Teachers at the Old Town School

Lyn Cole

Early Childhood Dance & Movement, Children’s Dance, Mini Hip-Hop, Tap

Lyn Cole (Chicago, IL) started dancing in 1974 at Agnes Gleason School of Dance. She later moved to Ideal School of Dance in Evergreen Park with Jerry Ann Soule, where she studied ballet, tap, jazz, gymnastics and pointe. During college she took dance classes at University of Illinois at Chicago, a master class with Joel Hall and continued taking classes at Applause Dance Academy with Mary Marks. During this time Lyn was also choreographer, teacher and costume designer for Founders Footlites, a community showcase.

Lyn had a starring role in Reggio's "The Nut Tapper" show since its inception in 1999. She currently has a tap dance group called Rhythm of the Street. Lyn continues to expand her knowledge and take dance classes whether in a workshop or a class. She has taken class(es) from Diane "Lady Di" Walker, Van "The Man" Porter, Lane Alexander, Sam Weber, Barbara Duffy, Tony Waag, Margaret Morrison, Germaine Salsberg, Bril Barrett and Martin "Tre" Dumas.

Education: Lyn holds a B.A. in Communication from University of Illinois at Chicago.

Started at the Old Town School in June of 2001


Group Classes for the session beginning 10/29/2018

Tap 1 with Lyn Cole

Rhythm Tap from scratch! Bring your tap shoes and a smile.

$148 ($138 members)

10/31/2018 – 12/19/2018 (8 meetings)

Wednesdays · 5:30 PM – 6:40 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Tap 2 with Lyn Cole

Refine your moves in this continuing class.

$130 ($121 members)

11/01/2018 – 12/20/2018 (7 meetings)

Thursdays · 5:50 PM – 7:00 PM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave

Tap 2 with Lyn Cole

for kids with birthdays between: 11/03/2011 and 11/03/2013

$184 ($174 members)

11/03/2018 – 12/22/2018 (8 meetings)

Saturdays · 10:50 AM – 11:50 AM · 4545 N Lincoln Ave