10 of the Best Places to Learn Street Dance in Chicago

10 of the Best Places to Learn Street Dance in Chicago

Whether you are a dancer or have two left feet, the dance studios below can help you learn some killer street moves.

1. The Joffrey Academy of Dance

Committed to providing pupils of all ages, levels & backgrounds who want to dance with a world-class education. Through their programs students develop skills including artistry, creativity, discipline & confidence.

Joffrey Tower
10 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone 312-784-4600


2. ​Graffiti Rhythms

Feature classes in a variety of styles.

ABC Dance Academy
4200 N. Central Ave.
Chicago, Il 60634

Phone 773-777-8484


3. Keller’s Martial Arts & Fitness Center

Whether you want to learn a few moves, get some exercise, meet people or just have fun, they have got it all. classes warm-up with stretching & conditioning to get your heart pumping. Then move on to choreography, set to current music combining old & new school hip hop.

3718 W. Irving Park
Chicago, Illinois 60618

Phone 773-279-1100
E-mail info@kellersmartialarts.com


4. All About Dance

Adults of all skill levels come to rekindle their love of dance. Whether you’ve not danced a step, danced in high school, dance every weekend or simply want a good workout, they have a class for you. All adult classes are drop-in classes, with 7 studios in the building, opened 7 days a week and a dance wear retail store. What more can you ask for.

Featuring classes of all levels, for styles ranging from classical ballet & hip hop classes to current fitness & dance trends. This isn’t a studio that crams the room with too many people, it is an intimate neighborhood place with great choreography.

501 W. North Ave.
Chicago, IL 60610

Phone 773-572-8701
E-mail info@allaboutdance.org


5. Mazi Dance Fitness Center

Featuring a variety of dance & fitness classes.

719 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60605

1564 N Damen, Suite #301 & 302
Chicago, IL 60622

2732 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614

E-mail InfoMaZiDance@gmail.com


6. Hubbard Street Dance

Featuring more than 70 dance & fitness classes a week in a variety of styles.

1147 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607

Phone 312-850-9744
E-mail general@hubbardstreetdance.com


7. American Rhythm Center

More than 30 partners in residence & classes ranging from Afro-fusion, American Tap, Zumba, Bollywood, Modern, Ballet, Hip Hop & Salsa. The American Rhythm Center is one of the Chicago’s most diverse dance centers featuring classes every day for students from 2-82.

The Fine Arts Building
410 S. Michigan Ave., #300
Chicago, IL 60605

Phone 312-922-1272
E-mail info@arcchicago.org


8. Dovetail Studios

Featuring classes in a variety of dance styles, group fitness & kids camps. Their ADA compliant 6000sqft space features 3 dance studios with soundproofing, QSC & JBL powered speakers, ballet barres & mirrors, marley & wood flooring, skylights, two waiting, 3 bathrooms, 2 changing rooms, 18 foot ceilings, dimmable lighting, ceiling fans & separate HVAC systems.

2853 W. Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

Phone 872-208-6169
E-mail joanna@dovetail-studios.com or rachelmolinaro10@gmail.com


9. Demaira Dance Studio

Lessons, classes & instruction for children, teens & adults in a variety of dance styles.

1146 Chicago Ave
Oak Park Il. 60302

Phone 708-386-1833
E-mail demairadancestudios@comcast.net


10. Joel Hall Dancer & Center

Among the most extensive dance & movement curricula in the Midwest. Open 7 days a week, with more than 150 adult & kid’s classes, teaching students of all ages, interests & skill levels. Featuring instruction in modern jazz dance, ballet, hip hop, modern (Horton/ Graham based), musical theater & tap.

5965 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60660

Phone 773-293-0900
E-mail info@joelhall.org


If you know of a dance school with street dance classes that isn’t listed above, let us know & we’ll add it to our next list.


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