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  • Studio 1 Evanston location was originally a bowling alley
  • Gus always dreamed of moving the School to Chicago
  • Trampoline lessons were offered in the 1950's
  • Jazzercise, Inc was created at Gus Giordano Dance School
  • Gus Giordano is known as Godfather of jazz dance
  • Gus mentored thousands, including Lane Alexander, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Claire Bataille, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Frank Chaves, River North Dance Chicago, Randy Duncan, Chicago Academy for The Arts, Gregory Hines, Dancer/Actor, Nick Pupillo, Visceral Dance Chicago, Patrick Swayze, Dancer/Actor, Joe Tremaine, Tremaine Convention, Sherry Zunker, River North Dance Chicago
  • Peg was known as The Phone Lady
  • Amy fulfilled Gus' dream by moving the School to Chicago in 2011
  • Chicago location was originally Walgreens headquarters
  • Amy continues the Legacy by mentoring all students just like Gus & Peg
  • Notable students who studies at the School from 1953 to present include Major Curda, Ian Eastwood, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Rhee Gold, Daryl Hannah, Ann Margaret, Judi Missett, Jerry Orbach, Kevin Quinn, Colleen Zenk & more