Training & Scholarships


BYDE is in residence at Barrington Dance Academy, the area’s finest school of dance. Barrington Dance Academy (BDA), founded by Mary Brennan in 1984, is located at 758 W Northwest Highway, Barrington, in the Foundry Center. BDA offers a wide range of classes for students age 3 to adult, including ballet, pointe, jazz, creative movement, character, and more. BDA is well known for its excellent children’s dance program for ages 3-7, which includes fun age-appropriate themed lessons, and its ballet program for ages 7 and up. BDA has also expanded to offer a full program of jazz dance classes for age 6 and up. For more information, visit

BYDE offers scholarship opportunities for boys in dance, and financial need based scholarships. For more information or to apply for a scholarship, click HERE.