FOUNDED 1953

Gus Giordano Dance School, located in Andersonville on the north side of Chicago, was founded by Gus and Peg Giordano in 1953 and is the oldest running jazz dance school in the United States. Amy Giordano is Executive Director of The School and Gus' mission of training the total dancer with a foundation in Giordano Jazz continues today under Amy.

Gus Giordano Dance School offers classes, dance intensives, camps, master classes and more in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, Lyrical, and Ballroom. The School's programs include the College/Pro Intensive, adult classes, recreational youth classes and the GUS Company youth program.

Regarded as one of the best institutions for dance training, thousands of students have trained at Gus Giordano Dance School including Lane Alexander, Founder/Director of Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Robert Battle, Director/Choreographer of Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, Ian Eastwood, Dancer/Actor, Rhee Gold, Motivational Speaker, Gregory Hines, Dancer/Actor, Ann Margaret, Singer/Dancer/Actress, Lizzie McKenzie, Founder/Director of Extensions, Mia Michaels, So You Think You Can Dance/Choreographer, Judi Sheppard Missett, Founder Jazzercise, Inc, Jerry Orbach, Law & Order, Alisan Porter, Winner of The Voice Season 10, Kevin Quinn, Disney's Bunk'd, Patrick Swayze, Dancer/Actor, Nick Pupiillo, Founder/Director of Visceral, Joe Tremaine, Master Teacher, Denise Wall, Teacher/Choreographer, Colleen Zenk, As The World Turns, just to name a few!

Dance with us and become part of the Legacy!