From our origins in Gus Giordano’s family-run studio to our current incarnation as a professionally-run organization with over a half-century of worldwide performances (27 countries, 46 states, and more than 1,200 cities), our imprint on the art form of jazz dance is far-reaching and significant.Read More
Written by jazz dance choreographer Gus Giordano, Jazz Dance Class introduces exercises, anatomical information, and dance terminology for Giordano’s jazz techniqueRead More
JUMP RHYTHM® Jazz Project (JRJP) is a multiple-Emmy® Award winning performing and teaching company based in Chicago. JUMP RHYTHM celebrates the communal spirit of all jazz-rhythm-based performance – dancing, singing, and story-telling in rhythmically syncopated conversations to the beat-driven sounds of the blues, jazz, funk, hip hop, and world music.
JUMP RHYTHM was founded by artistic director Billy Siegenfeld in New York City in 1990.Read More
Founded in 1974, The Joel Hall Dancers (JHD) have a rich, 44 year history. Today, over 4 decades later, JHD continues to dazzle audiences in venues throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, across the country, and around the world.
Having dedicated his life to the development of what he calls Urban Jazz Dance, a method that translates life experience through dance, Joel has touched the lives of thousands of young artists.Read More
Inaside Chicago Dance advances innovative artistry through choreography, performances, and educational programs to heighten the state of the art in the Midwest. The vision of Inaside Chicago Dance is to enrich the art form of dance by nurturing the dancer as a performer, choreographer and teacher and by making dance accessible to all ages through performances, workshops and outreach.Read More