Center for Ballroom and Dance is proud to be home to Illinois Youth Dance Theatre, founded in 1999 by Artistic Director Alyce Keaggy-Brinkmann. Illinois Youth Dance Theatre (IYDT) is a not-for-profit organization committed to classical and contemporary ballet repertoire, providing its members with the finest in professional instruction and performance opportunity. IYDT senior company members, ages 11 to 18, and junior members, ages 4 to 10, experience the joy of intense and focused dance with professional sets and costuming, while working with nationally and internationally known faculty and guest artists. IYDT promotes the opportunity for community outreach and performs two ballets each year, including an annual Nutcracker. IYDT believes in cultivating the personal best in each dancer, enriching their lives and those of their audience.
UPCOMING PRODUCTION: THE LITTLE MERMAID