Creative Lab for Cultural Leaders Program

The Creative Lab for Cultural Leaders (CLCL) is a unique, highly interactive opportunity for Senior Arts Leaders and their teams to explore dynamic and innovative leadership and organizational structures. CLCL is a nine-month low-residency program that offers professional and relationship development for senior leadership teams of cultural heritage organizations. Thus, the program focuses on supporting organizations of culture keepers to deepen their capacity to be anchored in their respective communities and document, originate, circulate, innovate, service, through their own voice, all formations of visual and material art, cultural heritage, and history. The …

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Space Availability / Seasonal Producer Notice

2020/21 Primetime reservations now open at Theater Wit Theater Wit is now accepting reservation requests for Primetime slots through 8/31/2021. Please visit to inquire about availability in any one of our three spaces for the upcoming season. Residency Interested in residency? Resident companies base their entire seasons at Theater Wit and get preferential scheduling, discounted rental rates and regular building access for incidental use. Residency is for a minimum of two seasons (five shows minimum across both seasons). Contact Jeremy Wechsler at for details. For information about rates and services, …

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Chicago TYA Professionals Meet Up

October 27 @ 1:00pm, Filament Theatre Are you a performer, writer, administrator, director, or teaching artist who’s passionate about Theatre for Young Audiences? Come meet like-minded artists and administrators at a Chicago TYA Professionals Meet-Up, hosted by artists from Filament Theatre, Adventure Stage Chicago, and Kerfuffle. Join us for a special performance of Luna, currently playing at Filament Theatre, followed by drinks, snacks, and chats. Use code TYADAY for special TYA professional ticket rate of $10. Filament Theatre is located at 4041 N Milwaukee Ave. For tickets use link:

Space Rental Availability at Pride Films and Plays

Pride’s Broadway Theater (85 seats) is available June 1 to Sept 6. Four to six week rentals preferred. Great lighting package, lobby with 2 bathrooms, dressing room with backstage bathroom, free parking in neighborhood but most people lift share. Platforms and flats available. Pride’s Buena Theater (45 seats) is availiaible April 20 to September 16. Contact David Zak at for more information. PFP also has lots of day time rehearsal space in all of our spaces for as little as $7.50 per hour, for four hour rehearsals. Much more information is …

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Chicago Entertainment Community Health Fair

Do you work in the Chicago performing arts and entertainment community? Then you will not want to miss this opportunity, a free health fair that will include: • Flu shots • Blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes screenings • Rapid HIV screening and counseling • PrEP and PEP info • Dental consultations • Physical therapy consultations • And more! Did we mention that all of these amazing services are FREE? This event is in partnership with The Actors Fund, SAG-AFTRA Chicago Local, CEILC, and sponsored by the Hearst Foundations. Wednesday, October 30, 1–4 …

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Every Artist Insured: Get Enrolled, Chicago!

It’s nearly Open Enrollment on the health insurance marketplace and The Actors Fund and Howard Brown Health are here to help you find the right coverage for you! If you are uninsured, have recently lost or are about to lose your health insurance, or wonder if you can find a cheaper plan, you won’t want to miss this. This session will cover: • How to apply on the marketplace • Income eligibility for financial assistance or free coverage • How to estimate variable income for the application • How to pick a …

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Affordable Housing Workshops in Chicago

These FREE and informative workshops, designed for the entertainment community and arts workers, will help you better understand what constitutes affordable housing, how it works, and how to help you get prepared to search and apply. Artists and other freelancers in the gig economy often have episodic and fluctuating income from several sources. This seminar will explore different methods to calculate and verify annual household income to help you put your best foot forward when applying. Also discussed will be an overview of affordable housing programs, historical context for housing in Chicago, …

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