DANCE ACADEMY

Hanover Park Park District

Hanover Park Park District - Dance Academy

All dance classes can be taught in-person or virtually through Zoom. Please notify the park district if you would like to do your dance class virtually. Please call us at (630)837-2468 or email Jasmine at j.williams@hpparks.org to get set up. In-person dance classes will follow all CDC and DCEO guidelines with extra safety measures put in place, please see our current guidelines.

Hip Hop

Dancers will learn the basics of today's high energy "street style" movement while having fun dancing to the latest age-appropriate hip hop hits. We will focus on basic hip hop movements, short combinations, rhythm isolations, and floor exercises. This is a non-recital class.

 

Attire: Comfortable clothes that you can move in, Hip Hop shoes or gym shoes.

 

6-week class

Program # | Class | Instructor | Age | Day | Dates | Times Fees

205500-01 | Hip Hop | Ms. Kayla | 5-7 | M | 9/21-10/26 | 5:30-6:15p | $48/$63

205500-02 | Hip Hop | Ms. Kayla | 8-12 | M | 9/21-10/26 | 6:30-7:15p | $48/$63

205500-03 | Hip Hop l-ll | Ms. Sarah | 5-8 | SA | 9/26-10/31 | 11:00-11:45a | $48/$63

205500-04 | Hip Hop lll-lV | Ms. Sarah | 10+ | SA | 9/26-10/31 | 12:00-1:00p | $48/$63

Ballet/Jazz

Dancers will learn terminology and steps for both ballet and jazz and will polish their overall performance skills. We will focus on Ballet, which is the foundation of dance. Ballet teaches students dance technique, body placement, posture, and strengthens students' core. There will be an emphasis on posture, strength, flexibility, musicality, and grace.  Dancers will improve in all styles of dance through ballet techniques. Students will also focus on Jazz, which is a fast, freestyle dance. Through jazz, dancers will improve on their footwork, coordination, rhythm, and timing. This is a non-recital class. This is a non-recital class.

Girls Attire: Comfortable clothes that you can move in, ballet slippers, and split sole slip-on jazz shoes. Optional - leotard, tights, tutu.

Boys Attire: T-shirt and shorts, tap shoes, and ballet slippers.

6-week class

Program # | Class Instructor | Age | Day | Dates | Times Fees

205510-01 | Ballet/Jazz | Ms. Kayla | 10+ | M|  9/21-10/26 | 7:30-8:15p | $48/$63

205510-02 | Ballet/Jazz | Ms. Natalie | 6-10 | TH | 9/24-10/29 | 6:30-7:15p | $48/$63

205510-03 | Ballet/Jazz | Ms. Sarah | 5-8 | SA | 9/26-10/31 | 10:00-10:45a | $48/$63

Parent/Child Ballet & Tap

Is your little one dancing all around the house? This class is a fun way for parents and children to spend time together. . The foundation of ballet with the ballet positions will be taught along with the basics of Tap. Through dance activities, games, and props, your little dancer will develop balance and coordination along with dance technique. This is a non-recital class.

Attire: Comfortable clothes that you can move in and gym shoes.

6-week class

Program # | Class | Instructor | Age | Day | Dates | Times Fees

205520-01 | Ballet&Tap | Ms. Terry | 4-5 | TU | 9/22-10/27 | 5:30-6:15p | $48/$63

Poms

This fun and energetic class are designed to introduce dancers to different poms techniques. This is an introduction to dance and cheer.  Dancers will learn basic pom routines that will give our students the knowledge and confidence to help them audition for their local school. This is a non-recital class. 

Attire: Comfortable clothes that you can move in, gym shoes, and pom poms

6-week class

Program # | Class | Instructor | Age | Day | Dates | Times Fees

205540-01 | Poms Prep | Ms. Natalie | 10-14 | TH | 9/24-10/29 | 7:30-8:15p | $48/$63

Jazz/Lyrical

Through this class, dancers will learn the terminology and steps for both jazz and lyrical. Jazz is a fast, freestyle dance. Through jazz, dancers will improve on their footwork, coordination, rhythm, and timing. Lyrical is a combination of ballet and jazz techniques with a more contemporary focus. This form of dance combines floor work, rolls, legwork, and the art of telling a story to music. This is a non-recital class.

 

Girls Attire: Comfortable clothes that you can move in, ballet slippers, and split sole slip-on jazz shoes. Optional - leotard, tights, tutu.

Boys Attire: T-shirt and shorts, tap shoes, and ballet slippers.

6-week class

Program # | Class | Instructor | Age | Day | Dates | Times Fees

205550-01 | Jazz/Lyrical ll-lll | Ms. Sarah | 10+ | SA | 9/26-10/31 | 1:15-2:15p | $48/$63

Maximum 6 Participants Per Class | Guidelines to follow:

1. Participants should wear face coverings over their nose and mouth whenever not exercising (exceptions can be made for people with medical conditions or disabilities that prevent them from safely wearing a face covering).

 

2. Classes will allow for 6-ft. of social distancing between participants and are limited to a maximum of 6 participants.

 

3. Please wash your hands before and after the program. 

 

4. Before allowing entrance or before class, staff will ask whether participants are currently exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. If a participant does have symptoms, they should wait to enter premises until they have had no fever for at least 72 hours, other symptoms have improved, and at least 10 days have passed since their symptoms first appeared.

 

5. Equipment will not be shared between participants unless from the same household.

 

6. Classes do not add new participants once the session has started.

 

7. Parents and guardians are not allowed to enter the dance studio, this way we can maintain social distancing.

 

8. Under no circumstance will the instructor allow contact between participants.

Ballet

Ballet is the foundation of dance.  Ballet teaches students dance technique, body placement, posture, and strengthens students' core. There will be an emphasis on posture, strength, flexibility, musicality, and grace.  Dancers will improve in all styles of dance through ballet techniques. This is a non-recital class.

 

Girls Attire: Comfortable clothes that you can move in and ballet slippers.

Optional - leotard, tights, tutu.

Boys Attire: T-shirt and shorts, tap shoes, and ballet slippers.

6-week class

Program # | Class | Instructor | Age | Day | Dates | Times Fees

205530-01 | Ballet | Ms. Terry | 5-7 | TU | 9/22-10/27 | 6:30-7p | $48/$63

Adult Tap

Dancers will learn both standard tap basics along with the more modern rhythm tap. We will introduce terminology, tap technique, and rhythms while working on the flexibility of the knees & ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. Tap is percussive rhythmic sounds by using one’s feet.   By putting steps together in a variety of ways creates the art of tap.  Tap is a great way to strengthen ones’ legs! This is a non-recital class.

 

Women Attire: Comfortable clothes that you can move in and split sole slip-on tap shoes.

Men Attire: T-shirt and shorts and tap shoes

Program # | Class | Instructor | Age | Day | Dates | Times Fees

205531-01 | Tap | Ms. Terry | 18+ | TU | 9/22-10/27 | 7:15-8p | $48/$63

Jazz/Hip Hop

Join us for a fun and exciting combination class! Dancers will learn terminology for jazz and hip hop steps and will polish their overall performance skills. We will focus on Jazz, which is a fast, freestyle dance. Through jazz, dancers will improve on their footwork, coordination, rhythm, and timing. 

Students will also learn the basics of today's high energy "street style" movement while having fun dancing to the latest age-appropriate hip hop hits. We will focus on basic hip hop movements, short combinations, rhythm isolations, and floor exercises. This is a non-recital class.

 

Attire: Comfortable clothes that you can move in, split sole slip-on jazz shoes and gym shoes.

6-week class

Program # | Class | Instructor | Age | Day | Dates | Times Fees

205532-01 | Jazz/Hip Hop | Ms. Natalie | 6-9 | TH | 9/24-10/29 | 5:30-6:15p | $48/$63

Jazz/Lyrical

Through this class, dancers will learn the terminology and steps for both jazz and lyrical. Jazz is a fast, freestyle dance. Through jazz, dancers will improve on their footwork, coordination, rhythm, and timing. Lyrical is a combination of ballet and jazz techniques with a more contemporary focus. This form of dance combines floor work, rolls, legwork, and the art of telling a story to music. This is a non-recital class.

 

Girls Attire: Comfortable clothes that you can move in, ballet slippers, and split sole slip-on jazz shoes. Optional - leotard, tights, tutu.

Boys Attire: T-shirt and shorts, tap shoes, and ballet slippers.

6-week class

Program # | Class | Instructor | Age | Day | Dates | Times Fees

205550-01 | Jazz/Lyrical ll-lll | Ms. Sarah | 10+ | SA | 9/26-10/31 | 1:15-2:15p | $48/$63

Private Dance Lessons | Virtual or In-Person

Lessons are available for all styles of dance and are scheduled weekly for 25 minutes.  Times are based on studio availability. Requests are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.  24-hour cancellation notice must be made or full tuition will be charged.  Private dance lessons must be taken weekly.   

6-week class

Program # | Class | Age | Day | Dates | Times Fees

205560-01 | Private Lesson | 10+ | ANY | 9/21-10/31 | ANY | $48/$63

 

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MUSIC LESSONS

Follow Your Passion

Beginning Piano Lessons | $144/$159

Fall into the world of music!  Sign your child up to learn the piano!  Music helps every child develop into a confident, self-assured person. Your child will be reading music in time to play all your holiday favorites!  Learn to play the piano from a professional degreed instructor!  Basic music skills such as keyboard facility, music reading, and counting will be taught using colorful fun songs.  Your child will enjoy making music from the very first class!  Classes are being offered in conjunction with A & A Music Academy.  Class size is limited to 4 students, but if the class is full, please sign up on the waiting list.  We will make additional classes, and try our best to get everyone that signs up into a class.   Fill your home with music!

A book fee of $10.00 payable to A & A Music is due the first day of class.

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

202522-01 | 6-8 | 9/14-10/5 | Mon | 7-7:45p

Beginning Guitar Lessons | $144/$159

Guitar lessons can awaken the musician in your child!  Get his journey started this fall in our exciting and popular guitar program. Bring your guitar and learn from a performing professional guitar instructor!  Fun songs to learn and a great atmosphere!  Beginning lessons are given on Wednesday evenings in conjunction with A & A Music Academy.  Each class is designed to teach basic music reading skills, chords, strumming techniques, plus much more and all with fun songs you’ll love! Class size is limited to 4 students, but if the class is full, please sign up on the waiting list.  We will make additional classes, and try our best to get everyone that signs up into a class.

A book fee of $10.00 payable to A & A Music is due the first day of class

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

202524-01 | 8-12 | 9/16-11/18 | Wed | 6-6:45p

Private Drum Lessons | $111/$126

For children and adults, beginners and experienced drummers! You'll learn Jazz, Rock, Blues, Funk, and Latin Funk drum techniques during private half-hour lessons on a professional drum set. Instructor Verne Duddles creates a comfortable, safe, and inspiring atmosphere to maximize each student's progress. Safety guidelines will be followed throughout the lesson, such as wearing masks, maintaining a 6-ft distance, and sanitizing equipment through each use. 

 

Please bring a set of drum sticks to class (price is $6-$12), available at any music store. Recommended drumsticks: Size 7A for children and 5A for adults.

Location: Boardroom

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

212523-01 | 8+ | 9/10-10/15 | Th | 6:15-6:45p

212523-02 | 8+ | 9/10-10/15 | Th | 7:00-7:30p

212523-03 | 8+ | 9/10-10/15 | Th | 7:45-8:15p

212523-04 | 8+ | 10/22-12/3 | Th | 8:30-9:00p

No Class: 11/26

222523-01 | 8+ | TH | 10/22-12/3 | 6:15-6:45p

222523-02 | 8+ | TH | 10/22-12/3 | 7:00-7:30p

222523-03 | 8+ | TH | 10/22-12/3 | 7:45-8:15p

222523-04 | 8+ | TH | 10/22-12/3 | 8:30-9:00p

Guidelines to Follow:

 

1. Participants should wear face coverings over their nose and mouth. (exceptions can be made for people with medical conditions or disabilities that prevent them from safely wearing a face covering).

 

2. Lessons will allow for 6-ft. of social distancing between participants and instructor.

 

3. Please wash your hands before and after the program. 

 

4. Before allowing entrance or before class, staff will ask whether participants are currently exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. If a participant does have symptoms, they should not enter the premises. Please contact us for a refund due to illness. 

 

5. Equipment will not be shared between participants unless from the same household.

 

6. Classes do not add new participants once the session has started.

 

7. Parents and guardians are not allowed to enter the board room, this way we can maintain social distancing.

 

8. Under no circumstance will the instructor allow contact between participants.

Virtual Piano Lessons | $120

Our new virtual program offers everyone the chance to become a piano player!  You will be able to pick your day and time for your 30-minute private piano lesson. Register for the 4-week program and we will contact you to set up your personal lesson time at your convenience.  From beginners to more advanced students you can count on our faculty to deliver the best quality instruction straight to your home. Age 6 and up are welcome.  You need only a keyboard to register.  Sign up today and we will contact you to arrange your first lesson time.

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

202521-01 | 6+ | 9/14-10/5 | Mon - Sun | 12-12a

Virtual Drum Lessons

Whether you are a beginner or more advanced we can now offer private 30-minute virtual lessons to age 7 and up.  Our students have really enjoyed their virtual lessons through this interesting time, so we are partnering with the Park District in offering this new 4-week private lesson program. Our professional drum instructor will contact you to set up your personal lesson time once you register.  We are thrilled to offer drum lessons and utilize technology to make music come alive for you. We encourage you to take advantage of this new program.

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

202527-01 | 7+ | 9/14-10/5 | Mon - Sun | 12p | $120

Virtual Guitar Lessons | $120

Go virtual with our private 30-minute guitar lessons in your home.  After seeing the success of all of our regular students doing virtual lessons over the past months, we are working with the Park District to offer a new program of monthly virtual lessons.  Register for the 4-week program and we will contact you to set up your personal lesson time at your convenience.  We hope you join us and let technology work for you.  Our faculty will take beginners and more advanced players alike in this program.  Age 6 and up are welcome, you’ll just need your guitar.

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

202526-01 | 6+ | 9/14-10/5 | Mon - Sun | 12-12a

MUSIC LESSONS

Virtual

 

STEM

Create

Fall 2020 Camp

Location: 807 IL-59, Bartlett, IL 60103

Roblox CREATE | $199/$229

In our insanely popular Roblox CREATE camp, you will learn the basics of 3D game building and creative development, starting with your very own  Obby! With Roblox Studio and the help of our amazing Code Senseis, you will create much more than just a game; you will create your very own worlds! Roblox account required (free). 

 

Virtual or In-Person Option Available

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

201450-01 | 7-14 | 9/12-10/24 | Sat | 1p-3p

Minecraft MODDING | $199/$229

Want to build on your Minecraft knowledge? Learn how to make custom blocks, weapons, items, and even enemies by creating your own mods! This camp is geared for all skill levels with an easy to use graphical and block-based programming environment. Requires a Java edition account ($27.95) not included in the camp.

 

Virtual or In-Person

Location: Code Ninjas - Bartlett, 807 IL-59, Bartlett, IL 60103.

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

201430 | 9-14 | 11/7-12/19 | Sat | 3p-5p

Minecraft CREATE | $199/$229

Do you love playing Minecraft? Each day, we will have a new building challenge using 3D modeling software. With the help of Tinker Cad and MCEdit, you will create custom objects and import them into your Minecraft world. Requires a Java edition account ($27.95) not included in the camp.

 

Virtual or In-Person Option Available

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

201432-01| 7-14 | 11/7-12/19 | Sat | 1p-3p

Roblox ROYALE | $199/$229

Using Roblox Studio and scripting in Lua, you won’t just play the game - you will unleash the power of game development. Throughout the week, our team of Code Senseis will help you design your own Fortnite-inspired levels while discovering gameplay strategies, game mechanics, team-building, and level-design analysis. Roblox account required (free).

 

Virtual or In-Person Option Available

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

201431-01| 9-14 | 11/7-12/19 | Sat | 1p-3p

Robotics | $79/$89

Calling all builders, creators, and future engineers! In this camp, you will learn robotics through a series of fun engineering projects utilizing the Arduino platform and our Ninja Toolbox! Code and build projects with motors, LEDs, and sensors and bring them to life!

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

201420 | 7-14 | 11/7-12/19 | Fri | 9a-3:30p

Code the Galaxy | $79/$89

Learn the fundamentals of block-based coding with your favorite Star Wars characters! You will use your own motion sensor to swing lightsabers, levitate X-wings, pilot starships, make Force lightning, and more.

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

201410 | 7-14 | 10/12 | Sat | 9a-3:30p

Code the Elements | $79/$89

Learn the fundamentals of block-based coding with your favorite Frozen characters. You will use your own motion sensor to play with Elsa’s frozen powers - make fractals, build Olaf and conjure up your very own Ice Palace.

Program# | Age | Dates | Days | Time

201400 | 7-14 | 11/23 | Fri | 9a-3:30p

3-D Printing | Ages 7-14

Using TinkerCad and other 3-D modeling software, create your own objects and witness your creations come to life with our in-house 3-D printer!

Dec 21- 23

Program# | Dates | Days | Time

204002 | Mon - Wed | 9a-12p | $199/$229

               Mon - Wed | 9a-3:30p | $229/$349

 

Code Drones

Explore the mechanics of flight, air-based sensors, and flight patterns in this camp! Work with programmable drones and have fun with drone obstacles, tricks, and competitions!

Dec 28- 30

Program# | Dates | Days | Time

204003 | Mon - Wed | 9a-12p | $199/$229

               Mon - Wed | 9a-3:30p | $229/$349