Theatre Community Invitation to Manuela Infante’s Estado Vegetal at MCA Stage

Dear Chicago Theatre Colleagues, In celebration of our final performance of the spring season, we invite you to join the MCA Stage on Friday, May 10 for a special evening of performance with Chilean theater-maker, Manuela Infante. 6:45pm | Pre-show Reception, Marisol 7:30pm | Performance of Estado Vegetal, Edlis Neeson Theater 8:45pm | Post-show Talk, Edlis Neeson Theater 9:15pm | On-stage Champagne Toast with the artists Enjoy refreshments at an exclusive pre-show reception with Associate Curator of Performance Tara Aisha Willis, the artist herself, as well as members of the League of …

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Space Availability at Theater Wit

Theater Wit has limited space availability at summer discount starting June 10th. Visit https://www.theaterwit.org/space for rental rates/info. Limited space also available for the 2019/20 regular Fall-Spring season. Contact rental@theaterwit.org for booking.

Space Availability at Strawdog

Space available at Strawdog Theatre for 12 weeks from Nov 25, 2019 – January 19th, 2020. Could be split into smaller slots as well. We have a children’s show that would take up the space some Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-3pm, but open to negotiation. Includes dressing room, staffed bar, access to lights and sound equipment, optional FOH management options. Please email Charlotte at charlotte@strawdog.org for questions or inquries

The 26th Annual Merritt Awards and Design Exposition

Monday May 13th, 2019 – 5pm-10pm Hosted by Columbia College Chicago at the newly renovated The Getz Theatre Center 72 East 11th St. Chicago, IL 60605 THEATRE DESIGN EXPOSITION 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Showcasing the works of Chicago professional theatrical designers and graduating design students from the Midwest’s best theatrical design programs and attended by many of Chicago’s artistic directors, production managers, and industry professionals. DIALOGUE WITH THE DESIGNERS 7:00pm – 8:00 pm A discussion featuring the major design and technical theatre award recipients hosted by Aaron Todd Douglas. AWARDS PRESENTATION …

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TOP Flight 2019

July 30 – August 3 TOP Flight is an annual, multi-day workshop that trains technicians, operators and performers on installing flying systems, operating flying equipment, and conducting flying choreography. In the past, participants from around the world — riggers, administrators, actors, dancers, aerialists, technical directors, and other entertainment professionals — that attend TOP Flight receive the knowledge and practicality of operating a flying system. ETCP Renewal Credits are available throughout TOP Flight. Riggers, administrators, actors, dancers, aerialists, technical directors, and other entertainment professionals » learn how to elevate your story at TOP …

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Production Availability at Corn Productions

Corn Productions, or the Cornservatory, is located at 4210 N. Lincoln and has availability for a full renter for four weeks in November (November 1 – November 30). Renter will also receive ONE WEEK FREE OF REHEARSAL. Corn is easily accessible by the Brown Line and there is ample parking in the neighborhood. Our main-stage space seats up to 45 persons. Our space is also ADA accessible with brand new air conditioning and seats. We are also a BYOB theatre! For a tour or more information, please contact Lindsay Bartlett, the Rentals …

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Call for submissions for Chicago Musical Theatre Festival – Deadline extended

The Chicago Musical Theatre Festival, now in its sixth year, is a new works festival produced by Underscore Theatre Company. We believe there’s a wealth of musical theatre creators in Chicago and around the country, but the high risks of producing new musicals means that few companies are willing to take a chance, especially with emerging authors. CMTF is designed from the ground up to keep costs low by sharing resources, to return half of all ticket proceeds to producers, and to showcase emerging authors from Chicago and beyond. Applications are currently …

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