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Don’t Miss Giordano Dance Chicago’s Spring Series 2016!

Giordano Dance Chicago‘s Spring Series 2016 is April 1-2, 2016 at 7:30 pm at Harris Theater for Music and Dance. Tickets start at just $15! Get your tickets today! The Spring Series features six different works, including the world premier of Sneaky Pete, a new full-company work by award-winning Chicago-based choreographer Brock Clawson. With a theater director’s […]

Year-Round 15% Class Attire Discount at Chicago Dance Supply

Year-round 15% class attire discount at CDS when you purchase one top, one bottom and one pair of shoes! Exclusions-see store for details.  In-store purchase only.  Shoes, top and bottom must be included in one transaction.  No other discounts apply.  contactus@chicagodancesupply.com 773-728-5344  (photo:  Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth.  Dancer:  Erin Siebert, Ruth Page Center for the Arts)  

Halloween Costumes at Chicago Dance Supply!

Get your costume accessories, basics and tights at Chicago Dance Supply!  Select items on sale up to 40% off! Related links: Shop online at Chicago Dance Supply

Thanksgiving 2013

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” ― William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice To all the fire starters in the dance world who illuminate my life and to all those who continue to fan the flames, I thank you. Have a brilliant holiday. Leni […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth featured on Gooch Too Photography

This year marks our 10 year anniversary at Chicago Dance Supply. I feel most shocked about it when my once-upon-a-time elementary aged customers come into the store towering over me and sharing stories about their professional or college achievements.  So much happens in a decade! This week, I was interviewed by Renee Gooch Photography. We […]

Now Available: Dance Photography by Appointment at Chicago Dance Supply

Now available at Chicago Dance Supply: Photography for dancers by Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth 773-216-2067

Photo Album: LEVELdance Rehearsal “One”

LEVELdance at Extensions Dance Center Chicago.  Photos by Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth

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Have you ever thought of competing?

Somehow, in my dance life, I managed to never compete.  I’m talking in the general sense of the word where there are judges and scores and a champion is crowned and consequently there is medal or cash prize.  Perhaps for athletes, it’s a given.  An obvious goal.  Because as an athlete, perhaps the goal is […]

Argentine Tango: CDS Goes to Buenos Aires – Intro

November 4, 2011 My name is Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth.  I’m a wife of 14 years, a mother of 3, a sister and friend, and the owner of Chicago Dance Supply.  I’m also a life long dancer (thanks Mom and Dad) who discovered Argentine Tango in 2007.  Back then, we started getting many requests for Argentine Tango […]