Back by popular demand, it’s the return of the Sole Unique Ballet Boot Camp this summer. Whether you’re maintaining technical prowess, looking to pick up new skills or just getting started, there’s something here for everyone in this 4-day, 10-hour, ballet-focused camp. Guest faculty includes acclaimed instructors Ashlie Andersen (Fox Valley Ballet), Brian Enos (Houston Ballet & Hubbard Street Dance), Genna Johnston (Joffrey Ballet School & NIU) and Lizzie Mackenzie (River North & Extensions Dance Co.), joining our resident instructor, Anthony Foster (Ballet Chicago & Soleunique Dance Co.), to round out the event. Minimum age to enter is 8 and there is no maximum age limit. Early-bird & special $50-off rate applies until the end of April if combining registration with our Hip Hop Camp. Regular rate of $160 applies May 1st until sold-out ($25 off if also combining Hip Hop Camp). We look forward to seeing you there!
Who’s ready to session-up!? This is the JAM of the summer and exclusively here at the Sole Unique Dance Complex in Aurora year-after-year… and it just keeps getting better! Old-school style, classic fundamentals, new-school flare and a ton of style with a talented group of instructors at the wheel; the Hip Hop Camp is one that opens new doors for movement exploration as well as refines and revitalizes the true culture of Hip Hop dance. Just a half hour after our Ballet Boot Camp, the boogie begins! With some of Chicago’s best and well versed in traditional and modern-day movement, we would like to introduce our instructors for the event: Suavé (Hip Hop Connexion), Chris Zarate (City Nation & The Dance Workshop), Daniel Aguirre (SoleSquad), Eileen Mallary (Culture Shock® Chicago), Elizabeth Rivera (AGT & World of Dance), and resident instructor Anthony Foster. Bundle with Ballet Camp for discounted rates
Ready to kick it up a notch and really dial-in on some focused dance training? Look no further. Reach For It, the Intensive is back again for another installment this summer of 2023. This is our most versatile, demanding (yet, attainable), and sought-after event of the year for all of our returning and first-time dancers. If you love dance conventions, this is definitely an event for you and your friends! Contemporary movement, Broadway/Rockette Tap, Musical Theatre, Exploratory Movement, classic and modern-day Jazz… there’s so much more in store we don’t have enough space on this page to include it! Joining our core faculty members Victoria Bunch and Anthony Foster; we’ve also brought you some amazing, local dance educators who are leaders in their field. Here’s your chance to train with Daniel Aguirre, Ashlie Andersen, Steve Ewing (Industry Xperience, Wicked & INSPIRATI), Krista Harvey (Radio City Rockettes), Heather Klaus, Andrea Koenig, Rece Komorn (UArts & Soleunique Dance Co.), Lizzie Mackenzie, Sydney Tschosik (U of I & Soleunique Dance Co.), Samantha Tracy & Emily Winkler (Jazz Theatre of Illinois, NDEO & Dance Academy of Libertyville). Price $295 after May 1. $25 off if you register early.
BRAND NEW EVENT FOR 2023! It’s the Totally Tubular Dance PARTY! Better yet – we’re doing it twice. Can you guess there’s a theme here? Hmmm… could it be… 80’s? Ohhhhhhh yeeeeeah (where’s Ferris Beuller?). This one ticks all the boxes for your 7-9 year old dancer (or soon-to-be dancer) and is kicking off at our Wheaton Sport Center location on June 26th and will relocate to our flagship location in Aurora on July 24th. For only $65 each, both are two-day events for two hours each-day. Click on the image to expand the detail on this super-fun event just for your allllllmost teens. How radical would it be to have some totally bodacious dance steps soak in with some killer vibes? The photo might be square, but the event is far out! Kids aged 7-10… come experience a blast from the past and join us for the Totally Tubular Dance Party premiering this summer with our very own Gera Klug and Diana True with their most-xcellent and non-heinous assistants! Did we just conjure up Bill and Ted? Maybe…
Hows about THIS fan-favorite!? Come dance with us again or even for your first time. Dance Adventure Camp makes a return this summer at both our Aurora and Wheaton locations and you don’t want to miss out on the fun for your 3-to-6 year olds! We have so many exciting activities and surprises in store for this 4-day camp. Crafts, stories snacks and (of course), dancing! We will explore “Animal Adventures”, visit an “Island Princess”, become a “soleUNIQUE Unicorn” and use our “Fancy Feet” to dance the day away. Pick some friends and sign up today! Early-bird registration cutoff is May 1st. Wheaton Sport Center event will take place June 26-29 from 10:00am-12:00pm for the rate of $65 and our Aurora event at the Soleunique Dance Complex will be held July 24-27 from 9:00am-11:30am also for $65.