Parents & Friends Association (PAFA)

PAFA is an organization run by the parents, friends, and associates of the Timothy M. Draper Center for Dance Education, gathering together to creatively support and promote the studio, as well as enhance and enrich the dance experiences of our students.

Join us at our next meeting:
January 20th @11:30am

Where: Main Conference Room by the Draper Staircase

Meet the PAFA Chairs:

Rebecca Kroll

Michelle Lortz

Draper Center for Dance Education - the official Ballet training school of the Rochester City Ballet

We invite all parents, especially those new to Draper Center, to attend our monthly meetings. Join other parents, discuss events for our dancers, share your ideas for fundraisers, and sign up for volunteer opportunities. (Check your email for specific dates & times.)

Projects/ Events that have been sponsored by PAFA include:

  • Dance studio equipment for conditioning classes
  • Theater rentals & funds for Draper Center performances
  • Sponsoring funds for guest faculty & choreographers
  • Dancer mentoring programs
  • Seasonal & cast parties
  • Draper Center logo clothing
  • Studio fundraisers
  • Stipends for dancers/ faculty travelling for conventions/ competitions
  • Performance flowers and meal delivery services
  • Donations to the Rochester City Ballet
  • Studio/ outdoor patio maintenance
Draper Center for Dance Education