Intrigue Dance And Performing Arts Center

Intrigue Dance And Performing Arts Center

5.0
15 employees
12 years in business

About this pro

Intrigue Dance and Performing Arts Center is dedicated to teaching, sharing, and encouraging a passion for the art of dance and performance. Our highly skilled teachers are committed to creating a fun and safe learning environment for adults and children alike. 

By inspiration, determination, and discipline, Intrigue Dance aspires to "intrigue" people of all levels and backgrounds to follow their love for dance.

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Chicago, IL 60616
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

All students (children and adults) receive 1 FREE trial class.  We offer promotions and discounts if the student enrolls on the same day or within a week of the trial class.  Visit http://www.intriguedance.com/spring-2016-stars-recareational-c/ for more information.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Pia Hamilton is the proud owner and director of Intrigue Dance and Performing Arts Center. Currently in New York City, Pia is performing daily in Broadway’s The Lion King. In Chicago, She danced in productions of The All Night Strut Musical, Aida, and was “Connie” in Paramount’s production of A Chorus Line. Pia also toured for two seasons with the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Other national credits include dance industrials for Reebok, Smirnoff, American Airlines, and Mark Kay Cosmetics. As a concert dancer, Pia was a member of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, and apprenticed for River North Chicago Dance Company. 

As a child, Pia trained extensively in dance, acting, and singing since the age of 3. Most Notably, Pia played the character "Min" on the popular children's television show, "Barney and Friends”. She has studied with the renowned Paula Morgan, with whom she assisted internationally in Italy, Canada, as well as in the U.S. She has been blessed to work with amazing artists and directors such as Kevin Iega Jeff, Gary Abbott, Paula Morgan, Frank Chaves, Laura Wade, and Sharon and Brandye Burriss.

Through all her endeavors, Pia is a proud member of the Actor’s Equity Association and the American Guild for Variety Artists. Along with her professional experience, Pia has been teaching, assisting, and choreographing dance since college. She has taught all levels of dance to students and adults of all ages. She resides as the Artistic Director of Framework Dance Chicago, and Intrigue Dance Performance Company, Intrigue Dance’s two in-house dance companies. She has choreographed and directed her companies to perform for Lollapalooza, for the R&B Artist ‘Siren’, and for events such as Escencia, Dance Chicago, Twist Out For Cancer, the Alzheimers Association, Make a Wish Foundation, and WGN’s Christmas Segments to name a few.

With her extensive knowledge and love for dance, Pia brings dedication, passion, and professionalism to her classes. She also has a B.S. degree in Sports Medicine from Pepperdine University. Her knowledge of the kinesiology and anatomy of the body has aided in providing her students with a healthy approach to the exercise and health benefits of dance. It has been her dream to create a nurturing, supportive, and educational atmosphere for adults and kids, and she loves sharing her passion for dance with others. She thanks her family, friends, and especially her husband for all of their love and support!


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Private Lesson Requests can be submitted at the link below.

http://www.intriguedance.com/rates-requests-1-1/


How did you get started teaching?

Please visit our Intructors page below for more information on all of our Intructors at Intrige Dance.

http://www.intriguedance.com/instructors/


What types of students have you worked with?

Intrigue Dance and Performing Arts Center is dedicated to teaching, sharing, and encouraging a passion for the art of dance and performance. Our highly skilled teachers are committed to creating a fun and safe learning environment for adults and children alike. By inspiration, determination, and discipline, Intrigue Dance aspires to "intrigue" people of all levels and backgrounds to follow their love for dance.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Our Annual Recital at Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School is always a hit with our students.  We go all out with lights, costumes, and make-up!