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Dancer Dress-Up Week is coming up!

During this special week, students are welcome to attend class in their favorite costumes. Fall session Dancer Dress-Up Week is a great chance to preview your Halloween look!

In classes, students will work…

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Pardon our dust!

Exciting news! First Unitarian - home to HPSD's Studio 1, Studio B, costume shop, and administrative office - is beginning a renovation project that will make our shared building more functional, comfortable, energy-efficient, and accessible than ever! 


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HPSD Student's Film Spotlights Black Women in Dance

When it came time for 18-year-old Madison Christmas to undertake her "May Project," a tradition at her school wherein graduating seniors complete an independent project over the month of May, her mind went to the concept she'd initially pitched…

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Nutcracker DVDs available for pick-up!

Did you order a DVD recording of our 2018 performance of The Nutcracker? If so, it's ready for pick-up! Stop by during open office hours (3 pm to 6 pm weekdays, 8 am to 1 pm Saturdays) to grab…

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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