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About 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.

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.

Irish Dance  From beginner to champ, students are instructed in a nurturing and caring environment. Our choreography focuses on form and technique as well as stamina and Irish Step Dance Advanced Beginner is offered to students ages 7 and up. New dancers will begin with the basics. Dancers who have been dancing for at least 1 year will learn more difficult dances and can begin competing in competitions!
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 - Choreography is designed to get your creativity flowing!  Progressing Ballet Technique is an innovative program developed for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet. Down with Hip Hop is designed to help students with Down Syndrome explore an interest in dance, music, and self-expression.
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 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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