CNADM 100th Anniversary Celebration

Since August 15, 1912, the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM) has been a leading professional organization for dance teachers. With a founding mission “to perfect and build an organization of Dancing Teachers in the city of Chicago,” CNADM celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2012.

One hundred years ago, 10 members were present at the first CNADM meeting, held at Frank L. Oleson’s Dancing Academy. Today, the nationally recognized organization boasts more than 350 members [LINK TO MEMBERSHIP PAGE] throughout North America and hosts more than 700 dancers and dance teachers at its annual summer workshops [LINK TO SUMMER WORKSHOP PAGE]. CNADM is proud of its history, [LINK TO HISTORY PAGE] and its members will recognize its 100th anniversary with a number of special events throughout 2012.

Annual Banquet Celebration
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Drury Lane Theatre, Oak Brook, Ill.

CNADM’s 100th Anniversary Banquet Celebration will be held the evening of Thursday, July 19, 2012, at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oak Brook, IL. This special evening will include the unveiling of our Chicago Dance video, historical reminiscences, entertainment by members of the Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago Company (who will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary with us) and other surprises.

Special Summer Workshop Activities

During our annual summer workshops, [LINK TO SUMMER WORKSHOPS PAGE] which will be held July 16 through 23 in Oak Brook, Ill., CNADM will commemorate our 100th anniversary through a variety of activities including:

  • “Dance Costumes through the Ages” Fashion Show
  • Command Performances by six Chicago dance companies
  • Special visits from CNADM All-Star Faculty Favorites
  • Fun giveaways
  • Silent auction items
  • Much more

This year, celebrate 100 years of excellence in dance instruction and make plans to attend the CNADM summer workshops. See all the details [LINK TO SUMMER WORKSHOPS PAGE] and register [LINK TO SUMMER WORKSHOPS REGISTRATION PAGE] today.

Commemorative Anniversary Jewelry

Why not start celebrating by purchasing a piece of commemorative anniversary jewelry? Click Here [LINK TO PDF LOCATED HERE:] for details and an order form.