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Food Truck Fundraiser - 12/8 and 12/10!

Let us take care of lunch and dinner on Thursday and Saturday!  
Our friends from Creme of the Crop and Da Pizza Dude Food Trucks will be joining us outside the Reynolds Club (the building that houses Mandel Hall - where our performances take place - and McCormick Lounge - where our Holiday Bazaar will take place) this Nutcracker weekend.  A portion of all sales will go directly to HPSD, so please stop by for a bite to eat!  Visit to view menus and more!

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Purchase tickets for 'The Nutcracker'!

Tickets to our 2016 production of The Nutcracker are now on sale! 


Join us December 9, 10, and 11 at Mandel Hall for one festive, family-friendly weekend! Named one of the 'top four Nutcrackers in the Chicago-land area', HPSD's production features a cast of over 200 dancers ages four through adult.   

Tickets available for purchase online at, in-person during HPSD's open office hours, or by phone at 773-493-8498.  

See you at the show! 

Ticket prices:  
Reserved seating (all…

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Reminder: Nutcracker break 12/8-12/11

There will be no classes due to our Nutcracker break from Thursday, 12/08 - Sunday, 12/11.  Join us at Mandel Hall for The Nutcracker performances!  Tickets are available at, and onsite one hour prior to each performance (pending availability.)  HPSD's office will also be closed from Friday, 12/9 - Sunday, 12/11. 

Happy Nutcracker, and thank you for being part of our HPSD community!  

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What happens when you give make a gift to HPSD?

When you make a tax-deductible donation to Hyde Park School of Dance, you are voicing your support for kids' arts education on the South Side of Chicago.  

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, over 20% of the annual budget to run Hyde Park School of Dance comes from individual donations from people like you. What exactly do your donations help us do? 


    Your donations support our needs-based scholarship fund. Hyde Park School of Dance is…
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Celebrate the season at HPSD's Holiday Bazaar

HPSD is thrilled to invite you to our second annual Holiday Bazaar!  Join us on Dec 10 from 12-6pm and Dec 11 from 12-3pm for this festive, free, family-event!  Meet characters from The Nutcracker, finish holiday shopping with several local artisan vendors, enjoy sweet treats and celebrate the season!

Learn more (including how to become a vendor) at

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Welcome to HPSD:

Serving Chicago's South Side Since 1993
Hyde Park School of Dance is a 501(c)3 non-profit providing opportunities for students of all ages to study, perform, and create classical and contemporary dance at the highest levels of discipline and artistry, regardless of their gender, body type, or family income.  Our goal is to cultivate a love of dance and strength of body, mind, and character that will benefit our students throughout their lives. 
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Enrollments for our Winter/Spring 2017 session will begin December 12!
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