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San Clemente Dance

& Performing Arts


About San Clemente Dance

     San Clemente Dance & Performing Arts Center was established in 1995 by Judy Corfman Kelly. Her love for dance, high standards of teaching, and belief in addressing the individual needs of each student will always remain an integral part of this school. It is our hope that her spirit of love and dedication will continue to touch the lives of all who take classes here.Check out our Dancewear Store, located off the front lobby. We carry leotards, tights dance shoes, accessories and SCDPAC dancewear.

     Our talented staff is ready to make San Clemente Dance & Performing Arts Center the premiere studio of South Orange County. We urge you to stop by the studio and take a class. You will be excited about the energy that is going on under our roof. We offer classes in Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Breakdancing, Ballroom, Musical Theater, Tumbling, Voice and Instrumental. From ages 3 through adults, beginning through advanced, with more additions to come throughout the season!

David Kelly
Executive Director

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David Kelly

Executive Director


David Kelly's fine-art skills have translated into a 25 year career as a television and film art director that includes a long list of distinguished credits for prime time television sitcoms and variety specials for all the major networks. He is best known for his production design of the MTV Movie Awards short film comedy vignettes from 1994 to 2004.

Gretchen Akers

Studio Director


Gretchen Akers leads SCDPAC studio director efforts. She provides superior leadership in all aspects of managing a small business. Her background includes hiring professional and technical staff, implementing budget reductions, writing business plans, and installing effective management information systems.

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Our Address:

1321 Calle Avanzado

San Clemente, CA 92673


1 (949) 498-7571

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