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BDSOPA Beat: February 2023

Tap Masterclasses, Rockette Experience, and more! There's so much to love in the February issue of the BDSOPA Beat!

Black & Gold Party: Saturday May 6th

Monthly Open Tap Masterclass with Jeremy Arnold

Join Jeremy Arnold in monthly open tap masterclasses! Tap dancers of ages 9 and up are welcome to participate and explore a specific focus on musical structure and rhythmic analysis.

We'll tap together on the following dates:

  • Thursday, March 23rd, from 7pm-8:30pm

  • Thursday, April 20th, from 7pm-8:30pm

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

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

A BDSOPA graduate, Jeremy earned his MFA in Dance from the University of Texas and has since enjoyed a rich career as a professional tap dancer, teacher, and choreographer. His performances and works have been featured in films and live dance festivals, and he has served on the faculty of many tap festivals and universities, including University of Texas and Temple University. Click here to learn more about Jeremy.

He's very excited to offer classes at the studio where his own foundational training took place, and we're thrilled to welcome him back to BDSOPA. Click below to enroll and get ready to tap with us!

Dads & Daughters Dance at the BDSOPA Follies

This year, we’re our including our Dance Dads in the fun of the BDSOPA Follies with a Dads & Daughters Dance! Dancers ages 3 and up of any style/experience can sign up to participate. This dance will be performed at the Follies (in the 12:30pm show) and is an exciting opportunity to share in a performance experience with your young performer!

Dancers and Dads must be available for Saturday rehearsals beginning Saturday, March 4th from 1pm-2pm. There will be a rehearsal fee and costume fee for the student associated with signing up. (Dads do not need to pay a costume fee as they will provide their own attire.)

Please click below to sign up no later than Friday, February 17th. If you have any questions or would like more information about the Finale routine, please contact the office.

You're Invited to our Black & Gold Party!

Join us on Saturday, May 6th for our 1st Annual Black & Gold Party! We're celebrating 47 years in business AND our 1st school year in our brand new studio space. We're hosting a family-friendly event with something for everyone from demonstrations, interactive activities, and light refreshments. Click below to RSVP--we look forward to celebrating with you!

The BDSOPA Rockette Experience is Back

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.

Choose the option below that best suits your performer:

  • Petite/Jr (12pm-1pm): An excellent first step for dancers ages 9-13. Tuition: $125

  • Pre-Professional (1pm-2:30pm): Perfect for dedicated performer ages 13-18 who are eager to explore the world of professional dance. Tuition: $165.

Space is limited, so click below secure your spot today!

Summer at BDSOPA

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!

Spaces are limited--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!

  • Adriana B.

  • June C.

  • Elizabeth D.

  • Emma D.

  • Greta H.

  • Katie H.

  • Sienna K.

  • Grace L.

  • Kathryn L.

  • Lily L.

  • Kalli M.

  • Alexandra M.

  • Ava M.

  • Jane N.

  • Gabriella O.

  • Eliana S.

  • Joyce Y.

  • Elizabeth Z.

  • Elouise Z.

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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