Greater York Dance maintains a staff of recognized professionals who combine their experience and technical expertise to offer superior training and encouragement to participants of all ages, levels and aspirations. Be assured that our faculty has background checks and clearances.
We believe in the growth mindset in teaching students and anything is possible through dedication and motivation.
Healthy We Dance
We are pleased to share how healthy we dance. At Greater York Dance, health and wellness come above all things. We provide the detailed technical training needed to dance safely plus invest in the education of our faculty. Among the certifications held by our staff are:
ABT (American Ballet Theatre) Teachers National Training Curriclum
Leap ‘n Learn Syllabus
Lisa Howell’s Therapist & Teacher Training
Registered Dance Educator from the National Registry of Dance Educators
Dance Educators of America
PBT Ballet Conditioning Training
College degrees in Dance Pedagogy, Performance, Musical Theatre, Disney professional performing experience
Positions with Ballet & Dance Companies across the world
All of our students also have access to the outstanding physicians and trainers from Wellspan Ortho. They do regular evaluations on our pre-professional dancers and are available to everyone.
Our Board of Directors
All nonprofits are run by a board of directors. These people love and lead the center.
Lori Garling, Artistic Director & CEO
Melinda Fritz, Executive Director
Shana Garling, Founding Director
Patrick Potter, President
Corissa Fetrow, Vice President
Steve Pergament, Treasurer
Nan Taylor, Secretary
Jill Snell, Nominating Chair
Beth Herbst, Trustee Emeritus
- The Nutcracker Ballet, Dec 9 & 10, 2017July 24, 2017 - 2:17 pm
Tickets starting at $14 for children and $18 for adults Since 1999, Greater York Dance has produced this York County favorite. Enjoy Tchaikovsky’s beloved masterpiece, a spectacular annual holiday tradition for families. The magic comes alive as Clara’s dream unfolds when her Nutcracker comes to life. Enjoy the fantasy as she sails into the Kingdom […]
- The Hip Nut… Fri, Dec 8, 2017July 24, 2017 - 2:08 pm
Tickets starting at $14 for children and $18 for adultsLove Wins! The Hip Nut is a multicultural dance production to the story of the Nutcracker with the morale that “LOVE WINS”. Watch Clara as she jams to a contemporary music mashup as this Nutcracker story takes place in present times. The performers will post LIVE […]
Mon-Thr: 4-8 pm
Fri: 4-7 pm
Sat: 10am-1 pm
Office hours and schedules are always updated on the Calendar as we dance many more than our office hours.
Greater York Dance
3524 E Market St
York, PA 17402
(717) 755-MOVE (6683)