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.

Registration is open for Fall classes, which will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

** Saturday, August 25th:  SNAP OPEN HOUSE


Classes run 11 am-12:45 pm; Registration open from 10 am-4 pm

Open House Schedule:

11-11:45 am:  Baby and Story Ballet (ages 2-3)

11-11:45 am:  Jazz 1 (ages 6-10)

11:15-11:45 am:  Taste of Tap (4-7) *dancers may come early and borrow shoes for the class

12-12:45 pm:  Ballet 2/3 (ages 10-14)

12-12:45 pm:  Ballet 1 Class (ages 6-10)

12-12:45 pm:  Contemporary (ages 14-18)

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.

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