The Follies is Big City Swing’s annual Vaudeville-style review featuring student and instructor performances. The Follies, a delightful 90-minutes of toe-tappin’ fun, takes place at the glorious Vittum Theater in Wicker Park.

The 2016 Follies was a smashing success.  Enrollment for the 2017 is underway.  See below!

 

Perform in the 2017 Shows – December 2 @ 2:00pm & 7:30pm

Choose between a duet or group number!  Or, stretch your wings and do one of each!

Please note:  Attendance at the tech rehearsal on Thursday, November 30 from 6 – 10pm is mandatory.

Pricing: Your tuition includes your class time, choreography fees, ticket to the shows, and social media keepsake video and photography.

Pro/Am Duets

Pro/Am duets feature one instructor (Pro) and one student (Am) performing choreography tailor made for the student.

Be it your first or fiftieth performance, we’ll help you through every step of the way. The following instructors are currently available for Pro/Am reservations.  We’ve included the times they are available for the pro/am choreography and practice sessions.  For further information or to make a request, send us an email.

The prices below are inclusive of 8-private lessons, choreography fee, teacher’s performance fee, ticket to the shows, and social media keepsakes including video and photography.

Resident Instructors – $640,
Audra – 2 Pro/Ams available, 
Thursdays @ 9:30pm or Sunday @ 3:00pm
Bob – 1 Pro/Am available,
Wednesday @ 8:3pm or Thursdays @ 5:30pm
Bradley – 1 Pro/Am available,
Tuesday @ 7:30pm
Melissa – stage managing this year’s show

Senior Instructors – $780
Jenna – 1 Pro/Am available, TBD
John H –
Fully reserved
Julee – 1 Pro/Am available, Daytime or Tuesday evening @ 7:30pm
Lindsay –
Fully reserved

Send us an email to request a pro/am pairing.

We’re so excited to watch the upcoming duets featuring our fabulous students with our fantastic instructors.

 

Group Class Performances – SOLO MOVEMENT

Participating in a performance class is an incredibly rewarding way to develop and improve your technique and musicality.
Group classes are 7 or 8 weeks long and individual practice outside of class is highly suggested.

Beginning Solo Charleston (8 week series)
w/Audra
Sundays 4 -5 pm
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19
Cost: $230 per person
Min 5, Max 8
Click Here to Enroll

Intermediate Solo Charleston (7 week series)
w/Lindsay
Wednesdays 6:30 – 7:30pm
Oct 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29
Cost: $210 per person
Min 5, Max 8
Click Here to Enroll

Advanced Solo Charleston (7 week series)
w/Jenna
Wednesdays 6:30 – 7:30pm
Oct 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29
Cost: $210 per person
Min 5, Max 8
Email for more information

 

 

Group Class Performances – PARTNERED CLASSES

Beginning Balboa Performance Class (8-week series)
w/Lindsay & John
Saturdays  11am – Noon
Sept 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 11, & 18
Cost: $280
Min 6, Max 12
pre-req:  Bal I and II workshops or instructor approval

Swing III Performance Class (7-week series)
w/Melissa & Bob
Wednesdays  7:30 – 8:30pm
Oct 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29
Cost: $245
Min 8, Max 12
pre-req:  Swing II A, B, & C and at least one Swing III or instructor approval
Click Here to Enroll

Lindy Charleston Class Performance Class (8-week series)
w/Julee & Bradley
Tuesdays  8:30 – 9:30pm
Oct 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28
Cost: $280
Min 8, Max 12
pre-req:  Lindy III A, B, & C
Click Here to Enroll

Lindy IV Performance Class (12-week series)
w/Jenna & Andrew
Tuesdays  8:30 – 9:30pm
Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28
Cost: $420
Min 6, Max 10
pre-req:  at least 3 Lindy IV’s and instructor approval
Email for more information