Category Archives: Community
Joan Oberndorf | September 21st, 2017 | Posted in Community, How To, News, Uncategorized

Finding the studio that fits you best is like finding the perfect pair of dance shoes-it can take a little time and patience, but once you’re successful it feels great! Us Chicagoans have the advantage of being in a large metro area, with lots of choices, but even those in smaller cities should be thoughtful […]

Joan Oberndorf | August 14th, 2017 | Posted in Community, News, Wellness

It’s time to get back to dance. The end of summer traditionally means “back to school”-but for many it also means a return to our regular dance routine too. Chances are you danced more (studio intensives, camps, summer programs away) less (studio hiatus, time at the beach), or even both during the summer months. Either way […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | August 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Argentine Tango, Community, Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth Photography, News

Thanks to all who made the UChicago Tango Fest a great success this year. Keep scrolling to enjoy some photos and videos from this weekend.

Brenna Glaeser | May 18th, 2016 | Posted in Community, News

It’s your turn to step into the spotlight at CTT’s 2016 Gala! Step right up and enjoy top notch local food and beverages, mingle with the dancers, and see an exclusive dance preview of the culminating event of CTT’s 13th Season, We Will Tap You. Food | Drinks | Performance | Silent Auction | Urban […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | May 5th, 2016 | Posted in Community, News

A special event benefiting LEVELdance. Come meet the artists of LEVEL and enjoy a night filled with friends, libations, raffles and an unVEILing of LEVELdance’s newest works in progress! All proceeds support LEVELdance’s 2016 – 2017 performing season. WHEN Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM (CDT) – Add to Calendar WHERE Fulton Street […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | May 4th, 2016 | Posted in Community, Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth Photography, News

Proof galleries are now available for Regional Dance America MidStates (MSRDA) Festival at Northshore Center for the Performing Arts, April 28-29, 2016. Go to For inquiries, please contact Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth. 773-216-2067 Chicago Dance Supply 5301 N Clark St Chicago, IL 60640     Related links: Salt Creek Ballet MSRDA Eddy Ocampo 2015 Photo Gallery […]

Brenna Glaeser | March 29th, 2016 | Posted in Community, How To

When it comes to picking out a new pair of salsa or ballroom shoes, there are so many factors to consider that the process can seem overwhelming! Never fear, the sales associates at Chicago Dance Supply are here to help you find the perfect dance shoe for your particular style and needs. One of the […]

Brenna Glaeser | March 14th, 2016 | Posted in Community, News

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre is a collaborative Chicago company that integrates dance, visual art, and music to create a unique audience experience. CRDT is partnering with Old Town School of Folk Music to bring you Inside/Out 2016, a seven-month creative and audience engagement journey which culminates in the October fall concert series. Over the course of […]

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | January 21st, 2016 | Posted in Class Attire, Community, Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth Photography, News

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. 773-728-5344  (photo:  Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth.  Dancer:  Erin Siebert, Ruth Page Center for the Arts)  

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | January 7th, 2016 | Posted in Community, Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth Photography, News

As the elevator doors open on the third floor of the Old Town School of Folk Music, you notice there is a charge in the air. There is a mixture of chatter and movement. It is generated from the community of young dancers that have come to call Old Town School their dance home. Dance […]