Hip Hop Heals Most DEAFinitely Dance Company is the first ever all Deaf & Hard of Hearing hip hop dance company in New York City. Founder Lauren Collins and lead hip hop choreographer Jamie J work together weekly with this vibrant young group to create in-your-face hip hop performances that showcase the unique talents and dance abilities of the Most DEAFinitelys members.
the dance company
The Hip Hop Heals Most DEAFinitely Dance Company is comprised of a group of talented and dedicated Deaf and Hard of Hearing hip hop dancers, who strive to show audiences that people of all abilities are passionate about dance and have the moves to prove it. Each member was selected through an audition process and has earned their spot in this groundbreaking crew.
The Members Are: Rafael Tejera, Shanika Hewitt, Shakenna Stephens, Jasmine Archer, and Kevin Tua.
Formed in 2010, this dance company was created as a performance group available for showcases, performances, information sessions and workshops. If you are interested in having HHHMDDC perform at your event, school or workplace then please fill out the HHHMDDC Performance form.
The Hip Hop Heals Most DEAFinitely Dance Company is the primary program of, and completely funded by, the Hip Hop Heals Foundation (hyperlink), a 501 (c)3 non-profit, charitable organization.