Summer Faculty ~
Gina Anthony has been Director of GDDA for 26 years, earned her BS from Towson University, danced professionally with Ballet Theatre of Maryland and other companies, and trained with Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. She has directed a variety of stage productions and enjoys helping youth achieve their very best.
Andrea Baker earned a BA from Penn State, studied at Shenandoah Conservatory for the Arts, and earned a MS in Kinesiology. She has trained summers at School of American Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet. She has danced with Shenandoah Conservatory Dance Co., TIDE Modern Dance Co. and Orphesis Dance Co and others.
Casey Bricker is a GDDA Alumni, earned her Bachelor degree at Westchester University in Business and Dance, worked in entertainment for 2 years at Walt Disney World, and as a contract character at Hershey Park and Resorts.
Alexis Davis is a GDDA Alumni where she has taught for several years. She attends Millersville Univ. to study graphic design & dances with their dance company.
Shelby Forry is a GDDA Alumni, teacher and choreographer for the competition team. She attends Millersville University to study Education and teaches dance for the dance company.
Rachel Hue is a GDDA Alumni and also trained summers at CPYB, Alvin Ailey, and Rockette's Intensive. She earned her BFA in Dance Pedagogy at Point Park University.
Jacqui Kilgore earned her BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase NY, trained with PA Regional Ballet, danced professionally as an apprentice with Pennsylvania Ballet and with Metropolitan Opera and with Setsuko Kawaguchi Ballet in Japan.
Hannah Koval is a GDDA Alumni where she has danced many lead roles and danced in the competition team as well as instructed and choreographed many years.
Brianna Miller is a GDDA Alumni where she has danced lead roles and danced in the competition team. She has been a GDDA teacher & team choreographer for several years.
Katie Sammy is a GDDA Alumni and former apprentice with Ballet Magnificat!
Delaney Sanderson is a GDDA Alumni where she danced many lead roles, danced in the competition team, and instructed classes. She earned her AS degree at HACC.
Leigh Senft is a GDDA Alumni where she danced many lead roles and has instructed for years. She earned a BS from Bucknell University and is a teacher at Red Lion Jr High.
Rachel Yinger has trained with GDDA, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet in NYC, and in Russia. She was an apprentice with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and company dancer with Roanoke Ballet.
Student Instructors: Ally Anthony, Cassidy Bashada, Alli Fleming, Faith Gerdes, Danielle Justh
Our excellent faculty provides quality instruction in a caring, nurturing environment.