Category Archives: 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 […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | March 7th, 2014 | Posted in News

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 […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | February 28th, 2014 | Posted in Class Attire, News

Women’s social dance wear by Very Fine, Werner Kern, Anna Kern, International, Supadance, Comme il faut, Odile, Darcos, Capezio, Leo’s and more. Pointe shoe, Argentine tango, wedding, and group shoe fittings by appointment: or call 773-728-5344 Chicago Dance Supply is open 7 days a week: Monday-Friday 10am-7pm Saturday 10am-5:30pm and Sunday 10a-4pm or shop […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | February 28th, 2014 | Posted in Class Attire, News, People

Are you ready for a pair of pointe shoes? Chicago Dance Supply introduces Claire Bauman and Nicole Rhoden Wilson, CDS pointe shoe fitters and associates, here to talk about pointe shoes, pointe shoe fittings and pointe shoe accessories. Whether it’s your first, fifth or final pair of pointe shoes, it’s always beneficial to try your […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | February 19th, 2014 | Posted in News, People

Today at Chicago Dance Supply, we helped Elena and Belen find their first pair of dance shoes. “I’m 68 and I come from a communist country. To be able to dance like this,” she sways her hips to and fro, “it feels like heaven!” Related links: Weiss Memorial Free Ballroom Dance Lessons for Seniors

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | February 16th, 2014 | Posted in News

Hey Salsa Congress dancers! If you’re with us at the Hyatt for the CISC, get your shoe orders in NOW or plan to visit us at the store. We are packing up tonight! Thanks for visiting our booth! Congrats on another great year! Check out some photos from around the vending area at the Chicago […]

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

30 pair of the newest styles from Comme il faut arrived this week! Women’s Argentine tango shoes unique in style and flavor. 6.5cm to 9cm heels, leather soles, hand crafted direct from Buenos Aires. Stop in or shop women’s Comme il faut tango shoes here 24/7 at .

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | February 8th, 2014 | Posted in News, People

Chicago Dance Supply is excited to return as a dance shoe vendor at the Chicago International Salsa Congress next week!  Held at the Hyatt O’Hare from February 13th through February 16th, the congress boasts a daily attendance of 1500-2500 salsa dancers, performers, musicians and enthusiasts from the US and beyond.  We’ll be taking a huge […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | January 31st, 2014 | Posted in Class Attire, News, People

A new shipment of leotards arrived at Chicago Dance Supply this week including not only your basic black, but also an array of vibrant colors. Check out Michelle in this video wearing a sampling of our newest Capezio leotards. Shop our leotards online 24/7 here.