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Master Classes

Schedule coming soon!

College Dance Program Audition

Junior and Senior dancers will have the opporuntiy to participate in a college dance program audition. List of colleges attending will be posted in the fall.

Professional Dance Company Performance

Stay tunned for more details!


Networking for high school dancers!

Networking for teachers!

This upcoming year's 2024 Festival will be held at Lyons Township High School on Saturday, October 5th, 2024,


COST: $35 per Student (Early Bird Special); $45 per Student (Regular Price)

*There is no additional cost for educators, coaches, or sponsors.

Please contact for any questions, details, and/or interest in attending or hosting the Fall Festival!

Anyone attending events hosted by IHSDF grants the unrestricted right to use and publish photos or video footage taken during the event for the explicit use of advertising and promotion of IHSDF.

If interested in teaching a class at the festival, please contact and send professional resumé to Lola Schaefer.

If your professional dance company is interested in performing at the festival, please contact Christine Widell.


Performing Company History

2011 - Same Planet Different World

2012 - Illinois University Dance Programs

2013 - Giordano Dance Chicago

2014 - RE Dance

2015 - Thodos Dance Chicago

2017 - Chicago Dance Crash

2018 - Inaside Chicago Dance

2019 - Joel Hall Dancers

2022 - Hot Crowd

2023 - Giordano Dance Chicago

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