ORIGINAL CAROLINA
DANCE ACADEMY, INC

MISSION STATEMENT:  CDA OFFERS THE BEST IN QUALITY DANCE EDUCATION WITH EXPERIENCE BY CERTIFIED DANCE MASTER TEACHERS FOR OVER 25 YEARS.  THE STUDIO'S MANY YEARS IN THE COMMUNITY  SPEAKS FOR ITSELF. CREATIVITY AND THE LOVE OF DANCE IS ENCOURAGED AND WELCOMED AT ANY LEVEL.  ALL DANCERS ARE A "STAR".  

                                                                     

AWARDS:

CDA participates in yearly dance competitions.  Classes are evaluated and picked for these dance competitions.  

 
CDA has been the Host Studio for the Great Russian Nutcracker Ballet - Dec. 2010

PAST GUEST TEACHERS:

Svetlana Totinova: Master Ballet Instructor for the Great Russian Ballet Company since 2001. She serves as the company's Audition Director. She visits nearly 20 American cities between the months of September & November each year, where she auditions and trains hundreds of young, aspiring dancers to perform in Moscow's Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker.

Erina Vakromeeva: Russian Ballerina and Teacher

Melaine Benz:  Lead dancer for Justin Timberlake

Raven Marshall:  CDA graduate. She attended Philadelphia School of Arts - majored in Dance. She is a member of Dance Masters Association, Inc.  She currently is the Co-Director at Dartmouth Dance Academy in Nova Scotia (enrollment of 650 students).  She teaches contemporary, classical ballet, Jazz & Tap.