The Ruth Page Center for the Arts Spring Open House Commemorates International Dance Day with Free Adult Classes

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The Ruth Page Center for the Arts commemorates International Dance Day with FREE adult classes at their Spring Open House, Sunday, April 24 from 9:45 a.m. - 2 p.m., at The Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn St. The Center is a hub for creative exploration, connection, and expression. It is widely recognized as an integral part of the global dance community.

This event will offer adult classes for those who wish to experience the rich variety of dance instruction that is available at The Center. Individuals who wish to attend may register online at, though pre-registration is not required.
Those who attend will be offered a rare buy-one-get-one 50% off discount on all class cards. Both the 8-class and 10-class (professional and college student) cards are available for this discounted rate. In addition, there will be a Plié Dancewear pop-up shop set up in The Ruth Page Center lobby, for all your dance wear needs.To learn more about The Center, please visit


Available classes and studio location at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts are:

9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.            Jazz with Ariane Dolan (Studio 1)
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.   Intermediate Ballet with Sarah Schafer (Studio 2)
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.  Beginner Ballet with Vannessa Lake (Studio LL)
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  Basic Ballet with Vannessa Lake (Studio 1)
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   Latin with Guillermo Garcia (Lounge)
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.   Beginner Pointe with Sarah Schafer (Studio 2)
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.   BeMoved with Mari Jo Irbe Barker (Studio 1)
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.   Floor Barre with Edith Barrágan (Studio 2)
1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.  Broadway Tap with Tracy Vonder Haar (Studio 4)

Please come prepared with fitted clothes you can move in. Tap shoes are highly recommended for Broadway Tap with Tracy. 1+ year of prior pointe work or teacher permission required for Beginner Pointe with Sarah.

Running Time
4 hours, 15 minutes
Dance Styles
Ballroom / Social Dance
Modern / Contemporary
Musical Theater
Tap / Rhythm


The Ruth Page Center for the Arts

1016 N. Dearborn St.
Chicago`, IL 60610
(312) 337-6543