Performing Arts Workshop (P.A.W.) has been offering high-caliber dance training to the greater San Diego dance community since 1996. Our studio is a safe, inclusive environment for everyone from the dance appreciator to the professional dancer. PAW enables each student to reach his or her full potential through hard work, encouragement, discipline, individual focus, dance education, correct technical training, creativity, and artistry.

Photography courtesy of Candise Barefoot Photography and Doug McMinimy Dance Portraiture

All photographs feature PAW dancers and guest artist Preston Swovelin.



PAW offers high caliber training in classical ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop, and children's dance by educated professionals in the field. Our dancer's strongest competitors are themselves. 



PAW offers performance opportunities for everyone ages 2 - 202! In addition to summer performances, we produce two all school productions a year: the Nutcracker and our annual Spring Performance. 



We believe strongly that it takes a village to make a dancer. Our village is a supportive, caring, wonderful place to dance, make friends, and share new experiences.