The Lou Conte Dance Studio (LCDS), established by Lou Conte in 1974, offers classes to adults and teens in ballet, jazz, modern, tap, African, Pilates, yoga, Zumba, and hip hop. Named "Best Dance Class for Adults" by Chicago magazine, the studio offers a wide variety of levels from beginner to professional, as well as workshops to enhance the learning experience.
As part of its commitment to providing quality training, LCDS offers a scholarship program for advanced dancers that is a definitive step into the professional dance world. The facility houses five dance studios equipped with state-of-the-art floors and audio systems, including two stage-sized spaces. With a faculty of experienced performers, choreographers, and musicians from the Chicago community, and an exceptional facility, LCDS continues to be one of the best training centers in the country.