Power the creativity today for the artists of tomorrow at NextNow, an annual scholarship fundraiser for UNCSA students.

Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 8 p.m. EDT
Held virtually, through the UNCSA Powering Creativity app
Honorary Chair Garen P. Scribner (Dance ’03, from "Broadway Sandwich" and "An American in Paris")

About the event

Featuring an exciting virtual showcase of some of the best work by UNCSA students this year, NextNow 2021 includes the world premiere of “Waiting in the Wings,” a newly commissioned contemporary dance work for film by award-winning choreographer Larry Keigwin.

Celebrated for creating acclaimed virtual works in the COVID-19 world of online dancemaking, Keigwin sets his electrifying and refreshing vision to new music by New York-based composer and sound designer Curtis Macdonald. The new work will be captured on film in multiple locations throughout Winston-Salem this spring, showcasing the athleticism and artistry of the School of Dance Contemporary Class of 2021.

NextNow guests will also enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes content, interact with fellow NextNow patrons and toast the generation of artists who will define the future of the arts — all through the UNCSA Powering Creativity app. 

NextNow Experience Package

Save your virtual seat today with a NextNow Experience Package! At $250 per Household, the package includes:

  • Access to the NextNow event within UNCSA Powering Creativity app
  • Duo of UNCSA tumblers
  • Cocktail kit for two (alcohol not included)
  • Special treat
  • Dessert plate for two from Mozelle’s (for local pick up only)

Reserve your NextNow Experience Package by April 16  

Experience Packages are now available for local pick up only from the UNCSA Advancement Office. If you would like to decline receiving the package, please contact us at 336-770-3332.


Sponsorships begin at $1,000. Download our Sponsorship Opportunities brochure for more details.

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Past Events

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors!


Thomas S. Kenan, III


Kilpatrick Townsend

Patty and Malcolm Brown


Blanco Tackabery

Womble Bond Dickinson



Jean Davis
Geoffrey and Erin Edge
Jim and Mary Allen Martin