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Teachers at the Old Town School

Kathleen Myers

Early Childhood Dance

Kathleen has her undergraduate degree in musical theatre from Western Illinois University and her graduate degree in education with a specialization in early childhood from Ashford University. She has worked as an actor, teacher, choreographer, and director for companies such as Lexington Children's Theatre, Missoula Children's Theatre, the Beverly Arts Center, The Stage School, Riversong Dance Studio, TheatreWorks Florida, Emerald City Theatre, and the Mundelein Park District. Kathleen maintains a fun, high energy, and safe learning environment to help students learn dance skills as well as socialization, classroom expectations, confidence, and a love of learning.

Started at the Old Town School in April of 2019


Group Classes for the session beginning 09/02/2019

Mini Dancers: ages 3 & 4 with Kathleen Myers

for kids with birthdays between: 10/08/2014 and 09/08/2016
Welcome to your first drop-off dance class! In Mini Dancers students will learn developmentally appropriate movement skills that will prepare them for their continued dance education. Students will to coordinate their bodies with music by practicing basic dance steps, and locomotor and non-locomotor movements. Students will also play movement games that engage their active imaginations and active bodies, exploring how to express ideas through movement. And of course students of this age group will also working on basic classroom procedures and social/emotional skills such as personal space, taking turns, listening skills, and respectful behavoiur.

$312 ($292 members)

09/08/2019 – 12/22/2019 (16 meetings)

Sundays · 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Kangaroos: Family Dance with Kathleen Myers

for kids with birthdays between: 10/08/2016 and 03/08/2018
A parent and child class! Wiggle, jump, roll and play in a movement class for children and parents together. Move to music and explore space and dynamics as a part of the class group or in pairs. Take this class as many times as you wish to develop and strengthen your child’s movement vocabulary! If space allows, you and your child may join this class at any time during the session.

$156 ($146 members)

09/08/2019 – 10/27/2019 (8 meetings)

Sundays · 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Tap & Ballet 1B: ages 7 to 12 with Kathleen Myers

for kids with birthdays between: 10/08/2006 and 09/08/2012
A combo class for students interested in both Tap and Ballet, this course will cover basic ballet steps for half the class while introducing students to more complex ballet movements. The second half of the class will hone basic Tap skills and introduce more complex rhythmic principles. A fun way for a young dancer to dip their toes into multiple styles.

$368 ($348 members)

09/08/2019 – 12/22/2019 (16 meetings)

Sundays · 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Mini Dancers: ages 3 & 4 with Kathleen Myers

for kids with birthdays between: 10/08/2014 and 09/08/2016

$312 ($292 members)

09/08/2019 – 12/22/2019 (16 meetings)

Sundays · 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Tap & Ballet 1A: ages 5 to 6 with Kathleen Myers

for kids with birthdays between: 10/08/2012 and 09/08/2014
This combination class introduces boys and girls to ballet and tap. Dancers will spend half of the class learning basic movements and rhythms and the other half learning basic ballet positions, steps and floorwork. Tap, ballet, and a whole lot of fun!

$368 ($348 members)

09/08/2019 – 12/22/2019 (16 meetings)

Sundays · 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave