Registration for

Summer Camp and Intensive is Open!

CMDC Spring 2020 Performance

Saturday June 6th

We need financial support to weather the COVID-19 closure.

*CMDC's studios will remain closed until Illinois lifts the Shelter In Place Order*
Live classes are being offered online at their regular time.  Click here for links to the ZOOM classes.  
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For nearly 30 years CMDC has provided a safe and welcoming environment for students to pursue serious dance training at the Historic Dearborn Station in the South Loop.  We hope you will join us for class or performance soon!

CMDC’s signature style is classical ballet with an Afro-Caribbean flair.  The studio also offers classes and performances in a variety of styles.  Programs are as diverse as the students, and include traditional Classical Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, Latin, Tap, African, Belly Dance, Hip-Hop and Hiplet™

CMDC is the official home of the Hiplet Ballerinas!

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The work of CMDC is supported in part by a grant from The Joyce Foundation, The University of Chicago’s Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts and Office of Civic Engagement’s Community Programs Accelerator and countless individual donors.

This program is also partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.