The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Dance Department presents DANCE QUILT, May 10 & 11

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The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts
Dance Department presents DANCE QUILT, May 10 & 11.
A concert of faculty and guest-choreographed works.

The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts (Charter Arts) Dance Department presents this must-see formal concert which highlights outstanding works by the school’s dance faculty along with guest choreographers, David Dorfman Dance Company and Charter Arts alumnus, Nic Hefflefinger.   Dance Quilt is specifically woven to showcase all of the school’s dance majors and their endless dedication to the art of dance.

The first act opens with a remarkable collaboration between choreographer Rebecca Moyer and the school’s Artistic Director of Instrumental Music, Matthew Wells along with his students providing live accompaniment.  The second act opens with a heartwarming mother/son collaboration with choreography by Mary Anne Hoffman and original music by guest artist Jacob Hoffman performing with Dani Gershkoff & Joe Perullo from Philadelphia and Charter Arts instrumental majors on the piano, bass, and violin.

Concert director, Jennifer Dite Weaver, defines Dance Quilt as, “An entertaining concert portraying different ways dance can be used as a vehicle for expression to connect with others and with ourselves. Dance Quilt is sure to provoke thought, enliven the body, and inspire the soul.”

Evening performances will be held on May 10 & 11 at 7 PM and a matinee performance will be held on May 11th at 2 PM.  Tickets are $6-$11 and are available at purchase is recommended as shows can sell out.

The Charter Arts Dance Department provides students with a comprehensive and quality dance education in an environment that nurtures the talent of each individual. Students engage in an array of technique classes, improvisation, composition and dance history classes.  Dance majors also have numerous performing opportunities throughout the year, both in school and in the community.


Charter Arts is an audition-based public charter school that provides a comprehensive curriculum for high school students, grades 9-12, who have a passion for the arts.   Students major in one of seven artistic areas: dance, instrumental music, literary arts, production arts, theatre, visual arts, or vocal music.

Charter Arts’ rigorous curriculum fosters both academic and artistic excellence for its students. The school’s impressive Future Ready PA Index ranking, Advanced Placement (AP) exam statistics, Keystone Exam statistics, SAT scores, prestigious artistic accolades, and graduation rate, are testaments to the outstanding education that Charter Arts provides.

Recently, Charter Arts was ranked #1 Best Charter High School in PA and  #2 Best Public High School Teachers in PA on Niche’s 2024 Best Schools in America Rankings.  In addition, Charter Arts was one of only four Lehigh Valley schools to be ranked in the Top 100 Public High Schools in PA on U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Schools in America.

Audition appointments for the 2024-2025 school year are being accepted now.  Visit for more information.

Charter Arts is located at 321 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem.



Information & Image Provided By:
Ann Gillette
Manager of Public Relations and Media
Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts
321 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015