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Join us for Summer Placement Auditions: March 16

Current and new HPSD dancers aged 7 -18 are invited to get a taste of HPSD's summer programming and receive their workshop/intensive level placements at our upcoming Summer Program Placement Auditions on March 16, 2018! 

Most of our summer workshops are broken up into level-specific groups, so participants can benefit from targeted instruction that will help them get the most out of their time in the studio. Dancers interested in participating in our summer programming are strongly encouraged to attend the…

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Summer Registration now open!

It may be winter-y now, but summer's not far off. HPSD's Summer 2018 registration is now open!  Click here to learn more and enroll! 

We'll have full-day and half-day week-long programming and our popular three-week intensive available this summer, in addition to regular weekly classes and our auditioned Summer Company. Take advantage of the shorter summer sessions to explore new dance styles! Flexible enrollment options available for dancers in Ballet III and up make it easy to squeeze some great studio…

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Still time to order a Nutcracker 2017 DVD!

HPSD's 24th annual production of The Nutcracker was one for the books!  229 dancers took the stage for five performances at Mandel Hall, supported by over 120 volunteers assisting in all areas to make the shows a success.  We are so proud of our dancers for their hard work and beautiful performances, and thankful to our dedicated volunteers for sharing their time and talents to support HPSD.  Congratulations to our cast, crew, and volunteers on a wonderful weekend!

Relive the magic by ordering your copy

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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. We welcome dancers of any race, religion, body type, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and family income. We cultivate a love of dance and strength of body, mind, and character that will benefit our students throughout their lives.

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Come dance with us!

Hyde Park School of Dance accepts new students during three annual registration periods - at the end of summer in preparation for our fall session, near the end of each calendar year in preparation for our winter/spring session, and through late spring and summer for our two shorter summer sessions.

Trial classes are available!

For the dates of our upcoming registration period, please visit
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