Train With The Legacy

Summer Intensives 


GUS Intensive
June 22 - 26, 2020

The ultimate week for the dancer who wants exceptional training in all styles: Ballet, Giordano Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Modern, Musical Theater and Tap. Expand your dance training, perfect your technique and learn and perform multiple dances. Experience the best faculty in all styles from all over the country. Gus always said "to have a career in dance one must be well rounded and trained in all styles." The GUS Intensive will help you be prepared for all auditions. This amazing week ends with dancers performing in two phenomenal Showcases on Friday. BE PART OF THE GUS LEGACY!


JAZZ Intensive
July 27 - 31, 2020

Be part of the Gus Legacy and experience the only all JAZZ Intensive at the oldest Jazz school in the U.S. Gus is the Godfather of Jazz Dance. Train at Gus' School where he started it all in 1953. Master Jazz teachers, including company members of Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, Broadway choreographers & dancers, college professors & more will train you in Giordano Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Musical Theater & Jazz Funk. Perform Gus' signature choreography that is recognized worldwide. The JAZZ Intensive ends with all dancers performing in two Jazz Showcases on Friday.


Broadway Intensive
June 29 - July 2, 2020

The Broadway Intensive in June is for the dancer who loves to perform! Learn choreography from the most popular musicals on Broadway and take class from professionals who have performed in Broadway shows. Hear from the professionals about their journey to Broadway and learn how to put your best foot forward during an audition. The Hip Hop Intensive is the perfect way to end your night after the Broadway Intensive.


Hip Hop Intensive
June 29 - July 2, 2020

Take your style to the next level during this Hip Hop Intensive in June. Masters from the industry will teach you what is trending in Hip Hop today. Challenge yourself and have a blast learning new, exciting choreography. The Broadway Intensive is a great compliment to the Hip Hop Intensive.


Ballet Intensive
July 13 - 16, 2020

For the dancer looking to improve their ballet technique, this four day Ballet Intensive is the perfect opportunity. Learn from the best Ballet Masters including Anna Czajun, Laura Gates, Fury Gold, Eilleen Mallary, Julie Nakagawa and more! The Ballet Intensive is the perfect compliment to Leaps, Tricks, Turns Intensive.


Leaps, Tricks, Turns Intensive
July 13 - 16, 2020

Take your technique to the next level and focus on the Leaps, Tricks and Turns you see in the commercial dance world! Focus on flexibility, stamina, balance, and challenge yourself to master new tricks. We highly recommend the Ballet Intensive in the morning to prepare for Leaps, Tricks, Turns Intensive.


Training Program
July 11 - 31, 2020

The Pre-Professional Training Program is for High School and Junior High School dancers who are ready for the next level of training. The Pre-Professional Training Program will prepare you for college auditions, professional jobs and performance opportunities. Improve weaknesses, polish strengths, and master new skills and concepts. Dancers train with Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago Co Members, faculty from dance companies, university professors, Broadway dancers & more. You will leave the program feeling inspired and confident. An audition is required. Complete details posted November 1, 2019.

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College/Pro Intensive
July 6 - 31, 2020

The College/Pro Intensive continues Gus’ legacy of giving scholarships to pre-professional dancers. College/Pro Intensive is known world wide for the individual attention given to each dancer to prepare them for a career in a dance. The mix of warmth and professionalism given by everyone at GUS is unparalleled in the dance world. Dancers train with Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago Co Members, faculty from dance companies, university professors, Broadway dancers & more. College/Pro Intensive begins July 6 and ends July 31, 2020. Applicants must have graduated high school and are required to submit application with video requirements. Scholarships available when you apply by 2/29/20.

GUS College/Pro Dance Intensive