Alats is a Hebrew word meaning: to jump for joy.   ALATS Dance aims to cultivate the dancer within, and encourage students in expressing a message of hope and redemption through movement.  ALATS began in 2010 and has enjoyed mentoring students for the past 9 years.  Students are trained for 8 weeks to present a show that delivers a message and shows great comprehension of the various dance styles. ALATS Dance 224-419-5186

Cory Ratliff, Director


Pastor Cory Ratliff - Founder and Director
Anisa Diaz - Assistant Director
Lura Myers - Bookkeeper
Shani Ratliff - Parent Coordinator
Teaching Staff
Pastor Cory Ratliff - Modern/Jazz
Anisa Diaz - Contemporary/HipHop
Vanessa Moore - HipHop


Classes are held at The Sign of the Dove Church

424 10th Street

Waukegan, IL

Dates to Remember

Dress Guidelines

  • Girls - Black Leotards/White Tights (Footless)/Gym Shoe
  • Boys - Black Shorts or Sweat Pants/White T-shirt/Gym Shoe

Students without the proper attire will need to sit out from the practice.

ALATS Dance exist to provide quality dance instruction to young people in a safe and Spirit filled environment, where they are built up and encouraged to be effective communicators through movement. 


Your monetary donation to ALATS Dance is tax deductible.

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424 10th St
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: +1 224 419-5186+1 224 419-5186



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Fall Session 2019

September 9th - November 9th

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