Auditions - Joel Hall Dancers Youth Company (ages 12-18)

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Joel Hall Dancers & Center Youth Company, the pre-professional company affiliated with the iconic Joel Hall Dancers, will hold auditions for its 2023-2024 season on Saturday, August 26, from 3:30 - 5:30 PM at the Athenaeum Center for Thought & Culture in the Dance Chicago Studios on the third floor.

The Joel Hall Dancers Youth Company returns for another year, bringing together youth dancers from across Chicagoland under the co-artistic direction of Choreographer Van Collins and First Company Member Heather Zimny. Public performances will include the annual Flavors Festival of Youth Dance, produced by Joel Hall Dancers & Center Youth Company and set to take place in March 2024, as well as other events to be announced.

The Joel Hall Dancers Youth Company is a tuition-based auditioned program. Monthly tuition is $280 with financial aid available for those who qualify. Rehearsals take place at the Athenaeum in Lakeview. Interested students are encouraged to email to receive audition registration information and to submit materials to be considered for one of Chicago’s most visible youth dance companies. 

Joel Hall Dancers & Center will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2024. Visit for more information on upcoming events.

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Athenaeum Center

2936 N Southport Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
(312) 820-6250