Register Now for Creative Movement Class! Ages 2.5-4 years

Children ages 2.5 – 4 are welcome to join us for our upcoming Creative Movement class! Designed to encourage body awareness, coordination, creativity, and self expression, these classes are a ton of fun! Give the gift of dance this holiday season and register your child today!

Dance teacher “extraordinaire”, Ms. Deborah Kahan will guide your young child through the magical world of dance.

Children joyfully explore the elements of movement using imagery and music. Props including capes, balls, musical instruments, steamers, elastic bands and much more contribute to a fully interactive environment.

Besides social interaction and direction following, this class challenges memory and sequencing.There is no right or wrong only opportunity to explore and discover in this early childhood class!

Winter session: January 24th – May 9th

Free registration!

Call 561-736-9097 or contact us to learn more. Sign up today!

Students’ Nexstar Dance Competition Results

Congratulations to our students who are members of The Dancer’s Edge Company of The Dancer’s Alchemy for a job well done this past weekend at Nexstar National Talent Competition! We’re so proud of your accomplishments!


Tori Gilbert:
Pointe-Platinum-1st Place in Category
3rd Overall For Soloist
Contemporary-Platinum -1st Place
Awarded Power Pak Invitation

Larissa Gabriel:
Jazz-High Gold-1st Place In Category
7th Place Overall For Soloist
Awarded Power Pak Invitation

Piper Smith: Lyrical-Gold

Josh Faber: Contemporary-High Gold

Kennedy Rowe: Jazz-Gold


Grace Alvarez & Rachel Ireland: Lyrical-High Gold


Francesca Wisniew, Ariana Galaska, And Maya Akins: Jazz-High Gold

Small Groups:

B Company: Modern-Platinum B Company: Character-High Gold

Large Group:

C Company: Jazz-High Gold-Choreography Award C Company: Tap-5th Place Overall-Judges Staging Award

Large Group:

A Company: Lyrical-High Gold-1st Place

Judges Fluidity Award:

A Company: Jazz-High Gold


A, B, & Select C Company: “I Got Rhythm” – Musical Theater­
Platinum-1st Place In Category
1st Place Overall Choreography Award

Save the Date: Viva Las Vegas!

Please save the date for “Viva Las Vegas” presented by The Dancer’s Edge Company of The Dancer’s Alchemy on Saturday, May 5th 2018 6-10:30pm! If you love gaming, this is for you! 

This Premier Las Vegas style fundraising event features authentic casino style gaming tables, slot machines, raffle prizes, & more

Your evening will begin with a complementary cocktail and hors d’oeuvres hour followed by classic casino games such as Craps, Roulette, Poker, Blackjack and Slot Machines with a chance to win fantastic prizes in our grand finale raffle (you must be present to win).  Partygoers will also have the opportunity to win spectacular silent auction prizes generously contributed by local businesses and organizations! 

This fundraiser event supports The Dancer’s Alchemy, a diverse not-for-profit community-based arts organization in the heart of Palm Beach County. This truly impactful organization has made a great difference in the world of dance and throughout this community since 1996, using their abilities to raise funds and awareness to causes such as Alzheimer’s, Down Syndrome, Leukemia Foundation, and various community outreach programs.

The Dancer’s Alchemy is a 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Organization – Tax ID: 16-1620182.

Southern Dance Theatre is a proud sponsor of this event and it will be held at the Southern Dance Theatre facility.  If you are interested sponsoring this event, either personally or on behalf of your organization, or to contact Fundraiser Chairperson, please call (561) 865-6304 or email

The casino gaming tables are provided for entertainment purposes only by Casino Party Nights Florida Inc., tel. 954-926-4219. All Donations and proceeds go to The Dancer’s Alchemy. Must be 18 Years or Older to Play. Learn more: 

More information will be shared over the coming weeks, so mark your calendar now and stay tuned! 

2017-18 Elite Ballet Program Student Accomplishments!

The following include Competition results and Summer Intensive acceptances and scholarships for our students who participate in the Elite Ballet Program, part of The Dancer’s Alchemy. We’re so proud of these dancers and directors Sandra Goodnough and Elizabeth Gonzalez for their accomplishments!


Tuscany Group Piece – Top 12

Salma Kiuhan – Top 12 in Senior Division for Classical Variation and Contemporary Solo


Intermediate Level Junior Division (Top 10)
Classical Variation – Kelsey Solomon, 7th Place
Contemporary Solo – Kelsey Solomon, 6th Place; Taylor Schmitt, 9th Place

Competitive Level Junior Division (Top 15)
Classical Variation – Tori Gilbert, 12th Place; Savanna Bourque, 9th Place
Contemporary Solo – Savanna Bourque, 13th Place

Competitive Level Senior Division (Top 10)
Classical Variation – Salma Kiuhan, 3rd Place; Madison Bourque, 10th Place

Competitive Level Junior Division Group (Top 5)
Tuscany – 2nd Place

Scholarships from UBC:

Orlando Ballet – Savanna Bourque – 2 week full Scholarship
Motion Dance – Tori Gilbert – 4 week Scholarship, 40%

Summer Intensive Acceptances:

Ava Allwardt – ABT Tampa, Orlando Ballet

Sienna Alpert – ABT Texas, Atlanta Ballet, Orlando Ballet

Madison Bourque – Orlando Ballet, 25% Scholarship; ABT  California; Atlanta Ballet; Washington Ballet
Savanna Bourque  – Orlando Ballet – 2 week full Scholarship and 25%; ABT New York; Ellison Ballet

Tori Gilbert – Motis Dance – 4 week Scholarship, 40%; Next Generation Ballet – 75%; Orlando Ballet – 25%; ABT New York

Salma Kiuhan – Next Generation Ballet – 85%; Atlanta Ballet; Houston Ballet; Pittsburgh Ballet Theater

Kelsey Solomon – Next Generation Ballet  – 20% Scholarship; ABT Texas

Taylor Schmitt – ABT Tampa; Orlando Ballet

Competition Results: Shake The Ground!

The Dancer’s Edge Company competed January 19th and 20th at Shake the Ground and we’re so excited to share the wonderful results! Congratulations to the dancers and directors on a job well done!

High Gold/Smile Award

High Gold/Aspire Award

Maya, Francesca, Ariana
High Gold

Rachel & Grace
High Gold
3rd Place Overall High Score

Angelina & Lily
2nd Place Overall High Score

High Gold

High Gold
Most Entertaining Solo

STG Intensive Scholarship
13th Place Overall Jr Solo

Most Entertaining
1st Place Overall Large Group

3rd Place Overall Large Group

3rd Place Overall Small Group

High Gold
5th Place Overall Small Group

High Gold

1000 YEARS
High Gold