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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Celebrate “Joel Hall Day” This Saturday 11/21

We are so proud and excited excited to announce that the City Council and Mayor of the City of Chicago have declared this Saturday, November 21 as “Joel Hall Day”!!

Citing the “creativity, hard work and dedication of the Joel Hall Dancers” — the resolution was presented by Alderman Ed Burke and adopted by the full City Council on October 28.

Help us celebrate!  Come take a dance class at JHDC — or see the Joel Hall Dancers in performance on the Auditorium Theatre stage on November 21 in “Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn.”

Check out the official City proclamation below!

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