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our dance programs...

PreSchool program teaches rhythmic skills, creative concepts and short dance sequences combined with lots of hopping, skipping and galloping make this class the perfect fit for your active child and his/her love of music and movement. Ages 3 - 6 years old

Ballet is a carefully designed curriculum that takes the student from our Pre School Program through our Intermediate and Advanced levels of instructions. Ages 6 years old and up.  Cecchetti Graded Ballet classes offer opportunity for certification by the Cecchetti Council of America. These classes are by placement only.

Jazz dance is an American dance style blending the techniques of ballet and modern, teaching principles of correct placement, line and movement quality in an upbeat, ever moving environment. Ages 7 years old and up.

Pom classes are designed to introduce and refine the dance skills found in Pom Team routines.  Our Poms program is an amazing energetic one which aims to teach young ladies the fundamental skills and components of poms. The skills they learn will prepare them for auditioning for their school poms team as well as other teams.  Ages 8 years old and up.

Modern dance is the exploration of the basic elements of dance: time, space, energy, relationships and the coordination of our bodies. Ages 6 years and up.

Musical Theatre teaches the triple threat of the arts!  Students will gain performance skills singing, dancing and acting.  Ages 7 years old and up.

Hip Hop is a dance style that is characterized by rhythm, athletic movement and tons of fun.  Ages 6 years old and up.

Tap involves manipulating the feet to create sounds and spell out rhythms.  Ages 6 years old and up.  

Supplemental Academy Classes - Jazz jumps and turns classes build on the skills learned in our Jazz and Pom techniques classes with a specific focus on turns, leaps and jumps.  The first portion of class will be dedicated to stretching, conditioning and technique while the second half will focus on improving turning and jumping skills.

Performance Companies are designed to give dancers an opportunity to take their training to the next level, gain performance experience, and share their talent with their community.

Dance and Theatre Summer Camps will add excitement and enrich your child’s summer! Summer is a time to move around and have fun, why not join us at LFDA for one of our amazing dance camps – Live It! Dance It! Love It!

Our Adult program offers classes suited to the beginner wanting to explore the world of movement as well as the experienced dancer wanting to get back into class. Our instructors teach flexible material suited to the needs and abilities of the participants. Everyone can and should dance! 


220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
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