Fox Valley Park District

Dance

The Fox Valley Park District’s Steppin’ Out Dance Studio provides skill-building techniques through a variety of dance forms. All classes are taught in a pleasant atmosphere that enhances the learning experience. The joy of movement is complemented by the development of poise and self-confidence, two important traits that extend to all parts of a dancer’s life. The goal is to provide every student with a solid dance foundation while leaving room for individual creativity and fun!

Register now for Fall Classes!

From toddler to adult, Steppin’ Out Dance Studio offers a variety of classes to add to your awesome autumn.
Classes begin August 25. View Fall Classes

Steppin’ Out Dance Studio provides skill-building techniques through a variety of dance forms. The joy of movement is complemented by the development of poise and self-confidence. The goal for each student is to set a solid dance foundation while leaving room for individual creativity and fun!

Dance classes for adults and youth dance programs that do not have prerequisites are available for registration in-person at Prisco, Eola or Vaughan Centers or online.

Upcoming Events:

September 17
“The Nutcracker” Auditions

Dancers can audition to be part of the holiday classic “The Nutcracker”. Auditions will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Prisco Community Center. Dancers will learn a short piece to perform at the auditions. Rehearsals will be held on Fridays and Saturdays beginning Sept. 23. No rehearsal Nov. 25 & 26 Required tech rehearsals Dec. 5 to 9. Performances will be Dec. 10 & 11 at Prisco Community Center. Costumers will be discussed after auditions and may need to be purchased by participants and/or a costume fee may be required. Registration fee is due after auditions. Rehearsals from Sept. 23-Dec. 9 on Fridays and Saturdays. Ages 7Y-18Y.

September 12 – October 17
DanceNastics

Combine basic skills of both dance and gymnastics. 30 minutes of class are in the dance studio, 30 minutes in our gymnastics facility. Proper attire for class is mandatory: Girls leotard, pink leather ballet shoes

October 29 – January 7
Winter Stage: ‘Willy Wonka’ (Bitty) Broadway Dancers

Bitty; Age 4Y-7Y: All little dancers are invited to join in the fun and be a part of the little featured Broadway/jazz-style dancers for the Winter Stage production of ‘Willy Wonka’. No singing necessary. Arrangements will be made for Steppin’ Out Dance Studio dancers to be a part of all required rehearsals and performances. Required evening rehearsals are held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 22 and Dec. 20. Required tech rehearsals are held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 9-12. Performances will be Jan. 13-15. An informational meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 12. Additional costume rental fee is $40.
No class Nov. 26 or Dec. 10, 24, or 31

Age 9Y-18Y: Experienced dancers (level II and above) are invited to join in the fun and be a part of the featured Broadway/musical theatre-style dancers for the Winter Stage production of ‘Willy Wonka’. No singing is necessary. Arrangements will be made for Steppin’ Out Dance Studio dancers to be a part of all required rehearsals and performances. Required evening rehearsals are held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 22 and Dec. 20. Required tech rehearsals are held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 9, 10, 11 and 12. Performances will be Jan. 13, 14 and 15. An informational meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 12 to answer questions. Additional costume rental fee is $40. No class Nov. 26 or Dec. 10, 24, or 31. Class on Jan. 7 is 3 to 5 p.m

 

A-Factor Dance Company

Participants of the Steppin’ Out Dance Studio may audition to be a part of the A-Factor Dance Company. Dancers accepted into the A-Factor Dance Company are taught proper technique, body placement and flexibility exercises, and may be trained to compete in dance competitions or perform at events in the area. Additionally, dancers participate in two showcases biannually: Winter Showcase and Summer Showcase. Auditions for A-Factor are held once a year in May. For more information, call 630-859-8606.

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