Special Events

Express Yourself! hosts monthly dance-related social events. At Hip-Hop Happy Hour, you get a hip-hop lesson and drinks all in the same spot! We also host private events where you bring the guests and we bring the moves! Schedule and availability are subject to change, so make sure you like our Facebook page for the most up-to-date info.

Upcoming Events

Teen Hip-Hop Party – Friday, April 29, 7:30-9:00 PM

Join us for an evening of dance and fun! Rachael and Remy will be hosting a party for teens (ages 12-18). Guests will learn a fun hip-hop routine and enjoy snacks. No dance experience required. Tickets are $15 and sold at the door. Participants do not need to be enrolled in dance classes currently. Invite your friends on Facebook!

 

Hip-Hop Guest Workshops – Saturday, April 30, 4:00-6:30 PM

We are hosting two hip-hop workshops with guest instructors. This is a rare opportunity to learn from two of Chicago's top hip-hop choreographers! Teen and adult dancers (ages 13+) of all skill levels are encouraged to attend.

4:00-5:15 PM – Monyett Crump

5:15-6:30 PM – Alexis Salgado

The workshops cost $20 each or $35 for both if you pre-register online. See the Facebook event for more information.

 

Spring Performance: Legends – Sunday, May 15, 7:00 PM & Monday, May 16, 7:00 PM

Bartell Theatre, 113 East Mifflin Street

The spring performance features our adult, teen, and youth classes, as well as Breakthrough Dance Company and Kaleidoscope Kids. This session, we are excited to bring you a dynamic show around a theme: Legends. Tickets cost $12 online pre-sale or $15 at the door.

 

Hip-Hop Dance Intensive – Saturday, June 18 & Sunday, June 19

More information coming soon about the Summer 2016 Hip-Hop Intensive!

Recent Events

Hip-Hop Happy Hour – Friday, April 15, 8:00-9:15 PM

Join us for another fun and relaxed hip-hop class. $15 buys you a 75-minute class and drinks for the evening. The song will be "Ignition (Remix)" by R. Kelly. You must be 18+ to participate in the dance class, 21+ to enjoy the drinks. Check out the Facebook event for more information.

 

St. Patrick's Day Irish Dance Party – Friday, March 18, 7:00-8:15 PM

Let's keep St. Patrick's Day going! Come learn a lively Irish party dance. No experience required; no partners required. 

$15 buys you a 75-minute class and drinks for the evening. You must be 18+ to participate in the dance class, 21+ to enjoy the drinks.

 

Teen Hip-Hop Party – Friday, March 4, 7:00-9:00 PM

Join us for an evening of dance and fun! Rachael and Remy will be hosting a party for teens (ages 12-18). Guests will learn a fun hip-hop routine and enjoy snacks. No dance experience required. Tickets are $15 and sold at the door. Participants do not need to be enrolled in dance classes currently. (Facebook)