Assistant Artistic Director


Homer BryantHomer Hans Bryant is a former principal dancer with the renowned Dance Theatre of Harlem where he also served as Director of the Workshop Ensemble. His professional performing credits include Timbuktu with Eartha Kitt and The Wiz with Michael Jackson and Diana Ross. He has been a guest teacher and trainer for United States ice dance medalists and Olympic contenders Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov, Canada’s mesmerizing Cirque Du Soleil, and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Mr. Bryant has also shared his teaching gift in the role of ballet master for the Joel Hall Dancers. He is the recipient of the Chicago Cultural Alliance’s 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award and was recognized nationally for significant achievements in the field of Dance School Services in the Who’s Who in Dance Heritage Registry of Who’s Who. He is the founder and artistic director of the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center, located in Chicago’s South Loop in Historic Dearborn Station. Known as a strict disciplinarian, his slogan "The Fun is in the Discipline, The Discipline is in the Fun" has established Mr. Bryant as one of the most respected teachers in the country.