Creative Retreat Application Form – Chicago Theatre Retreat Cottage


The creative retreat is for ensemble members and artists to develop or continue the development process on a new work. Creative Retreat proposals should include a plan, short writing sample or archival video clip.
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    All companies selected to use the Retreat Cottage will be asked to complete the following:

    1. Thank the Bright Angel Retreat and Creative Center and the League of Chicago Theatres in your materials this season. (program book, lobby, website etc.) / 2. Provide a 1-page report describing the weekend, the work you did, and the results of the overall experience.  / 3. Submit (at least) 3 pictures from your retreat weekend. 1 picture of your full group at the cottage, 1 picture of your group at work, and 1 picture of your group at play. / PLEASE NOTE: Bright Angel Retreat is also available for rentals. Please visit or contact if you have any further questions about rentals.

    Possible dates to request in 2022:

    Spring: June 3-5; June 10-12; June 17-19; ~~~ Fall: September 9-11; September 16-18; September 23-25; September 30 - October 2; October 7-9; October 14-16; October 21-23; October 28-30