DanceDance classes and programs run in the fall and winter/spring with a break in the summer. Dance class varieties include various styles of tap, jazz, ballet, and My First Dance. Class offerings can be found in the Fall or Winter/Spring editions of the Fun Guide.

Holiday Dance Show
This fun and festive performance will highlight what the dancers have learned over the Fall session. Students, ages 3-10, who wish to participate in the Holiday Dance Show must complete the Fall session.

Spring Dance Recital
The Spring Dance Recital is held in late April with a dress rehearsal for all dance classes. The dance class fee includes 14-weeks of class instruction, dress rehearsal, dance recital, 5 recital tickets, and costume.


Dance Instructors

----Dance_Ellie Ellie Olayo
Ellie has been dancing before she could walk. She started teaching at 15 years old and has taught kids from 3-18 years - all styles of dance for all occasions. She really enjoys teaching and fostering their love of dance.
----Dance_Annalise Anneliese Ayers
Annaliese teaches ballet and tap. She is a company alumni from Beth Fowler School of Dance in Genoa, IL. She is a recent graduate from Concordia University with a B.A. in English and minor in Theatre. Her experience includes The Nutcracker (Chinese Tea soloist & Waltz of the Snowflakes corps), The Fantasticks (Luisa), and choreography credit for The Collective's (Concordia Chicago) production of The Man of La Mancha. She wishes to use the skill she has attained for teaching future generations the joy of dance.