Category Archives: News
Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | April 15th, 2014 | Posted in Class Attire, News

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.

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | April 12th, 2014 | Posted in Argentine Tango, News, People

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.

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | April 10th, 2014 | Posted in Argentine Tango, Class Attire, News

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 […]

Claire Bauman | March 31st, 2014 | Posted in How To, News, People

           A well-rounded theater performer, Claire has been  studying ballet for years. Since moving to  Chicago, she’s found a great mixed-level class  and is preparing for her triumphant return to  pointe! I wanted to help her find just the right  shoes…           Before we started her pointe […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | March 24th, 2014 | Posted in News, People

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

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | March 18th, 2014 | Posted in How To, News

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 […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | March 17th, 2014 | Posted in News

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.

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | March 16th, 2014 | Posted in Class Attire, News
Claire Bauman | March 11th, 2014 | Posted in Class Attire, News

Traditionally, a pink ballet shoe is required for class, especially for young female students. But that’s not to say that there aren’t other options. Men typically wear black ballet shoes in class and women can too! If you like to wear black tights or leggings for class, a black ballet shoe can elongate the leg […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | March 10th, 2014 | Posted in News, People

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 […]