Author Archives: Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth

CDS at UChicago Tango Fest 2016

Thanks to all who made the UChicago Tango Fest a great success this year. Keep scrolling to enjoy some photos and videos from this weekend.

Headshots by Leni at Chicago Dance Supply

Time to update your look? Chicago Dance Supply offers headshots! Contact Leni today to book your personal session or for corporate shoots. 773-216-2067 Send email to Leni

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre Presents a FREE Lunchtime Concert at the Harold Washington Library

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, a Chicago company, fuses dance, visual art, and live music to create unique and thoughtful performances. On Thursday, May 26th, from 12-1 pm, CRDT invites you to attend their FREE concert at the Pritzker Auditorium in the Harold Washington Library. You will be inspired, entertained, and invited into the conversation! Works […]

Mercy and Her First Pointe Shoes

Young Mercy Herron explains why she started dancing and shows off her new pointe shoes at Chicago Dance Supply. For your pointe shoe fitting at Chicago Dance Supply, please call 773-728-5344 or Related links: Pointe shoes and accessories at Chicago Dance Supply Iona Calhoun School of Ballet Photography by Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth

CDS Spotlight: Erin Siebert

When Erin came by to shop for ballet slippers yesterday, we couldn’t help but  shoot her in the glorious afternoon sun donning tiara and tutu. So fun! Thanks for stopping by Erin! Catch Erin’s performance at Ruth Page 2016 Spring Show June 17-18. Ruth Page Center for the Arts Theater Friday, June 17, 2016 – […]

This Saturday: LEVELdance Benefit, VEILED

A special event benefiting LEVELdance. Come meet the artists of LEVEL and enjoy a night filled with friends, libations, raffles and an unVEILing of LEVELdance’s newest works in progress! All proceeds support LEVELdance’s 2016 – 2017 performing season. WHEN Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM (CDT) – Add to Calendar WHERE Fulton Street […]

Dance Photography: MidStates Regional Dance America (MSRDA) 2016 Galleries

Proof galleries are now available for Regional Dance America MidStates (MSRDA) Festival at Northshore Center for the Performing Arts, April 28-29, 2016. Go to For inquiries, please contact Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth. 773-216-2067 Chicago Dance Supply 5301 N Clark St Chicago, IL 60640     Related links: Salt Creek Ballet MSRDA Eddy Ocampo 2015 Photo Gallery […]

Photography at Chicago Dance Supply

Chicago Dance Supply offers photography services for dancers including headshots, portraits and events. Call the shop today at 773-728-5344 or call Leni directly at 773-216-2067 to book your session or event. Free first-time consults. Follow Leni: Chicagodances on Instagram Facebook LinkedIn

Chicago Mini Tango Festival Saturday Performances 2016

Chicago Dance Supply enjoyed a grand weekend at the Rosemont Hilton O’Hare, shopping, socializing and dancing with tangueros from all over the US and beyond during the Chicago Mini Tango Festival. Visiting Argentine tango instructors delighted us with classes and performances all weekend (watch the Saturday performances below). Thank you to all especially Ray Barbosa, […]

Video: Rod and Jenny at CDS

  Rod and Jenny of 312 Movement dropped in for an afternoon photo shoot. Check out more Rod and Jenny on Facebook. Find out where to tango dance in Chicago on Related links: 312 Movement Tango Shoes at Chicago Dance Supply Photography by Leni