Author Archives: Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth

New Shipment: FABIO Shoes for Men and Women

Chicago Dance Supply welcomes the arrival of FABIO Shoes for Men and Women. New models will debut at the Midwest Tango Festival this weekend. For more info contactus@chicagodancesupply.com  

Dancer Perspective: Quint Lattimore, Senior, Chicago Academy for the Arts

To be a dancer in your senior year at a top performing arts high schools is like having pre-show jitters times 100…or 100,000 I should say. I am a male dancer, and I am getting ready to take that big step and graduate from high school in the spring. I am moving on into adulthood. […]

New Shipment: Capezio Leotards at Chicago Dance Supply

Just in: new basics and fashion leotards from Capezio! Shop in-store today during our regular business hours, or buy online 24/7! Related Links: Women’s Leotards at Chicago Dance Supply

Tango Shoes in Chicago: Tonight at Pizpireta, TURQUOISE for Men and Women

CDS travels to Milonga Pizpireta tonight with a selection from our new stock of Turquoise Tango Shoes. Beautiful handcrafted designs from Istanbul. Check them out tonight or make an in-store fitting appointment at 773-728-5344. Related links: Turquoise Tango Shoes for Men at Chicago Dance Supply Turquoise Tango Shoes for Women at Chicago Dance Supply Milonga […]

CDS Tango Shoes on the Road: CU Tango Fall Fest 2014

Please note: NO tango shoe fitting appointments will be available at the store this weekend. Instead, shop with us at the CU Tango Fall Fest. ┬áHope to see you there! Click image for more info on the CU Tango Fall Fest: Photos from CU Tango Winter Fest 2014: Photos from CU Fest 2013: Related links: […]

Reblog: Ballet is Boring

An interesting read about the challenges of learning ballet. ┬áDo you think that one can replace the word “ballet” in this article with most any form of dance? ~Leni@chicagodancesupply.com   Ballet is Boring Date: October 9, 2014 Author: Miss Erin http://atthebarre.net A friend and colleague recently posted a quote on her Facebook page and it […]

Now at Chicago Dance Supply: Souple/YuliB Women’s Tango Shoes

Chicago Dance Supply welcomes a new shipment of Souple/YuliB women’s tango shoes this week! Souple/YuliB offers stylish stilettos and soft, supple soles that are popular with tango maestras such as Geraldine Rojas, Noelia Hurtado, Virginia Pandolfi and Carolina Bonaventura. What others say about Souple (courtesy YuliB.com) “Souple shoes are unique in that they are supportive, […]

Tango Shoes in Chicago 10/17/2014

Related Links: Milonga Cumparsita Facebook Page Men’s and Women’s Tango Shoes at Chicago Dance Supply

Tango Shoes in Chicago 10/15/2014

Visit our display table tonight at Milonga Pizpireta to see a sampling of the latest men’s and women’s tango shoes from Madame Pivot, 2×4 al pie, Bandolera/Axis Tango and Turquoise. Call Leni before 8pm tonight for specific shoe and model requests from CDS. Or make your appointment for a one-on-one, in-store tango shoe fitting at […]

Visceral Dance Chicago: Studio Sneak Preview October 2014

Studio showings are one way to experience concert dance in a more intimate setting. Removing the distance between the performers and audience exploits vulnerability. This ultimately can lead to a genuine connections between the dancers, live musicians and audience that may be unique to the setting and deeply satisfying in its own way. I was […]