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.

SNAP Dance Recital tickets went on sale Tuesday, May 1, and the recital date is Saturday, June 2, at Regina Dominican High School, 701 Locust Road, Wilmette.  11 am performance is Monday & Friday classes, the 2 pm performance is Tuesday & Thursday classes, and the 5 pm performance is Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday classes.  Tickets range from $14-$25; $14 for 1 show, $22 for 2 shows, $25 for all 3 shows.


SNAP will audition interested, serious dancers for its competitive dance companies on Wednesday, June 6Dancers ages 10-12 should come from 4-6 pm, and dancers ages 13 and above should come from 6-8 pm (dressed to dance, bring all shoes, and stop into the studio for an audition form to complete before the auditions).

The dance companies perform around the Chicagoland area in service projects, festivals, concerts, competitions, and more.  This is an 11-month agreement.

Call the studio for more information — 847-251-7627, or email:

Classes and Camps begin on June 18!  There is something for every age  – check the SNAP website at

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.

June 10   2:30 pm   R&B Dance Center Annual Performance “A Summer to Remember”

      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.