Chicago’s diversity and focus on artistic expression has inspired many dance companies to make it their home. Here’s a list of the best dance companies in Chicago.


Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

1147 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60607-2905
(312) 850-9744

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago combines modern, jazz, and ballet to create energetic, athletic form of dance and performs annually for more than 100,000 people, featuring works by leading national and international choreographers. It represents Chicago’s international cultural profile.


Trinity Academy of Irish Dance

2936 North Southport Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657-4120
(773) 529-4822

Trinity Academy is an Irish dance school and company, offering education programs and performances to the area of Chicago. It has grown from a dozen students practicing in a church basement to the largest Irish dance program in the world in the past thirty years.

Lou Conte Dance Studio

1147 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60607-2905
(312) 850-9766

The facility houses five dance studios equipped with state-of-the-art floors and audio systems with over 70 classes a week with a wide variety of levels from beginner to professional, as well as workshops to enhance the learning experience. The studio reflects the diverse aesthetic of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and all classes are offered at the Hubbard Street Dance Center.


Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet

Joffrey Tower
10 East Randolph, Floor 3
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 739-0120

The Academy of Dance offers programs for students to develop a diverse set of skills including artistry, creativity, discipline and confidence. It forms future audiences and support for the Joffrey and builds the organization’s reputation worldwide. The Academy teaches classical ballet to students of all ages, levels and backgrounds who have a desire to dance.


Authentic Mideast Belly Dance Jasmin Jahal School Of Dance

4037 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60641-1834
(773) 777-4037

Jasmin Jahal School Of Dance helps students explore the performing arts of Middle Eastern dance, learn belly dance as an art form, and share and appreciate the beauty that can be found in the Middle East. There’s something for everyone, challenging dancers of all levels.