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AHCL Dance Academy



In 1957, the doors to our Dance Academy opened for children ages 3 to 18 (currently, ages 4 to 18 are accepted).  Our annual recital theme is "Children Dancing for Children."  All proceeds are given to a needy family in the community.

Studio hours and Cost of Classes

The studio offers classes 6 days a week.  Classes run from September through late April.  There is a $15 non-refundable registration fee.  The yearly cost of  dance classes are $125.00 per class. 


Dance Instructors

The Studio currently has 3 dance teachers:

  • Miss Jennifer Sohns Petty - Director
  • Miss Cristina Sohns-Williams - also Stage Manager and Performance Consultant for recitals
  • Miss Grace Gallagher

We have many student demonstrators and volunteers who assist our teachers throughout the year.

Classes Offered

  • Ballet - is offered for students 4 years of age through 12th grade
  • Tap - Kindergarten through 12th grade
  • Jazz - 3rd through 12th grade
  • Lyrical - 8th through 12th grade
  • Pointe - Permission only

Children are placed in classes based on skill and the discretion of the teachers.

(For additional information please phone our Studio at (570)587-3101 or contact us at