Grace, skill and beauty shine at CMDC’s 2nd annual fundraiser Because We Can

The Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center (CMDC) represents a pillar of the community. With the leadership of Homer Hans Bryant, many youth have been kept from the stresses of growing up in Chicago and exposed to a different world through the beauty of dance. Bryant created a dance style called “hiplet,” a fusion of hip-hop dance […]

Ballerina Nia Parker talks Hiplet and how dancing informs her life

Nia Parker has been a dancer since the age of 4. Her grace and skill are a reflection of focus and hard work. She is part of the Hiplet Ballerinas who had a video go viral as they demonstrated a genre-bending style. Nia is a member of the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center and is paving […]