The Naperville Park District offers its own Dance Academy for youth and adults. Whatever type of dance you're interested in, you'll find it here.
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Join us for an afternoon of dance entertainment performed by the Park District's own Élan Dance Company. The performance, designed to delight all ages, features an eclectic collection of dances from classical ballet to jazz to modern dance. Tickets are $8 if purchased by April 5. Tickets are $10 if purchased after April 5 or at the door. Tickets may be purchased by clicking here, visiting the Naperville Park District's Administration Building or at the door. Sorry, no refunds. This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
Élan Dance Company Auditions - May 14
Junior Company, ages 9-12, 5-6 p.m.
Apprentice, ages 12-15, 6-7 p.m.
Senior, ages 14-21, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center Room 123, 305 W. Jackson Avenue, Naperville
This pre-professional regional company provides an entry point into the world of dance performance, helping its members gain a comprehensive knowledge of what it means to be a part of a dance company. The Company will perform various genres of dance through local events and the annual production. Auditions are for the 2013-2014 season that will begin in September 2013. Dancers must be 9 by September 1, 2013. Students should dress for a dance class; females have the option of bringing pointe shoes. Candidates will receive details of class and rehearsal requirements at the audition. Notifications with results of the audition will be by mail. This program is partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.