Nick Pupillo currently holds the position of Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago. Pupillo graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet, under the direction of Jacques Cesbron, Virginia Cesbron, Leslie Peck and Violette Verdy. Additional performance credits include various roles with the Ruth Page Foundation Nutcracker, Brass Theater featuring the Star of Indiana, Dance Chicago, Schaumburg Dance Ensemble, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Stars of Dance Chicago, and Dance for Life. He has worked personally with many esteemed choreographers, including Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Ron DeJesus, Randy Duncan, Mark Godden, and Jon Lehrer. Pupillo has received various awards for his choreography, including "The Dance Chicago 2005 Outstanding Choreography Award" and "The Dance Chicago 2012 Outstanding Choreographer Award, Body of Work."