Dancing allows people to translate music into a physical experience, just like freezing water vapor turns clouds into something you can eat. Whet your dancing appetite with today’s Groupon to Intrigue Dance and Performing Arts Center. Choose between the following options:
- For $59, you get any 10 drop-in dance classes for adults (up to a $130 value). All 10 classes must be completed within three months of first class.
- For $65, you get two months of weekly children’s classes (a $130 value) including the registration fee (a $30 value; a $160 total value).<p>
The attentive instructors at Intrigue Dance and Performing Arts Center—including former and current members of Chicago dance companies—teach classes designed to help novice and advanced dancers to develop their talents. In the one-hour Beginning Hip Hop class, adults with little previous dancing experience can wear casual street attire and learn moves seen in music videos, TV shows, and recordings of Singin’ in the Rain played in reverse. The Intermediate/Advanced Jazz classes cater to feet with at least five years of dancing experience. Pilates class can reduce stress, build core strength for better posture, and limber up muscles.
Intrigue gets kids grooving in weekly lessons that build coordination and social skills. Tap and ballet classes organized by skill level and age group enhance youngsters’ agility. Though performances are not included in today’s deal, kids who register for classes by the end of February are eligible to participate in a studio recital at an additional cost, allowing them to impress friends and casting directors disguised as proud grandparents. Some children’s classes require prior dance experience, and others teach dances that will be featured in Intrigue’s spring recital; subscribers should call ahead for more details.
Intrigue Dance and Performing Arts Center
As a child, Pia Hamilton danced as Min on the children’s TV show Barney and Friends. Nowadays, she continues to showcase her love of dance at Intrigue Dance and Performing Arts Center, an all-ages studio she co-owns with her husband, actor Dustin Hamilton. The camera-seasoned duo has opened a spacious new facility that houses three dance studios, offering classes such as ballet, jazz, tap, and hip-hop. They also host musical-theater classes that impart genre-specific dance tips, such as never to dance directly in front of Annie. They accommodate multiple skill levels, introducing both kids and adults to the world of dance.