Applications for the ADA 25 2020 Leadership Institute are NOW OPEN!

Applications for the 2020 Leadership Institute are NOW OPEN! APPLICATION LINK Early bird deadline: September 9, 2019* *Applications received by this date are guaranteed an interview Final deadline: October 9, 2019 Who Should Apply? Advancing Leadership Fellows are energetic, aspiring leaders with disabilities who are passionate about making change in their communities. Will you join us in 2020? CRITERIA You may apply for the Leadership Institute if you: Are seeking to make change in your community Identify as a person with a disability (visible, invisible, or acquired) Live in the seven-county Chicago …

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Survey for South Side Artists

Dear South Side Chicago Artists,

A coalition of people, programs, and organizations in Hyde Park are seeking to launch a series of events to support working artists of all kinds living and/or working on the South Side of Chicago. Our goal with this new series is to offer professional development opportunities that will assist artists in building, maintaining, and managing their careers.

We need your help in identifying the crucial needs of local artists, and to ensure that we are reaching a wide range of artists represented across disciplines. We’re asking you to help us focus our efforts by filling out this survey by Fri, Jul 19.

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Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade Request for Proposals: “Year of Chicago Theatre” Opening Spectacle

Description: Arts in the Dark is a magical evening parade that celebrates Halloween as the “artist’s holiday”. The event draws together important institutions like the Chicago History Museum, celebrated Chicago organizations like Lookingglass Theatre Company, important programs like After School Matters and aspiring artists in every field. Now in its fifth year, this extraordinary parade has delighted hundreds of thousands of locals and visitors with unique floats, spectacle puppets and creative performances that are exceptionally dramatic, all set against the backdrop of historic State Street. The vision for Arts in the Dark …

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IGNITE: Raising the consciousness in new play development

Friday, June 28, 12-3PM League of Chicago Theatres, 17 N. Wabash, Suite 520 This workshop is facilitated by Black Lives Black Words International Project, Co-Founder and Managing Curating Producer- Reginald Edmund. The workshop will explore equity, diversity and inclusion through the new play development, and our perceptions of activism in the arts industry. This workshop will be centered on igniting a conversation to challenge developmental processes, participants will collectively design an innovative approach to new play development through the lens of artistic activism using a set of new ideas and rules to …

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Teen Arts Pass seeking unique teen engagement programs for Year of Chicago Theatre

Teen Arts Pass (a program of Urban Gateways) is looking for unique teen engagement programs in celebration of 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre. These teen-focused programs should offer one-of-a-kind, hands-on opportunities for young people to engage with theatre across the city. Organizations working with teen populations (in and outside of theatre) are invited to apply with the goal of creating enriching events in partnership with a theatre venue or organization. These events could be workshops, backstage tours, or any other type of event that includes hands-on or interactive components, with or without …

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Space Availability at Victory Gardens Theater

DATES: Aug. 5th – Sept 15, 2019 – 6 WEEK SLOT Jan. 1 – Feb. 3, 2020 – 4 WEEK SLOT VICTORY GARDENS THEATER The Richard Christiansen Theater Seating 109, the Richard Christiansen Theater maintains intimacy while allowing comfort for both audience and performers. Be among the first to rent Chicago’s newest and most exciting performance space. Production companies will benefit from our sound and light packages, backstage area with two dressing rooms, and front of house services. Theater Features: • Fully ADA Compliant House – 109 seats, 20 are flexible • …

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