forward scholarship

Each year forward donates all proceeds from our spring show to our forward scholarship. This scholarship goes towards local Chicago students dance education.


Our goal is to help students gain high quality dance education no matter their socio-economic background. 

2019/20 scholarship recipients 

Jadyn Vrbanic

Jadyn is currently in her 5th year with Visceral Studio Company.

VSC, directed by Nick Pupillo, is committed to encouraging aspiring young dancers to reach their fullest potential by fostering growth in a challenging and positive environment. The company provides support for the continued development of dance without the limitation of a specific style and focuses on strong technique as a means of promoting the exploration of new movement. Its dancers appear in numerous dance festivals and competitions, giving them ample opportunity to gain valuable performance experience. 

Micaela Reed

Micaela is currently in her 1st year with Visceral Youth Ensemble. 

VDC Youth Ensemble is designed for the serious dancer ages 7-14 years old looking to train, perform and reach their fullest potential in a challenging and positive learning environment.

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