We believe in using our talents to give back to the community.  Learn more about what organizations we support and how to get involved here!

dance company

Interested in learning more about Bataille's Dance Company?  Read More about how to get involved here!



Click here to view our dancers in action at performances and community events.


At Bataille Academie of the Danse, all of our instructors are both professionally trained dancers and genuine teachers. There is a sense of family at Bataille that is rooted in the approaches our instructors take to ensure the discipline, encouragement and care of each student.

Click on the links below to read more about each instructor's training, accomplishments and passions. 


Artistic Director and Instructor


Dee Dee Johnson 



Diane Bennett 

Jennifer Cook 

Kelly McMahon Crain 

Nicole Grant 

Mitchell Haley

Meghan Karins  

Colleen Maire  

Stephanie Nowak

Jill Readel 

Lauren Walter 

Julie Walter


Contact Us

Bataille Danse

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Phone: 847-381-1459


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