Welcome to Susan Barnes Dance at Willow Street Studios

Next West African Dance class is on Sat. Aug. 2nd from 3:30-5pm at the dance studio for ages 8 through adult. The cost is $20 for new students and $15 for continuing students. Featuring dance teacher Djibril Camara and the SIWADE drumming group with guest drummers, Weedie Braimah and Bolokada Conde. If interested or to sign up please email dancewillow@gmail.com

See our Schedule page for more summer classes.

Our 2014 Recital was a great Success!

Professional Photos by Dave Brown can be viewed and ordered here. 

DVDs are being edited & will be available in early August. Make sure to order yours now!

 Download 2014 Recital DVD   order form.  

Susan Barnes Dance Company Performed at Carbondale Community High School on May 10th. Enjoy the Photos Below.



Photograph courtesy of Berardino Baratta.

Photograph courtesy of Berardino Baratta.

Photograph courtesy of Din Dayemi.

Photograph courtesy of Berardino Baratta.

Photograph courtesy of Din Dayemi.

Willow Street Studios, Inc. is the home of Susan Barnes Dance. Situated in beautiful Southern Illinois, in the culturally rich and diverse community of Carbondale. Dance lessons are offered for boys and girls 3 years old and up, and for adults too!

Modern, ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, preschool and pre-ballet are taught by Susan and her expert staff. Visit our classes page for detailed information on all classes. And make sure to have a look at the current schedule below.

Willow Street Studios' spacious studios are also available to rent for occasions such as birthday parties, receptions, meetings and other gatherings.

Class Registration

Registering for classes can be done online, in-person, or via mail. New students must register in person. A non-refundable registration fee of $25 per student or $30 per family is required.

Click here for online registration.
Or Click here to download a .PDF of the schedule of classes. Or View the classes on our Schedule page

To ensure you or your child is in the correct class for his or her age and skill, Susan will review registrations and may recommend the most appropriate class.

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