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Audition for The Nutcracker!

Dancers aged 7 and up who are also in our Ballet/Modern/Jazz/Hip Hip levels 1 and up are invited to audition for our 2016 production of The Nutcracker.  Read on, or visit for more information.  Dancers should attend the audition date/time that corresponds their highest level.  All auditions take place at 5650 S Woodlawn.

Audition schedule:

Date:  Friday, September 23 
o    4:30 - 6:30pm: Ballet 3 - 4A students; Boys Ballet 3-4 
o    7 - 8:45pm: Ballet 4B - 6 (includes variation…

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Fall registration is now open!

Our 2016-17 schedule of classes has been finalized, and registration for current families is now open.  Visit our Registration Page to enroll! 

This year, families have the option to register their dancer for one session, or for the entire academic year!  Families are invited to register online or in-person during open office hours. 

Youth company dancers should register using the special youth company registration form (available online or in PDF format) located on the Company page.

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Pre-Ballet Holiday Show auditions - September 30

Dancers ages 4 - 7 who are in Pre-Ballet I, II, III, or Boys Dance, are invited to audition for our Nutcracker pre-show, the Pre-Ballet Holiday Show!

Every year before the curtain goes up on our annual production of The Nutcracker, some of our littlest dancers light up the stage in what, for many of them, is their first big performance. During the Pre-Ballet Holiday Show, dancers from our pre-ballet program perform festive favorites to get everyone in the spirit. Auditions for the Pre-Ballet Holiday Show

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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 Fall 2016 session will be accepted through October 13!
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