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Scholarship Auditions/Applications for 2016-17 Season

HPSD's Scholarship Program is designed to expand opportunities for youth who otherwise would not be able to participate in our programs.  The Scholarship Program is a needs-based program in which talent and commitment contribute to the determination of award levels.  Auditions are held in each year in early June, and awards granted can be applied to tuition for the upcoming Fall session. 

To apply:  

  • All parents/guardians must submit an application to HPSD's office by May 27, 2016. 
  • Parents/guardians…
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Level Evaluation Classes: May 24 - May 26

Hyde Park School of Dance is dedicated to a progressive curriculum that allows each dancer to properly develop his or her skills and interest in dance. 

Level Recommendations: Creative Movement and Pre-Ballet 

Our younger dancers will be evaluated in class by their instructors and receive a certificate at the end of the Winter/Spring Session indicating the level for which he or she should register in the Fall. 

Level Evaluation Classes: Ballet I-VI and Modern I-IV 

Each year at the end of the…

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Congratulations to our Spring Fundraiser Winners!

HPSD's Spring Fundraiser raffle concluded prior to our Act 3 Spring Concert performance on May 21.  Huge congratulations to our winners, and huge thanks to all of our HPSD families who participated in our fundraiser.  We are grateful for your support and dedication to our program, and thank you so much!

iPad mini winner:
Michael Jackson

Hamilton or Aladdin ticket winner:
Janet Kemper

Student sales contest winners:
Ariel Bills (first place winner)
Marley and McKinley Rudbeck (second place winners)

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Youth Studio Company (TNG/TNGT/TJ) Auditions for 2016-17

June 3, 2016 

Audition: 5:30 - 7:30 pm in S1 & SB 
Family Meeting: 7:30 - 8:30 pm in S1 

Dancers interested in joining the company, a three-tiered specialized program that emphasizes performance, should attend June 3, 2016 auditions. 

Members attend special company classes and rehearsals, take on original choreography, and are encouraged to explore their own creativity through dance and choreography. 

To audition for HPSD's youth companies, dancers must have completed at least one year of Ballet IVA or…

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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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We are currently accepting enrollments for our summer classes, workshops, and intensives!


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