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Thinking of a dance class?

Whether you are a beginner or a trained dance student we have encouraging professionals ready to guide you in ballet, tap, jazz or contemporary, hip hop and acrobatics for dance lessons in the wonderful world of dance.

Many new to dance just "want to have fun"in a dancing class. We will do that, but more importanly, consider adding to your list: top-notch dance training which will give you a cut-above dance improvement each week.

Our job is to take the total beginner and transform them. We're here to tell you that often the most uncoordinated children are the ones who become phenomenal in dance!

Whether you are interested in one dance class style or would like to "cross-train" in multiple dance subjects in preparation for a dance competition, we can guide you.

As the longest running dance school in the Champaign-Urbana Savoy area, we have coached students to the highest levels in dance.

One such accolade is training students to the prestigious Youth America Grand Prix ( an international ballet competition. The studio director, Christine Rich, has coached a student to the Finals in classical and contemporary (the only one in our community) in addition to multiple winners in contemporary as well as a duet that placed Top 12 in the YAGP Finals.

Our teachers are friendly and invested in seeing each student progress, blossom, and dance beyond our families' dreams.

Great training such as the Christine Rich Studio offers can lead to college scholarships in dance, professional dance, and always the best benefit: life-skills to be exceptional in any college and career.

Our dance facility is exceptional to the state of Illinois. Natural light, floating floors for healthy bones and joints, tall mirrors, 13' ceilings and each classroom is over 2,000 sq ft! These are the largest in our community providing safe space during virus concerns.

Check out the reviews and testimonials over the past thirty-five years and counting—they’re entertaining. And here's a video of some of our kids in action.

For your convenience you can enroll online and pay by credit card for your dance classes. Of course you can visit us and pay by check or cash to our locked curbside postal mailbox.

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Tony and Emmy Award winning singer/dancer/actor Ben Vereen says: “We in the arts look for studios where we can be surrounded by the love and support that Christine Rich has put inside this magnificent building. The students get the best from the best, she is a genuis master teacher choreographer and leaves no stone unturned when it comes to her young budding stars. The one thing that a parent can rest assured in is that their child will be in the best environment to learn to express that gift from within.” ~ Ben Vereen .

Located only two blocks from Champaign-Urbana, the Christine Rich Studio Dance Academy in Savoy, IL is situated next to Regent Ballroom and behind Montessori School. The Christine Rich Studio Dance Academy serves Savoy, Champaign, Urbana and the surrounding communities: Mahomet, Tolono, Philo, Pesotum, Sadorus, Bement, Bondville, Tuscola, Monticello, Gibson City, Rantoul, Danville, Bloomington-Normal, Decatur, Springfield, St. Joseph, Mattoon, Effingham, Peoria, East Peoria and all of Central Illinois and western Indiana.


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