Studio North Academy of the Performing Arts, LLC, 414 Linden Ave., Wilmette

For more information, please contact Pamela Sue Fox at 847-251-7627 (SNAP) or view the website at or email at

About SNAP – Founded in 2011, Studio North Academy of the Performing Arts, LLC is a full-service performing arts training center, specializing in dance and music.  The four dance companies within the studio perform for local community groups and participate in many service projects throughout the year, in addition to performing in festivals and competitions.  The combined dance and music studio offers a unique community-building arts experience in a warm and welcoming environment.

Preschool Classes: Baby Ballet, Story Ballet, Preschool Ballet and Tap, Kindergarten Ballet, Tap and Jazz

Recreational Classes: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, Lyrical, Musical Theatre

Academy Classes (for more serious students): Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Contemporary

Adult Classes: WERQ Dance Fitness, Ballet, Cardio Tap

Music Program:  Private Piano, Voice and Guitar Lessons

Audition preparation and coaching are also available.

The expanded location at 4th & Linden features new, sprung floors for safe dancing, secure buzzer entry, designated homework room for studying, and larger music studio for piano, voice and guitar lessons, in-studio salon events, and recitals.  The basement party room and rehearsal space are an added bonus.

SNAP Benefit for UNICEF

Saturday, May 20, 2:00 pm performance

Haven Middle School

2417 Prairie Avenue, Evanston

Join the SNAP companies as they present new works in all dance forms, choreographed by SNAP instructors and guest choreographers, benefitting UNICEF!  Tickets are $12, sold at SNAP and at the door.  Donations directly to UNICEF will be accepted as well.

Sneak Peak Dress Rehearsal will be held on Saturday, May 13, at Haven Middle School, 2417 Prairie Avenue, Evanston.  Noon – 6:00 pm.

SNAP Recitals 2017:  Legends

Saturday, June 3

Regina Dominican High School

701 Locust Road, Wilmette

Performances at 11 am, 2 pm and 5 pm

Public sale of tickets begins on May 22.  Tickets are $13. 

R & B Dance Center, 807 Ridge Rd, Wilmette, IL  60091


Phone: 847-920-9121

R & B Dance Center has three competition teams for ages 8-18 and a jazz performance company which performs for various community events.  R & B also offers dance classes for ages 3 to adult in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, modern, creative movement, acro and dance team/pom.

May 21   1:00-4:00 pm   Competition Team Placement Tryouts

     Tryouts will be held at R&B Dance Center.  Please contact R&B Dance Center at 847-920-9121 and/or for more information.

June 11   2:30 pm   R&B Dance Center Annual Performance “The Seasons”

      The performance will be held at Regina Dominican High School, 701 Locust Road, Wilmette.  Please contact R&B Dance Center at 847-920-9121 and/or for ticket information.

2017 Wilmette Park District Spring Ice Show:  ‘Toepicks to Tonys’ — May 19, 20, 21

  • Friday, May 19 at 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 20 at 4:30 pm
  • Sunday, May 21 at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are available online at and at Centennial Ice Rinks, 2300 Old Glenview Road, Wilmette.  General seating is $7.75, and reserved seats are $9.25.  For more information, call Centennial at 847-256-9666.