Simon Schuh

Chicago, Illinois

BFA Class of 2021

Where did you train?

I trained extensively in classical ballet and modern Graham technique at the Chicago Academy for the Arts; simultaneously, I trained under the direction of Brian Rabenda at B-Discovered Dance Company.

What inspires you?

What inspires me most is seeing artists’ passion for their work. Any type of art, whether it is the fine arts or performing arts, and seeing people devote themselves wholly to their craft inspires me to cherish dance at its fullest capacity.

Describe yourself in three words.

Charismatic. Curious. Bubbly.

Tell us a fun fact about you.

I can drink about 5 large iced caramel cold brew coffees from Dunkin Donuts in one sitting.

What does it mean to be a part of USC Kaufman?

To be a part of USC Kaufman means to have the opportunity to become the best multi-faceted artist I can be under the direction of the most unique and inspiring faculty from around the globe. To be a part of Kaufman means to break the mold of the dance world.