Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 7-month dance session, which runs from early November, 2022 to early June, 2023.

For a list of classes:


For young and old alike! The Round Lake Area Park District offers many forms of dance including ballet, tap, modern and jazz. Our experienced instructors tailor the program toward skill development, socialization, and a group dance experience where every dancer excels.

Interested in taking a class that requires a recommendation? Please email Jessica Desens at for placement.

Dance Placement

Dance placements have been emailed to current students. If you have a question about placement, email Jessica Desens at

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Adult Classes

We offer flexible registration for our Adult Dance classes in which you can register only for the weeks you want, whether that is one week or an entire session.

For a list of classes:


Available Programs:


  • Pre-Ballet
  • Tap and Ballet


  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Jazz Funk
  • Modern
  • Tap


  • Jazz
  • Tap

Accelerated Program

This program has been carefully designed for boys and girls who would like to study ballet, tap and modern dance more seriously. All levels MUST have teacher recommendation or previous participation in an accelerated dance class to register. Please call Jessica Desens at 847-546-8558 to determine placement.

Dress Code for Studio of Dance

Girls Ballet / Combo Classes

  • Pink Tights
  • Pink Ballet Shoes
  • Solid Colored Leotard
  • Ballet Skirt (optional)
  • Ballet Sweater/Shrug (optional)
  • Pink Ballet Shoes / Black Tap Shoes (appropriate for type of dance)

Jazz / Jazz Funk / Modern / Accelerated Tap

  • Tan or Black Tights
  • Solid Colored Leotard
  • Jazz Pants / Shorts (optional)
  • Black Jazz Shoes / Sneakers / Black Oxford Tap Shoes (appropriate for type of dance)


  • Black Tights
  • White T-shirt
  • Jazz Pants / Shorts
  • Black Jazz / Ballet / Tap Shoes (appropriate for type of dance)

Dance Shoe & Attire

Get dance shoe & attire at Discount Dance Supply. Call 1-800-328-7107 or visit them online at:

Discount Dance Supply

Once online, go to Students/Find My Teacher/Jessica Desens to find dress code items. Support your school and get 10% off. Enter Teacher Referral Code TP47762 at checkout. Good for one purchase only. Cannot be combined with other offers.