Author Archives: Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth

CDS at Latin Rhythms: Shoe Party!

This Thursday, Chicago Dance Supply and Latin Rhythms will host a dance shoe party at 210 N Racine in Chicago, IL 60607 from 5pm to 10apm. Come to shop and stay to dance at Chicago’s premiere salsa dance studio, Latin Rhythms. Check out our Facebook event page here.

Chicago Dance Supply at the Chicago Mini Tango Fest, Rosemont Hilton O’Hare this Weekend

Last two days to shop with Chicago Dance Supply at Rosemont Hilton O’Hare! Join us at the 2014 Chicago Tango Mini Festival where we are showcasing our entire line of Argentine Tango dance shoes for men and women. Go to to view the entire schedule.

CDS Featuring DNI Tango Trainers for Women at 2014 Chicago Tango Mini Fest, Rosemont Hilton,

Chicago Dance Supply will showcase Argentine tango shoes for sale this weekend at the Chicago Mini Tango Fest at the Rosemont Hilton O’Hare April 10-13. Featured tango practice shoes for women include the popular trainer from DNI Tango.  Many colors and sizes available right now!   Don’t forget that if you’re shopping for tango shoes, our entire […]

Behind the scenes: LEVELdance photo shoot, Brandon and Joshua

Setting the lights.  LEVELdance shoot with Brandon DiCriscio and Joshua Paul Weckesser at Gus Giordano Dance School Chicago. Related links: LEVELdance company auditions March 30, 2014 See this gallery on Chicago Dance Photography Blog

Photo blog: how to dye your pointe shoes

We dyed our pointe shoes this week! Check out our photos below! What you need to dye your pointe shoes What you will need: pointe shoes with ribbon and elastic, paint sponge, fabric dye, plain paper, tape, cup, workspace protected by paper, and gloves step one: cover the parts of the shoe that you would […]

Photo Blog: Tango in Chicago This Week

Workshops with Facundo de la Cruz and Paola Sanz at ATI; Melanie C. Klaric’s Wednesday Milonga Pizpireta and Lee’s birthday; Chicago Tango Marathon at Chicago Dance.

New: Nueva Epoca in black and white at Chicago Dance Supply

In the spotlight: Thodos Dance Chicago at the Harris Theatre

Congratulations Thodos Dance Chicago on their winter engagement at the Harris Theatre this weekend! Highlights include the acclaimed story ballet by Melissa Thodos and Ann Reinking, “A light in the dark: The story of Hellen Keller and Ann Sullivan” and Panem Nostrum Quoditianum, choreography by River North’s Ahmad Simmons. Photos: Thodos Youth Ensemble perform during […]

CDS Crew: Happy Birthday Sierra Nicole!

CDS helped Sierra Nicole celebrate another birthday this week.  Happy birthday to our fellow CDS Crew member, Sierra Nicole.  (Nicole, I will work on finding that fun dance pants video for next year’s post   p.s.  In case you’re wondering where to go for banana splits like this one, look no further than George’s Ice […]

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