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Naperville, IL. 60540

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Fun With Dance (Ages 4-6)


This class is taught by:

Nichole Dudek

(CO-DIRECTOR) Nichole has been dancing since she was 4. At age 12 Nichole joined Xtreme Dance Force when it started in 2002 and danced with the company until she graduated High School in 2008. Nichole has been trained in Hip-Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Tap, Modern and Contemporary. While on Xtreme Dance Force she was a part of the group that won the first victory cup for the company in 2006 and followed that with 2 more in 2007 and 2008. She has received scholarships and numerous overall top scores while participating in conventions and competitions regionally and nationally. Through Xtreme she had the opportunity to work directly with Jesse Santos, Tabitha and Napoleon D'umo, David Moore, Kevin Maher, Brian Friedman, Dave Scott, Sky Hoffman, Nick Bass, Tokyo, Bobby Newberry, Leslie Scott, Laurie Ann Gibson, D. Woods, Marty Kudelka, Chris Jacobsen and Jayson Wright. Nichole has also been instructed by Avnun Yakubov, Nikki Del Rae, Sarah Ford, Sam Renzetti, JC Renzetti, and Alvin Ramirez. Also while on Xtreme she performed in the opening dances for Ciara, Ludacris and performed in the MLS half time show with Lupe Fiasco. Nichole also performed with Xtreme at Urbanite, Taste of Chicago, Dance Chicago, and various other performance opportunities. In 2003 Nichole was casted as one of the dancers in a commercial for Value City. During her high school years from 2004-2008 she also participated in the Neuqua Valley High School Orchesis Dance Team. During her Junior and Senior years she was given the opportunity to choreograph dances for their annual show. In 2008-2009 she assisted JC Renzetti with Team hip hop and taught at the Center. In 2009 she moved to Los Angeles. From 2009 to 2011 she studied dance in Los Angeles taking classes from various instructors at Millennium and Debbie Reynolds studio. While in California she attended Santa Monica College and UEI to pursue studies in the medical field. In 2011 she moved back to Naperville and rejoined the Xtreme Staff as a Co-Director for Crew Hip Hop and an Instructor at the Center. Nichole received her Nursing Degree and Certification in 2016. Being a nurse and teaching dance are both long time dreams of hers. Working with the crew kids and teaching the Children's program classes have given her a new insight on the dance world because she has the opportunity to enlighten the young kids she teaches and spark their interest in dance.

Stephanie Arvanites

Stephanie Arvanites has been dancing since she was the age of two, studying all styles of dance. She started her training at Inspire School of Dance where she learned from Anne Forest, Kelly Hill, Sara Bibik, and Margaret Palmer, also where she started her competitive dance training. Stephanie wanted to expand her education and continue to develop additional styles and expression of dance. At the age of ten she discovered Xtreme Dance Center and competed on their company Xtreme Dance Force. Through Xtreme, Stephanie expanded her jazz and lyrical knowledge and grew immensely in hip hop. While at Xtreme, she trained with Sam Renzetti, JC Renzetti, Jacquie Renzetti, Gil Mata, Debra Nanni, Avnun Yakubov, and Ryan Browning. Stephanie received several awards while on Xtreme and was able to continue their title as a 10-time World Victory Cup Champion. For the last 10 years she has specialized in ballet, lyrical, contemporary, jazz, and hip hop. In her high school years, Stephanie attended Plainfield North High School and was a member of the Tigerette Dance Team. She is currently attending Lewis University and is majoring in Accounting. Stephanie will plan on achieving her Masters after she finishes her Bachelors degree. She is excited to share her passion and knowledge of dance with the students at Xtreme Dance Center.

Children’s program combination class where four styles of dance are taught. Hip Hop, Tap, Ballet and Jazz styles are all taught in this class. Each week you will switch off between Ballet/Jazz and Hip Hop/Tap. The first week of the term will begin with Ballet/Jazz. The Ballet and Jazz week you can wear a leotard and tights with ballet shoes. This week you will work at the barre to learn ballet and across the floor progressions to learn jazz technique. The Hip Hop and Tap week you can wear comfortable clothes and gym shoes and tap shoes. This week you will work on basic hip hop moves geared towards the class age group and tap basics taught with rhythmic combinations. See Children’s Program page for the PDF file schedule.


Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Nov 13 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Nichole Dudek
  • Thu Nov 15 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Nichole Dudek
  • Fri Nov 16 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lauren Crouse
  • Sat Nov 17 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Stephanie Arvanites
  • Tue Nov 20 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Nichole Dudek
  • Sat Nov 24 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Stephanie Arvanites
  • Tue Nov 27 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Nichole Dudek
  • Thu Nov 29 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Nichole Dudek
  • Fri Nov 30 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lauren Crouse
  • Sat Dec 01 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Stephanie Arvanites
  • Tue Dec 04 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Nichole Dudek
  • Thu Dec 06 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Nichole Dudek
  • Fri Dec 07 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lauren Crouse
  • Sat Dec 08 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Stephanie Arvanites
  • Tue Dec 11 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Nichole Dudek
  • Thu Dec 13 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Nichole Dudek
  • Fri Dec 14 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Lauren Crouse
  • Sat Dec 15 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Stephanie Arvanites