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Archives: Chicago Dance Gazette

10 years ago, Chicago Dance Supply launched Chicago Dance Gazette, a monthly printed publication for dancers by dancers to inspire, inform and educate. It was distributed to local dance studios and to customers on our mailing list. The Gazette moved from print to digital format and eventually morphed into a monthly e-blast with links to […]

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Joel Hall Dancers & Center Present: Master Class & Q&A W/ Jarrett Rashad

Jarrett Rashad returns to Chicago! Sunday May 20th @ 11:00am Where: Joel Hall Dance Center Price: $30 Reserve your Spot TODAY… Call Us @: 773.293.0900 Reserve your spot Online @: http://www.joelhall.org/ More details on Facebook

Spotlight: Fierce Ballet at Joel Hall Dancer and Center

Unleash Your Inner Fierce

By Dria Fair

As you enter the dance studio on 5965 North Clark Street, you are greeted by soulful lyrics and the funky, upbeat tempo of House music. If you are familiar with the dance style of Joel Hall, you would know that House music is a heavy influence on his jazz technique, and that he regularly teaches his classes with it. When you glance into the front studio, you see the dancers maneuvering difficult battement and allegro combinations opposed to pencil turns and hippy jazz movement.

15% Off Joel Hall Dancers and Center Class Attire

**Purchase Joel Hall children or adult class attire at Chicago Dance Supply (must include top, bottom and shoes) and receive 15% off  your purchase!! Joel Hall Dancers and Center  Children’s Class Attire BOYS: White T-shirts, black tights or jazz pants, white socks and ballet, jazz, or tap shoes appropriate to class. GIRLS: Black leotard; tan, pink […]

When Should My Child Start a Dance Class? By Julie Carrico

Children, as early as six months old, can greatly benefit from participating in a dance class. There are many parent and baby dance classes in the Chicagoland area and it is a wonderful way to enhance your little dancer’s locomotor skills, flexibility, strength, and musicality.

Chicago Dancers Share Their Views on College

Your best advice for high school seniors who are interested in dance: Consider ALL your options. I grew up in a relatively small community, and the ballet studios there had some odd notions about what it took to be a “successful” dancer.