Dance Center Chicago is proud to be one of Chicago’s premiere ballroom studios. We offer group classes and private lessons designed to help couples and their loved ones prepare for the big day. Whether you are looking for a traditional first dance or a customized routine, we are ready to help. In addition to our dance lessons, we also offer flexible event space which can be rented hourly.
See your name in lights! Originally opened in 1913 as Chicago’s first one screen theater, formerly known as The Alvin Theatre. The Shapiro Ballroom has been restored to showcase the charm and elegance of its 20-foot ceilings, vintage marquee sign, and open layout. With our open vendor and BYOB policy we are known for creating a personalized day fit for your budget. Seated capacity is 175.