Affordable & Accessible Dance Classes EVERY Day!

Joel Hall Dancers & Center offers one of the most extensive dance & movement curricula in the Midwest. Whether you are an avid dancer … someone who just enjoys dancing recreationally … or someone new to the dance world altogether … we offer Modern Jazz Dance, Ballet, Hip Hop, Modern (Horton/Graham based), Musical Theater and Tap. Plus, Joel Hall’s unique signature urban dance style — based in jazz and expressing a rich vocabulary embracing both classical & modern idioms. Students of all ages will learn terminologies, proper technique, body awareness, strengthening and movement control.

Classes Every Day

We’re open 7 days a week with over 
150 adult & children's classes — serving students of all ages, 
interests and experience levels. Click link below for more on this week's class schedule.

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Our Story. Our Mission.

The Joel Hall Dancers are celebrating 40-plus years of innovative creativity and, along with the Dance Center, giving back to the community! Click the link below to read more about the history of how this illustrious institution came to be and what we strive to do.

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Join & Give

Joel Hall Dancers & Center — a 501(c)(3) non-profit — relies on generous community support to fund our programming & performances. Please explore the benefits of JHDC membership for individuals, families & business partners.

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JHD Dances “On Air” to Promote “Lush Life”

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This morning two of JHD’s dancers — Tracey Hodgkins Valcy & Merrick  Mitchell — appeared live with singer Joan Curto on Fox-32’s Good Day Chicago to give viewers just a small taste of the spectacle that awaits audiences this Saturday, November 21 for “Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn.”

In case you missed it, you can check out the TV segment by CLICKING HERE!

Tickets are still available for this ONE NIGHT ONLY fully-staged musical extravaganza … DON’T MISS IT!!!

Visit our “LUSH LIFE” landing page for complete details & info on ticket purchases, directions to the auditorium, parking and more!

Special thanks to Tracey & Merrick for beautifully representing JHDC “on air.”