Dance Recital classes run September-May and include performances in the annual holiday showcase, and spring dance recital. Registration will be accepted for dance recital classes until December 1. Participants that register after November 11 will not begin classes until January. All classes are held at Simkus Recreation Center.
Check out our new and improved dance company for Ballet, Jazz, and Hip Hop dancers! Missed auditions? Call (630) 784-6105 about openings available in the company!
AUDITIONS: September 5 for Hip Hop, Jazz and Ballet
Instructional dance classes are offered on a seasonal basis for children of all ages. Participants do not perform in our annual spring Dance Recital. Parent observation will be held during the last class of the session. All classes are held at Simkus Recreation Center.
Dancing is for all ages! Bring a friend, spouse, partner, or join on your own for one of our adult dance classes! We offer Hip Hop, Contemporary, Salsa, Ballroom and Swing Dance.
The performance and competition company is year round program for dancers who enjoy Ballet, Jazz, or Hip Hop. We offer three different companies. Dancers learn a variety of choreography with a focus on performance ability. Dancers perform at local community events, the winter Holiday Dance Showcase, and spring Dance Recital. In addition, all companies come together for a group dance to be performed at the Dance Recital. At the end of the season all companies participate in a recreational competition.
NEXT AUDITIONS WILL BE IN MAY OF 2020
Recital dance classes run September-May. Dancers will perform in the annual Holiday Dance Showcase on Friday, December 14 & the spring Dance Recital on Saturday, May 16.
Recital Classes Include:
The Park District offers seasonal classes, including tap, ballet, hip hop, poms dance team, and Irish dance. These classes do not perform in the annual spring dance performance.
Classes held at Simkus Recreation Center:
Adult Hip Hop
Dance, strengthen and exercise and get your body moving! Learn various hip hop moves and combinations set to some of today’s top hits. Beginners welcome!
Instructor: Tara Matteucci
Adult Contemporary Dance
Combine the elements of lyrical, ballet, jazz and modern dance in this contemporary class! Learn across the floor progressions and combinations using stylized movements focusing on musicality and expression. All levels welcome.
Instructor: Tara Matteucci
Need to add some spice to your step? Feel the heat, feel the beat, feel your body wake up with Latin Salsa Dancing. Lessons are suited for dancers of all abilities.
Instructor: Mariano Carreno
Classes held at Glen Ellyn Park District: 185 Spring Ave., Glen Ellyn 60137:
Master the basics of the Waltz and Foxtrot. Get ready to hit the dance floor with confidence after this energy-packed class. Singles and couples are both welcome.
Learn how to dance the swing, also known as the Jitterbug and East Coast Swing, with ease and confidence. Basic lead and follow techniques are covered in addition to many popular patterns. Singles and couples are both welcome.