The Latest News:

Nutcracker Cast List Announced

Congratulations to all of the dancers who auditioned for The Nutcracker this year!

A cast of about 180 dancers will bring our 2018 production of the beloved holiday classic alive on the stage of Mandel Hall this December - but…

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Audition for the Pre-Ballet Holiday Show!

Friday, October 5th
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
5650 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Check-in: 6:15-6:45 pm
Auditions 6:45-7:45 pm

Dancers aged 4-7 enrolled in Pre-Ballet I, II, and III, and/or Boys' Dance, at Hyde Park School of Dance are invited…

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Fall registration is open!

Register now for fall classes!


A very exciting fall session begins September 6th! This fall, Hyde Park School of…

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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