Dance is the hidden language of the soul.

- – Martha Graham


The Ukrainian School of Ballet and Folk Dance has been in existence for over 30 years and currently has an enrollment of over 250 young dancers. Its students include children ages four to fourteen, from various Ukrainian parishes and youth organizations throughout the Chicagoland area.


The Ukrainian School of Dance accepts students between the ages of 4 – 16. Hourly classes are held for students pre-kindergarten – 6th grade on Mondays from 5:30 – 8:30 and 7th and 8th grade boys and girls Saturdays 2:30 – 4:30. Classes include instruction in:

  • Basic Ballet
  • Ukrainian Dance

Artistic Directors

Meet the Artistic Directors of the Ukrainian School of Dance:

  • Roxana Dykyj-Pylypczak
  • Marta Horodylowsky-Kozyckyj
  • Mark Miskewitch