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Audition for The Nutcracker!

Fall is Nutcracker season at Hyde Park School of Dance!

Dancers ages 7 and up in our level 1+ classes are invited to audition this September 28th-30th for our 2018 production.

The Nutcracker will take the stage December…

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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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HPSD Costume Shop Seeks Summer Volunteers

Calling all sewers!

We need your help bringing our costumes to life!  

Are you curious about getting involved with HPSD's costuming?
We're looking both for individuals who can operate sewing machines as well as folks who are familiar with hand…

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Where could YOU take HPSD?

Hyde Park School of Dance is seeking a full-time Executive Director!

This position is a great opportunity for those looking to break into executive leadership for a well-established nonprofit.

Our next ED will enjoy lots of variety in their daily…

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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.

Explore our offerings in these dance types:

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