Tap Dance, Ballet and Jazz Dance at Rhythm of the Street Dance Studio

Classes, private lessons & performances

Dance Instruction by Lyn Cole

Lyn Cole has experience teaching Tap, Ballet, and Jazz dance for early learners age three and up. Classes are available for beginner to advanced students for both children and adults.

The teaching philosophy of this studio is guided by the value of positive relationships. There is an emphasis on positive relationships between the instructor and the students, among the students themselves, between the students and their bodies, and between the students and the world. Dance is approached as a method of accessing inner strength, personal growth, empowerment, and communication.

Class offerings vary over time. New classes come up at intervals or can be started by request. Contact the studio if you have any questions.

~ Mon. Dec. 18th @ The Black Ensemble Theater at 6:30pm for our showcase. Registration open for Winter session starting Jan. 3rd.

Lyn Cole portrait

About Lyn Cole

I started dancing at age nine and never stopped.

I studied Tap and Ballet at Agnes Gleason School of Dance in Chicago. Later, I expanded my training to include Tap, Ballet, Jazz, and Pointe at Ideal School of Dance in Evergreen Park, under Jerry Ann Soule. In college, I pursued dance studies and trained under Mary Marks in Chicago. Additionally, I studied Hip-Hop under Boogie McClarin at the Old Town School of Folk Music. Attending dance conventions and taking master classes with esteemed instructors such as Diane Walker, Tony Waag, Margaret Morrison, Germaine Salsberg, Dr. Jeni LeGon, Dr. Harold Cromer, Tre Dumas III, Jabowen Dixon, and Star Dixon has been a significant highlight of my dance journey. Currently, I continue to study with Bril Barrett.

I've taught at Hyde Park School of Dance, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Old Town School of Folk Music, Vero Dance Studio and S.P.A.C.E. in Chicago. I taught Tap, Pre-Ballet, Kids Hip Hop and Creative Movement at Old Town School of Folk Music for 19 years.

I have a Bachelor of Arts in General Communication from the University of Illinois at Chicago.


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three Tap dancers smile and pose
Beginner to Advanced Tap
Kids ages 3-16
three ballet students pose
Beginner Ballet
Kids ages 3-6
children in dance class looking in a mirror
Beginner Jazz Dance
Teen/Adult 13+
Tap dancers in a line posing showing tap shoes
Beginner to Advanced Tap
museum statues of ballet dancers
Beginner Ballet
children using a mirror on the wall to practice dance steps
Private Classes in Ballet, Tap and Jazz
Adult and Kids 7+

Class Schedule

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To register for class(es), pay for 4 weeks of class.

Please include the following information with your payment:

    - Your name and name of the student.
    - The class or classes selected.
    - Your contact phone number.
    - Your contact email.

Venmo: @Lyn-Cole-1

Cash App: $LynCoel

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Ready to start learning dance or do you want to advance to a higher skill level? Are you an instructor looking for studio space to rent? Give us a call or send us an email. We will get back to you as soon as possible.