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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. The following classes will be offered as part of the WINTER 2014 dance curriculum, January 6- May 17, 2014

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Class Descriptions

2013-2014 Youth Dance Program Faculty:

John Cartwright, Ballet, Musical Theater, Youth Ensemble

Tenley Dorrill, Ballet/Tap Combo, Tap

Kyle Hadenfeldt, Hip Hop, Modern, Ballet

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

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!




Class Schedule

Winter 2014: January 6 - May 17

*Invitation Only

**By Audition Only


4:15 - 5:00 pm Hip Hop Basics Hadenfeldt
4:45 - 6:00 pm Ballet III Cartwright/Miller Tomlinson
5:00 - 6:00 pm Modern I/II Hadenfeldt
6:00 - 7:00 pm Hip Hop I Hadenfeldt
6:15 - 7:45 pm Youth Ensemble Green & Blue** Cartwright/Miller Tomlinson



4:30 - 5:30 pm Tap I/II Dorrill
5:30 - 6:30 pm Jazz III/IV Miller Tomlinson
6:30 - 7:30 pm Youth Ensemble Blue** Cartwright/Miller Tomlinson



4:30 - 5:30 pm Jazz I/II Miller Tomlinson
5:30 - 6:30 pm Ballet I Miller Tomlinson
5:30 - 6:30 pm Tap III/IV Hadenfeldt
6:30 - 7:30 pm Ballet II Miller Tomlinson
6:30 - 7:30 pm Hip Hop III/IV Hip Hop III/IV



5:15 - 6:30 pm Ballet III/IV Cartwright/Miller Tomlinson
6:30 - 7:30 pm Youth Ensemble Green** Cartwright/Miller Tomlinson
7:30 - 9:00 pm Modern III/IV Miller Tomlinson



9:00 - 9:45 am Pre-Ballet with Tap Combo Dorrill
10:45 - 11:45 am Ballet II Hadenfeldt
12:45 - 2:15 pm Ballet IV with Pre-Point Miller Tomlinson


TDC Youth Program Recital 2014

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Performance I at 5:30 pm

Performance II at 7:30 pm

Latin School of Chicago

59 W. North Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60610

Tickets are $5 at the door.  No reserved seating.


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 Fall 2014