a question or want more info? Reach us by phone at 610-296-0474 and by email at

You can also find us on Instagram @bdsopa and on Facebook /bdsopa. Follow us for the most up-to-date info and behind-the-scenes moments!

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