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Dance Classes

Our dance classes will help you relieve stress, ease tension, tone muscle, and gain skills. The Ballet Academy in Lincoln Park provides training for serious and recreational dancers. Classes are designed to build confidence, coordination, discipline, concentration, and appreciation for the performing arts. Children will participate in a year-end recital.  

Youth Ballet Classes Summer Classes

The Ballet Academy in Lincoln Park provides training for serious and recreational dancers. Classes are designed to build confidence, coordination, discipline, concentration, and appreciation for the performing. Children will participate in a year-end recital.

Fall I Session:
Sundays: September 12 - October 31 (8 weeks)
$160

Fall II Session:
Sundays: November 7 - December 19 (7 weeks)
$140

Class Times:
- 5-6 yrs old: 9 am - 10 am
- 3-4 yrs old: 10:10 am - 10:50 am
- 7-8 yrs old: 11 am - 12 pm

All classes are held in Studio B. 

Please note - Children under the age of 12 are required to wear a mask during the class and while in the facility. 

Register for ballet at The Ray Membership Services desk, online, or through The Ray at DePaul app! For details on how to get a user name and password or download the app, go to the Registration page. 

​​ Already have a log-in account? Register now.

 

Where can I park?  

  • The east side of Sheffield Ave. between Belden and Webster allows for free parking
  • The west side (across from The Ray) is Chicago paid parking
  • There is a parking garage on Sheffield a block north of The Ray - Ray staff will stamp your garage ticket so you will receive the DePaul rate of $14 per session.

Dress Requirement

  • Pre-Ballet
    • Light pink tights, pink shoes, light pink leotard, hair up in bun or ponytail.
  • Ballet
    • Plain black leotard, short, cap, spaghetti or tank sleeves. NO crisscrossing, aerobic or halter style straps. No high cut or aerobic cut legs. Pink tights. Pink shoes that fit like a glove with elastic straps sewn on. Hair up in tight bun (tight pony tail, very flatly put into bun, use lots of pins, hair net), minimal bangs