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BDSOPA Beat: March 2023

The March issue of the BDSOPA Beat puts a spring in our step with Tap Masterclasses, our Black & Gold Party, Follies details and more!

Important Dates

  • Saturday, 3/4: Dads & Daughters Dance 1st Rehearsal

  • Thursday, 3/23, 7:00pm: Open Tap Masterclass with Jeremy Arnold

  • Friday, 6/16: BDSOPA Follies Dress Rehearsal

  • Saturday, 6/17: 2023 BDSOPA Follies

Monthly Open Tap Masterclass with Jeremy Arnold

Thursday, March 23rd, is our first 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, 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

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!

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
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You're Invited to our Black & Gold Open House!

Join us on Saturday, May 6th from 2pm-6pm for our first Open House in our new studio!

We’re celebrating 47 years in business AND our 1st school year in our brand new studio space. Stop by any time between 2pm and 6pm to enjoy demonstrations, interactive activities, and light refreshments! You’ll also meets a few of our BDSOPA faculty and get information about upcoming classes and programs. Click below to RSVP--we look forward to seeing you there!

Get Set for 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!

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!

  • Ryan H.

  • Evelyn H.

  • Leonor J.

  • Aadrika K.

  • Nora K.

  • Anna L.

  • Reagan M.

  • Malu P.

  • Hannah P.

  • Brynn R.

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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