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Please note that the office will be open by appointment only from Wednesday, August 24th through Saturday, August 27th. Open office hours (weekdays 1-6, Saturdays 8-1) will resume Monday, August 29th. For appointments, please contact

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Fall registration begins July 28!

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

Registration for current families began on Thursday, July 28. 
Registration will open to new families on Thursday, August 4. 

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…

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Teacher Assistant and Teacher Trainee Opportunities for the 2016-17 Season

Teacher Assistant Orientation 
Students who are at least 10 years old may volunteer to help as Teacher's Assistants.  Teacher's Assistants' duties include guiding dancers into studios, taking roll, accompany students to the bathroom, and assisting with studio maintenance.  All Fall 2016 Teacher Assistants must attend Teacher Assistant Orientation on September 7 from 5:15pm - 6:15pm in Studio B.  Dancers interested in this program should sign-up for the class in which they'd like to assist and RSVP for the

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Fall Pointe Readiness Exam - September 6

Students in Ballet IV and up who would like to be evaluated for pointe work should plan to attend the Pointe Shoe exam on September 6 in Studio B. The physical test will take place from 5:00pm - 6:00pm, and the written test will take place from 6:00pm - 7:00pm.  RSVP online here.  

Questions regarding the pointe readiness exam may be directed to


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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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