The River Trails Park District’s Expressions Dance Studio is founded with the principles of providing participants with a safe and fun environment where your child’s development is nurtured through both an expressive and structured-based curriculum with outcomes focused on skill development, self-confidence and an understanding of dance terminology.
Structure: Children registered for the September session of Expressions Dance will be in the annual dance recital in March.
Private Dance Lessons: Available by request. Perfect for audition preparation and professional one-on-one instruction. Please visit the Weiss Center or contact Katie at 847.255.1200 for more information.
Please come to class dressed in proper attire. Girls: Leotard, tights, dance shoes. Jazz pants and jazz shoes for any Jazz classes. Boys: Comfortable clothing, proper shoes. Students should not wear jeans or skirts. Please put name on all items. Ballet slippers-all leather pink, black or white with adjustable laces. Please not the spandex slip-ons. Tap shoes – patent leather ties for pre-ballet & beginners. Jazz/tap style oxford ties for Intermediate & up. Clean sneakers for Hip Hop. Jazz shoes with leather style with soft soles for Jazz. To help preserve the dance room, Tap Shoes should be worn only in dance room.