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Audition for Amira: A Chicago Cinderella Story!

You are cordially invited to audition for HPSD's forthcoming original story ballet, Amira: A Chicago Cinderella Story!  See below for audition schedule.

Amira will make its world debut at the Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts on June 15, 2018. Rehearsals are set to begin April 13.

Auditions will span three days this month: February 23 - February 25. Interested dancers will audition either on Friday or Saturday, as dictated by their class/es and level/s, and call-backs for select roles are scheduled to take place on Sunday.

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HPSD turns 25 this year!

Happy New Year!

As many of you know, HYDE PARK SCHOOL OF DANCE was founded in 1993 as Hyde Park School of Ballet.

As we bid farewell to 2017, we at HPSD also welcomed in the new year that brings our 25th anniversary!

One of the things we're doing to mark our anniversary is a brand new original story ballet, Amira: A Chicago Cinderella Story, which will debut at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts here in Hyde Park, Chicago, this June. 

In this fresh take on the classic tale of Cinderella, the…

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Congratulations, Nutcracker cast, crew and volunteers!

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!

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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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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!

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