The society

Twelve years after opening the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet the founders, Margarita and John White, established a non-profit organization.

The Society was established in 1986 with the following mission

  • To educate the general public on the art of ballet and dance
  • To foster an atmosphere to raise cultural awareness to the general public
  • To provide performing opportunities for talented dance students
  • To assist career-oriented dancers to find professional artistic expression
  • To promote professionalism and excellence in the art of classical dance

The Society has established and sponsors the following programs and outreach performances to fulfill this mission