AHPD Dance

Cultural Arts Supervisor, Kyle Donahue
Cultural Arts Coordinator, Amy Braheny

About The Program

Our dance classes offer a diverse and skill-building curriculum of professional, educational and fun classes for all ages.  Our dance instructors are trained professionals looking to give each participant a great class experience and foster their love of dance while developing poise and self-confidence.  Our mission is to advocate artistic excellence through creativity and self-expression.

Online Dance Store

Items can be ordered by clicking the links below and we will deliver them to your dance class.  Items are for current dancers only.

NEW! Summer Dance

Along with our traditional dance classes and camps, we are excited to announce some new dance opportunities this summer.  We hope you can join us!

Expressions Summer Dance Boot Camp

Join us to jump start your technique this summer!  This experience includes a variety of training each week in jazz, lyrical, conditioning, and flexibility/jumps/turns.

  • Thursdays: July 14-Aug. 4 from 4:15-6:15pm, Ages 5-10 - 63410
  • Mondays: July 11-Aug. 1 from 7-9pm, Ages 9-19 - 63411
  • Registration opens April 5

Expressions Summer Dance Intensive

Our new summer intensive is for dancers who regularly train in dance and/or are involved in our competition dance team, Vibe Dance Company.  This week-long experience will include training in many dance disciplines, including ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, musical theatre jazz, contemporary, acro, conditioning, and flexibility/jumps/turns.

  • July 25-28 from 10am-2pm, Ages 8-12 - 63412
  • Aug. 1-4 from 10am-2pm, Ages 12-19 - 63413
  • Registration opens April 5

Recital Dance Session


Dance Registration:

  • Dance runs Aug. 21-May 5
    • New dancers are encouraged to join classes already in session!
    • ​Classes automatically pro-rate online or in-person, so you only pay for future classes (classes that haven't occurred)
    • Dance registration closes Jan. 14
    • Dance age is calculated as of Sept. 15, 2021
  • Online registration
  • Limited In-Person registration: Please visit ARC during business hours 847.577.3025

Important Dates:

  • Aug. 21-May 5: Dance Season runs 33 weeks
  • Sept. 15: Dance class age calculated on Sept. 15, 2021
  • No class 9/4-06, 11/23-11/27, 12/20-12/31, 1/1-1/2, 3/21-3/26. 
  • Makeup dates may be held on scheduled no-class dates.
  • Jan. 14: Dance registration closes
  • May 6-7: Recital dates


2021-22 Dance Season Fees:

  • 30 minute classes: $291 R/$344 NR
  • 45 minute classes: $340 R/$400 NR
  • 1 hour classes: $375 R/$446 NR
  • +$10 for ages 6+ costumes
  • Fees include costume


Payment Details:

  • 50% due at time of registration & 50% charged Nov. 15.
  • Option to pay in full.
  • Mobile device registration will require 100% payment due
  • Pro-rated refund requests accepted throughout the season.
  • Costume fee is non-refundable after 1/14


Current Safety Precautions

  • Face coverings are recommended indoors for ages 2 and older who are able to medically tolerate a mask.
  • Dancers ages 17 and under do not need to provide proof of vaccination to enter the dance studio and participate in class.
  • The District will not be required to check vaccination status for individuals entering buildings to pick-up/drop-off a participant.


In-Person or Zoom?

  • Dance will only be held in a hybrid (virtual/in-person) format Jan. 3-8.
  • If classes are not able to be held in-person, dance classes will move to be held virtually during the session.

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