Play Loud.

Child-centered arts and play in a parent-friendly space.


Denise Tholey

Denise Tholey, M.Ed.  is a Special Educator, with dual certification in Elementary and Special Education. She comes with nine years experience teaching exceptional and neurotypical students. She has extensive training and experience in Applied Behavior Analysis, specializing in serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Currently, she is completing her post graduate requirements to earn the Board Certified Behavioral Analyst credential. In addition, Denise is trained in child and infant CPR and first aid. 

When not at PlayArts or working with her students, Denise spends her free time training and performing on the aerial silks at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts.