Baltimore Dance Crews Project (BDCP) believes that dance allows students to elevate expectations of themselves to become successful young community members that can achieve greatness. As co-founder of BDCP, Cynthia Chavez hopes to not only help students recognize their full potential, but also foster positive relationships to strengthen communities through Hip-Hop dance
Artist Statement: “Don’t do it with us. We want to see if we can do this on our own.”
The sense of accomplishment when students ask me to step aside to show what they have learned reinforces the importance of arts integration. Through dance, students gain leadership and positive relationships.