The Dundee Township Park District dance program has class offerings for 3-18 years & older. Styles of dance range from ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, Latin, musical theater and pointe. Dance is offered year-round with new class sessions beginning in the winter, summer, and fall. The winter/spring session includes a dance recital that is typically held in May. We have classes for all abilities and welcome all to come dance with us! Please feel free to contact Stacey with any questions at (847) 428-7131 x1203.
Note: Ages serve as a guideline only. Dundee Township Park District reserves the right to place dancers in classes suitable to ability. Costume fee is not included in the Adult Dance classes fee. Recital participation is optional.
Ballet - Leotard (black in color for level 3 and up), pink tights, and pink ballet shoes. All dancers' hair must be up off their face. Hair must be in a bun for level 2 and up. Ballet skirt or dance shorts optional.
Tap & Jazz - Leotard or form-fitting top, dance shorts, capris, or leggings, and tan tap shoes and tan jazz shoes (used for jazz). Hair up off the face.
Hip Hop - Comfortable clothes that you can move freely in (no jeans) Hip-hop sneaker or gym sneaker. Shoes are for dance class only and cannot be worn outside.
Contemporary - Leotard and tights. Dance shorts, dance pants, or capris may be worn over a leotard. Tan no lace jazz shoes. Hair up off the face.
Musical Theater - Fitted top, dance shorts capris or leggings. Leotard is optional. Tan Jazz shoes. Hair up off the face.
Go to curtaincallforclass.com for required class attire. It is not necessary to purchase directly from this website, but the colors of shoes and recommended attire will be shown for your convenience. The website will provide competitive pricing and purchasing convenience.
Studio Name: Dundee Township Park District
Studio Pass Phrase: dance4DTPD
Summer Class Schedule
All classes will be held in the dance studio at the Rakow Center.
Adult Ballet (16 years & older)
This class is good for the beginner through the experienced dancer. Dancers can work at their own pace. Come for fun! Come for exercise!
|34323-00||July 13-Aug. 10||M/7:00-8:00 pm||$45/$55||Kathy||REGISTER ONLINE|
Tap & Jazz I (5-10 years)
This class will focus on the fundamental footwork and technique of tap and jazz dancing. Class begins with a center warm-up and progresses to steps across the floor, combinations, and repetitive exercises. Instilling a strong foundation for the beginner dancer.
|34351-00||July 13-Aug. 10||M/4:00-4:45 pm||$42/$52||Raegan||REGISTER ONLINE|
Combination Dance (7-11 years)
Brush up your dancing skills in this fun combo class. Dance styles will include Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop. A great opportunity to find out what style of dance your child enjoys most! It also gives the students a chance to keep in step over the summer.
|34314-00||July 14-Aug. 11||Tu/5:30-6:15 pm||$42/$52||Becki||REGISTER ONLINE|
Dance Intensive (10 years and older)
This is for the dancer with experience. Come to class ready to learn new turns and jumps along with short dance combinations.
|34315-00||July 14-Aug. 11||Tu/6:40-7:40 pm||$45/$55||Becki||REGISTER ONLINE|
Conditioning for Dance Camp (10-18 years)
Come to class to stretch and strengthen. It is extremely important that dancers develop the strength to manage flexibility in order to help prevent injuries and prepare their bodies for the demands put upon them in their classes. Concentration will also be on the technical aspect of leaping, jumping and turning while focusing on weight and direction changes. Dancers will strive for the development of balance, strength, elevation, and body alignment.
|34330-00||July 21-30||Tu,Th/5:00-7:00 pm||$74/$89||Becki||REGISTER ONLINE|
Note: Dance classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Rakow Center.
^Ages serve as a guideline only. Dundee Township Park District reserves the right to place dancers in classes suitable to ability.