Welcome to the

North Shore School of Dance 

It is our belief that everyone should have the opportunity to dance and be recognized individually. At NSSD, we foster the passion for dance in a positive and nurturing environment. Here, students can feel safe and be themselves, allowing them to reach their fullest potential. Our students often call North Shore School of Dance their “home away from home”.


      North Shore School of Dance (NSSD) provides skill development and performance opportunities at all levels of training for the dedicated, recreational, and pre-professional dancer.

       Individuals are personally guided by experienced faculty members and directors to create a proper class schedule that allows each student to build proper strength and perfect their technique. 


             NSSD offers over 100 classes per week at all levels of training for pre-school through high-school & adults in traditional and contemporary styles of dance. We provide the highest caliber of instruction by professional and renowned instructors, who are dedicated to inspiring and educating each dancer.

           Click below to view class descriptions and schedules.


NSSD with CBG-Institute offers Ballet, Modern, Jazz and Tap for adults of all ages, from the novice to experienced. Classes are designed to move at an appropriate pace and level for each group of dancers to improve balance, strength, coordination & flexibility.


Professional instructors with advanced knowledge and experience in physical therapy, dance technique, and adult instruction create the best opportunities of success and enjoyment for each individual. 


North Shore School of Dance produces a variety of shows every year to provide our dancers with a venue to  display their growth, dedication, and performance qualities in formal and informal settings. 

    NSSD produces 6 shows including: The Nutcracker, Winter Showcase, Spring Performance Company Showcases, Pre-Dance Showcase/Spring Ballet, and our Spring Concerts of Dance.

Spring Concert 2020

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North Shore School of Dance

505 Laurel Ave. Highland Park, IL 60035, United States

(847) 432-2060