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Youth Dance Program at the Drucker Center

Thodos Dance Chicago is the resident dance company at the Drucker Center, Menomonee Club for Boys and Girls.  We offer a variety of dance classes for students ages 3 through adult, all levels of ability. Learn from the professional dance educators of the Thodos Company.  Reasonable rates, professional dance studio environment, FREE parking, convenient class times.  Students experience inspiration, growth, challenge and FUN!  The youth dance program runs two sessions per year, but prorated pricing is available for students joining throughout the year.

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2014-2015 Youth Dance Program Faculty:

John Cartwright, Ballet, Contemporary/Lyrical, Showstoppers!, Youth Ensemble

Marissa Dudenake, Pre-Ballet

Kyle Hadenfeldt, Ballet, Tap

Brandon Harneck, Modern, Tap, Hip Hop

Jessica Miller Tomlinson, Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Youth Ensemble

Diana Winfree, Ballet, Modern, Hip Hop


Dance Studio:

Menomonee Club - Drucker Center

1535 N Dayton, Chicago

Important Parking Note:

FREE parking is available in the Big Deahl parking lot but is allowed ONLY during programs at the Drucker Center.  You must pick up a parking permit at the Menomonee Club reception desk and display it on your dashboard to avoid being towed.

Menomonee Club Annual Membership:

$80 Individual/$140 Family

Click here for more information on becoming a member of the Menomonee Club!


Fall 2014 Class Schedule


  Class Descriptions



Thodos Dance Chicago Youth Ensemble       

Members of the Youth Ensemble are given the extraordinary opportunity to perform in a pre-professional dance company. The choreography the Youth Ensemble performs is created exclusively for them by the critically acclaimed professional dancers and choreographers of Thodos Dance Chicago. The Youth Ensemble produces its own annual winter concert and also performs in various settings throughout Chicago during the year, including appearances with the professional dancers of Thodos Dance Chicago. Youth Ensemble members must be enrolled in two ballet classes and one modern class in the program.


The next Youth Ensemble Audition will take place on Tuesday, September 2nd from 6:30-8:30pm