Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Sunday, April 8, 2:00-4:00 pm, Auditorium  

Family Concert:  An Afternoon of Russian Music and Dance

Chicago Cossacks, a Russian and Ukrainian folk music and dance ensemble, performs in concert on traditional instruments. All musicians in the ensemble received formal music degrees in the former Soviet Union.

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

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

Teen Program: Lyrical, Jazz, Ballet, Modern

Adult Classes: WERQ Dance Fitness, Ballet, Cardio Tap

Music Program:  Private Piano, Voice and Guitar Lessons

Audition preparation and coaching are also available.

* This 4th & Linden location features new, sprung floors for safe dancing, secure buzzer entry, designated homework room for studying, as well as a large music studio for piano, voice and guitar lessons, in-studio salon events, and recitals.  The comfortable lobby has viewing windows and free wi-fi.  The basement party room and rehearsal space are an added bonus.

Wilmette Dancers Leap Forward in Spring Fling 2018!

Studio North Academy of the Performing Arts, LLC, or SNAP, an award-winning dance studio with a competitive company based in Wilmette, presents its full Spring Repertoire in the annual Spring Fling concert on Sunday, April 8, on the main stage at the Athenaeum Theatre, located at 2936 N. Southport in Chicago.  This full-length concert features solos, duos, groups and a production number performed by 72 company dancers.  The senior company, SNAP Co., has enjoyed an extremely successful season of repeated first place wins and full sweeps at regional dance competitions this year, and is proud to present their repertoire in full.  The non-competitive companies, the Apprentice Company and Snappies Dance Company, will present their repertoire routines on the Athenaeum mainstage, as well.

Tickets can be purchased at or at the Box Office at 2936 N. Southport, 773-935-6875.  The Solo Showcase begins at 2 pm, and the group routines begin at 3 pm.  Tickets are General Seating, Adults $17, Students with ID $14.

Lincoln, Wellington & Southport; CTA bus #9, Brown Line, Wellington stop

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.