Repertorio Español’s Voces Latinx National Playwriting Competition

Sponsored by The Miranda Family Foundation: DEADLINE: April 1, 2020 timestamp For more information: repertorio.nyc/opportunities This new playwriting initiative continues the ideals of our original competition, to develop and promote Latinx plays and playwrights. By doing so we are championing a distinctive American narrative that is slowly gaining traction with “mainstream” theatres across the country but still lagging woefully behind. The Latinx/Hispanic Community represents many nations and every corner of the United States. By the mid-21st Century, 1 in 3 people will identify as having raíces Latinx (Latin roots). There are journeys …

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Volunteers Available for Theatres through AHN

American Homestay Network (AHN) is affiliated with the Australian Homestay Network – the world’s most experienced international student homestay network company. Since 2008, our Group has successfully placed over 50,000 students in homestay environments. AHN incorporates decades of international experience in homestay operations management to help ensure that every homestay experience is successful. American Homestay Network is now introducing the Volunteer Immersion Program (VIP) in Chicago. Participants spend 30 days in the United States volunteering at a not-for-profit organization for approximately 15-20 hour per week while living with a host family. Participants …

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Registration is now open for TOP Flight 2020 with Vertigo™ Flying Effects & Theatrical Rigging!

TOP Flight is an annual multi-day workshop which trains technicians, operators, and performers to install flying systems, operate flying equipment, and conduct flight choreography.
In the past, participants from around the world – riggers, administrators, educators, actors, dancers, aerialists, technical directors, and other entertainment professionals – who attend
TOP Flight receive the knowledge and practicality of flying system operation.
ETCP Renewal Credits are available throughout TOP Flight.
Early Bird pricing runs through February 2, 2020.

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Free Monthly Event for Teaching Artists with Compass Creative Dramatics

Compass Creative Dramatics has started a free monthly event for Teaching Artists called Game Jam as an ideas exchange for the teaching artist community (and—let’s be honest—an excuse to play!). Each month, one awesome teaching artist will share their creative favorites with you at the Compass Creative Dramatics space right off the Irving Park Brown Line. Each Game Jam is pay-what-you-can, and 100% of the donations received will go to the teaching artist leading that month’s Jam. We hope that these monthly events will be a great resource to Chicago teaching artists—a …

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Auditorium Theatre’s 130th Birthday Celebration

Open House – Monday, December 9, 2019, 4-7PM – The National Historic Landmark theatre, which officially opened on December 9, 1889, has been a Chicago institution for 130 years. You’re invited to celebrate this milestone anniversary at a FREE Open House! Take a historic theatre tour, pose for a picture at a photo booth with an Auditorium Theatre-themed backdrop; sketch and take photos of the theatre; bring the kids for free popcorn and coloring; grab a drink at the bar; and enter a raffle for a chance to win free tickets to …

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