Train With The Legacy

Classes & Training

"Creating Not Just
But ArtistS.”

- Gus Giordano


Summer programs
Age 8 - Professional

Focus on your dance technique and learn from the best master faculty in all dance styles. Top notch training for dancers who want more at the intermediate, advanced, pre-professional and professional level. The original Gus Giordano Dance School has been training dancers since 1953. Phenomenal Showcases at the end of the GUS Intensive and Jazz Intensive. Limited space in ALL Intensives.


GUS Camps

Summer dance camps
Age 2 - 15

Fun and high-energy dance Camps for the beginning & intermediate dancer. Dancers explore a variety of dance styles, play in the park, crafts (ages 5 - 7) and end the week with a spectacular performance for family & friends. GUS Dance Camps are for children ages 5 to 15. Tiny Tots Dance Camp is a half day program for ages 2 to 5 years. Tiny Tots dancers love performing on Friday for their parents & grandparents!

GUS Dance Camp, Gus Giordano Dance School

GUS Youth Company

Youth Dance Performance Co
age 5 - 19

This program is for the committed dancer age 5 to 19. GUS Youth Company Members train in all styles of dance. The program emphasizes training in technique, style and performance qualities.  GUS Youth Companies perform around the Chicagoland area in multiple venues. GUS Company auditions are held annually in June.

Audition for GUS Youth Company 2019-2020 Season Saturday June 1, 2019.

Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Class

Youth Dance Classes

Weekly Classes Sept - May
Age 2 - 16

One hour classes for girls & boys age 2 to 16 years. Styles include Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Tap, Musical Theater, Lyrical & more. Youth Classes run September to May and all classes perform at the beautiful North Shore Center For The Performing Arts in May. Enrollment for Youth Classes 2019 - 2020 begins in June.

Youth Dance Class Gus Giordano Dance School

Adult Dance & Fitness Classes

Drop-in classes
All Levels Age 18+

All classes are drop-in so come when you can and pay by the class. Beginning, intermediate and advanced classes year-round. Classes include Ballet, Jazz, Yoga Sculpt, Mat Pilates, Hip Hop, Modern, Tap & more.

Summer 2019 open classes post online May 2019.


Teacher Training

One-day programs
May 19 & JULY 29

Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Teacher Training includes syllabus, philosophy and history for the world renowned Gus Giordano Jazz Technique. Two tracks available: K - 8th grade or High School. Teachers earn 6 ISBE Clock Hours.


Ballroom & Wedding

Private lessons for your next event

Let us help you prepare for your next event with private ballroom lessons in any style: Salsa, Tango, Swing, Waltz & more. Wedding dances, father of the bride dance, multiple couples, choreography, flash mobs, etc! Contact us and we will customize your private lessons to accommodate your needs.