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Congratulations to our Competition Dance team that placed first in their division at the Des Plaines Dance Idol on February 4, 2017!

Fall 2017 Dance Academy Information (click below)


Spring 2018 Dance Academy Recital Date Information
Please check back in October for more information

Dance Academy Dress Code
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Dance Shoe and Tight Recommendations
Click here to view the Dance Shoe and Tight recommendations

A Parents Guide to Dance
Click here to view the Parent's Guide to Dance

 


Click here for more information about Élan

About Élan
This pre-professional, regional company provides an entry point into the world of dance performance, helping its members gain comprehensive knowledge of what it means to be part of a dance company. Participating in the Élan Dance Company can serve as a foundation to apply for dance scholarships to assist with attending college or create opportunities to continue into a professional dance career. The Company performs various genres of dance across the community and beyond. The Élan Dance Company has performed at Ribfest, Chicago's Millennium Park and other venues. The Élan Dance Company consists of three levels: Junior Company (ages 9-12), Senior Company (ages 12-18) and the Apprentice Company.

Auditions will be held on May 23, 2017 for our 2017/2018 season.

If you are interested in auditioning or would like more information, please contact Kristy Meza, Élan Artistic Director, at 630-848-3618 or via email at kmeza@napervilleparks.org .


This program is partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

 

Meet our Dance Instructors
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Videos
Naperville Park District Dance Academy and Élan Dance Company
 
Dance Program: Ballet Basics
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First-Time Registrants

Individuals wanting to register online for Naperville Park District programs must first establish an account with us. In order to be eligible for the resident fee, proof of residency within the Naperville Park District is required by submitting one of the following documents: driver's license, preprinted personal check or City of Naperville utility bill.

To register, please go here. You also can submit your proof of residency by emailing it to info@napervilleparks.org, by fax at 630-848-5001.

Or you can visit on of our facilities:

Fort Hill Activity Center
20 Fort Hill Drive
Naperville, IL 60540.
Office hours are Monday-Friday, 5:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Saturday, 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Sunday, 7:00-6:00 p.m.

Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center
305 W. Jackson Ave
Naperville, IL 60540
Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

95th Street Center
2244 West 95th St., Ste. 200
Naperville, IL 60564.
Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Knoch Knolls Nature Center
320 Knoch Knolls Road
Naperville, IL 60565
Registration hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. only.


 

 
 
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