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GROUND          RHYTHM          DANCE            PROJECT

Our Work

    Quality Performances for Creative Audiences


Founded in 2016, by Artistic Director Destine Young, Ground Rhythm Dance Project also known as Ground Rhythm produces work heavily grounded in the values & cultures of the urban dance community. Our movement vocabulary influenced by African Diasporic forms largely embraces the cultural and physical aesthetics of Hip-hop Dance, Martial Arts, and Contemporary Dance.


                             We are an interactive professional dance company comprised of artist/educators who introduce dance

                                               performance in innovative ways to engage students, audiences and communities.

What's Cracking underground IN 2022?

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un-even grounds: this work explores the notion of observing and accepting self as an imperfect being. Finding moments of satisfying truths and sharing stories of trauma, restoration, and resilience. 

Collaboration: April Butcher & Destine Young | In Progress


The ground rhythm method

Join us for Open Sessions (Postponed until further notice) 


Updated Class Schedule coming soon! MVMT Dance Studio - TBA 2022

Our artistic methodology and practices render a unique approach to generating movement. The Ground Rhythm Method introduces a movement hybrid that is influenced by martial arts, urban and contemporary dance vocabulary, while highlighting the use of rhythmic variation, somatic breath techniques, partnering. improvisation, and decision-making. This universal approach to movement establishes and develops one's ability to understand, engage and connect with the art of dance.

Class - $7 student | $10 gen/pro

GROUND RHYTHM is one of Chicago's newest Dance Collectives. Check out our events and be a part of our growing community!

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