Dance Alive National Ballet IS NOT your average tutu ballet company!

Pofahl Studio is the Official School of Dance Alive National Ballet, a fully professional ballet company that is both the State Touring Company of Florida and the Official Arts Ambassadors of Gainesville, Florida.  Dance Alive National Ballet has toured over 17 states, Costa Rica, Russia and Brazil.  Dance Alive National Ballet is the recipient of funding on local, state, and national levels, including the National Endowment for the Arts.  The Company is involved in artist residencies, developing arts education curriculum for public schools, and outreach performances for under-served urban and rural children.

Dance Alive National Ballet is one of Gainesville's treasures and is wholeheartedly endorsed by Pofahl Studios.  The ultimate way to learn to dance is to see professional dance.  Dance Alive National Ballet provides that experience with grace and elegance in the studio and on stage.  Outstanding students may be selected by audition to perform with   Dance Alive National Ballet.

Students from the School who have been selected for Corps de Ballet include: TBA

Rachel Ridley has been elevated to Soloist.

Auditions for Nutcracker are August 30th.

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