DwC All-Stars

 
A major initiative of Dancing with Class Outreach is the All-Stars dance scholarship and performance team. Chicago Public School students entering grades 5-8 are selected for participation based on talent, merit and need. Most DwC All-Stars have been participants in the DwC Core Program, which serves 60+ CPS elementary schools each year. As a whole, Dancing with Class has introduced social dance to more than 50,000 Chicago youth since 2006. More than 200 students have gone on to participate as Dancing with Class All-Stars since 2012.
 
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The DwC All-Stars would like to thank the following:

Partners
Chicago Park District
CPS Office of Student Health & Wellness
Playworks Chicago
Common Threads
Cook County Hospital System
DeSueno Dance
Sponsors
Brookfield Zoo
Cafe Marabella Tapas
Chicago Bears
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Cubs
Chicago White Sox
Chicago Wolves
ComedySportz
Diversey River Bowl
Green Mill Cocktail Lounge
Gudrun Nyunt
Korked Apparel
Lagunitas Brewery
Morton Arboretum
Myat Gudrun
Nicole Gifford
Project Fire Glassblowing
Rare Bird Preserves
Steppenwolf Theatre
Yolk
Individuals
Jim Johnston (producer)
Susan Grupp (director)
David Johnson (director)
Herb Roman (director)
John Russell (director)
Patricia Branigan (patron)
Aaron Brosier (patron)
Byron Calix (patron)
Barbara Hunt (patron)
Samuel Kwan (patron)
lLona Leber (patron)
Margaret Moore (patron)
Branigan Patricia (patron)
Christa Veenstra (patron)
Lauryn Babish (dancer)
Sheryl Duddie (dancer)
Teresa Glab (dancer)
Salvatore Marchetti (dancer)
Herb Moore (dancer)
Cheryl Pioli (dancer)
L.M. Pouncey (dancer)
Mary Rumowski (dancer)
Patricia Scottberg (dancer)
Beverly Solazzo (dancer)

In addition, a huge THANK YOU  to our many “audition” and “friend” level contributors. The All-Stars are very grateful for your support!

 

How You Can Help

Join our Leadership Team

 

DwC is currently looking for volunteers to join the following outreach committees:

Marketing & Communications – this committee builds awareness about the DwC All-Stars program and events.

Fundraising – this committee plans the DwC All-Stars annual fundraising campaign and other fundraising efforts throughout the year.

All committees would welcome new volunteers to support the program and help DwC All-Stars make an even greater impact on young lives. To volunteer, please send an email expressing your interest to dwcallstars@gmail.com.

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Ongoing fundraising is required to ensure the continuation of the program and help the All-Stars achieve their goals.

Add your support and help keep these students reaching for the stars!

 

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