Englewood Summer Dance Camp Showcase

Facebook Live

Join us for Forward Momentum Chicago's live stream of our Summer Dance Camp Showcase featuring our Englewood students. Our campers have been working very hard the last five weeks on dances from a variety of genres including Hip Hop, Ballet, African, and Latin! You don't want to miss these exciting dances from our talented students....


Black Dance Legacy Project – Navy Pier Performance

Navy Pier 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL

The Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project performs at Navy Pier featuring the eight BDLP Companies. Forward Momentum Chicago's After School Matters student will perform in this exciting showcase!   RSVP and learn more here: https://www.chicagoblackdancelegacy.org/events


FMC’s 8th Birthday

We are celebrating 8 years on October 3! We can't thank everyone enough for helping us bring dance education programs to over 6,000 students annually throughout the years. Join along on our week long celebration as we share special birthday videos and pictures to highlight those who help bring our mission to life. In honor...

Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade

State Street Chicago, IL

The Arts in the Dark community Halloween parade returns to State Street and Forward Momentum Chicago is excited to participate again! The parade is family-friendly event that is free and open to the public. It is a dazzling event that delights the audience with unique floats, spectacle puppets and creative performances – all set against...


Our Community. Our Art.

Hamilton Park Cultural Center 513 West 72nd Street, Chicag,, IL

Forward Momentum Chicago will be participating in the Banks Performance Project annual community outreach event, Our Community. Our Art. The performance will be on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 7:00pm at Hamilton Park Cultural Center. It will be free and open to the public and will feature both youth groups and professional performers. Our Community....


Giving Tuesday

Forward Momentum Chicago will be participating in Giving Tuesday this year! Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, this year on November 30. Join us for the global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.  This year, we hope you can celebrate with us by giving...

Black History Month Performances

Black History Month Performances We have several opportunities to see our students in action this month! Our in-school students have been learning about the History of Blacks in Dance through movement, music, and stories! Come support FMC and our students perform what they've been working on. Contact Bradlee if you wish to attend a performance below....

Saturday Class Live Stream

Facebook Live

Our Saturday Dance Class goes LIVE on February 26! Head to our Facebook page for a behind the scenes look at our weekly Saturday Dance Class. See what they are working on and learning during Black History Month.

Flavors 2022 Youth Festival

March 19 | Flavors 2022 Youth Festival Joel Hall Youth Company presents "Flavors 2022 Youth Festival" featuring Forward Momentum Chicago's Saturday Class students. Come out and support the dance community on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30PM at The Vittum Theater (1012 N Noble St, Chicago, IL) Click here for tickets ($15 Online | $20 Door).

Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project Concert

Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project Concert Forward Momentum Chicago is one of eight companies performing in the Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project concert on March 12! More details about the concert coming soon. Learn More about the project here.

Martinis that Matter

Join us at Marty's Martini bar to fundraise for our dance education programs! Martinis That Matter is a community giving back program to give back to community groups, charities and organizations. Profits from the sales go to the organization hosting. Have a cocktail and help FMC on May 29!

Relevé Soirée 2022

Thank you everyone for a successful 7th Annual Releve Soiree! Forward Momentum Chicago raised over $100,000!! Stay tuned for more updates!