Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Drew Coleman studied Jazz Dance with local legendaries Joel Hall and Gus Giordano. A vibrant instructor, he has taught various forms of dance throughout the city with distinctive organizations including Kuumba Lynx, and presented his own choreographer at Steppenwolf Theatre and Art Institute of Chicago. Drew recently performed with Barak adé Soleil in duet repertoire at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and Middlebury College, VT. He was first exposed to dance through studies with choreographer Kirby Reed and furthered his training at The Dance Center of Columbia College. Drew is excited to share what he knows with all who attend this THAWALLS artist presentation.