Chicago Dance Academy

Open/Rec Division

This division is suitable for busy pre-teen and teens who want to incorporate dance into their busy lives. Only one class is required per week. Ages are an approximation. Some of the classes are semester based (performance opportunity) and some are blended with adult classes and offered on a class card basis. The non-semester based classes must be registered for 24 hours in advance due to Covid-19. Call 312-328-0480 or email info@chicagodanceacademy.com

Open and Rec Division classes for adults and older children in hip-hop, dance fusion, and more.

Recreational Ballet

AGES 9-13 years

This class class is perfect for students with limited time for extracurricular activities. This class meets once a week. (Please note that this level does not track into pointe work and Studio Company participation.) This is a semester based class.

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Class length: 1hr
Dress requirements:
There is no formal dress code for this level; but dancers are expected to wear tights, leotard and canvas split sole technique shoes. Skirts are optional.

Contemporary

AGES 10 and up

This style is rooted in classical ballet technique, but elements of jazz, neoclassical and modern are incorporated into the movements. Contemporary works are now found in all major dance companies. This class is part of the Ballet III and up curriculum. Teens may participate but previous dance experience is required. This is a semester based class.

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Class length: 1 hour
Dress requirements:
Class leotard and and convertible tights rolled up over the feet. Socks are optional if the dancer is "sticking" to the floor in turns.

Beginning Ballet

AGES 15 and up

Designed for the brand new, the returning, and the intermediate students seeking to perfect their technique at a slower pace. Semester enrollment is not required: Payment is done through a class card package or a single class basis. Students must register 24 hours in advance due to Covid-19 policies. Call 312-328-0480 or email info@chicagodanceacademy.com

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Class length: 1 hour 15 minutes
Dress requirements:
Comfortable workout attire, or tights, leotard and/or skirt, ballet shoes.

Advanced Beginning Ballet

AGES 15 and up

Designed for beginners ready for the next challenge. It is also ideal for those returning after a hiatus and the intermediate student seeking to perfect their technique at a slower pace. Semester enrollment is not required: Payment is done through a class card package or single class basis. Students must register 24 hours in advance due to Covid-19 policies. Call 312-328-0480 or email info@chicagodanceacademy.com.

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Class length: 1 hour 15 minutes
Dress requirements:
Comfortable workout attire or full ballet regalia. Split-sole canvas ballet shoes for the feet!

Intermediate Ballet

AGES 15 and up

Four or more years of training is recommended.Semester enrollment is not required: Payment is done through a class card package or single class basis. Students must register 24 hours in advance due to Covid-19 policies. Call 312-328-0480 or email info@chicagodanceacademy.com.

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Class length: 1 hour 30 minutes