Collaboraction seeking submissions for The Light at Chicago Youth Theater Festival

Collaboraction is seeking submissions of short plays, devised theatre, dance, spoken word and performance from throughout the Chicagoland area for our upcoming youth festival, THE LIGHT. We are looking for young people, under the age of 21, to submit work that not only exposes the talent and power of Chicago’s young artists, but also uses the festival as a platform for art as activism. Pieces must be 5 minutes (minimum) to 7 minutes (maximum) in length. All work must be original. Selected pieces receive full production and design support and stipends for …

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URTA hosts Women+ Theatre Forum in Chicago

URTA will host the Women+ Theatre Forum, bringing together women+ theatre artists for discussion and advice. The event will galvanize the community by offering support and encouragement in a safe environment, surrounded by peers and veteran artists. URTA’s President, Holly Poe Durbin with UC, Irvine colleague Jane Page, will host the Forum on January 26th from 8pm-9pm at the Palmer House in Chicago, during the URTA Auditions & Interviews (“The URTAs”). While URTA regularly offers continuing education programs for candidates at the URTA Audition & Interviews, this Forum will be inclusive and …

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Merritt Awards seeking recommendations for 2019 Awards

Dear Theatre Professional: Who are the award worthy-designers and technicians you have been collaborating with recently? Click here to make a recommendation today! http://merrittawards.com/recommendations/ We need your help to recognize the work of the most talented designers and technical collaborators in our industry! We are now accepting recommendations for the 26th Anniversary Michael Merritt Awards. The Michael Merritt Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in design and collaboration in an annual design exhibition and ceremony on May 13, 2018 at Columbia College Chicago’s newly renovated Getz Theatre Center. Award categories include: – THE …

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Space Availability at Rivendell Theatre

Intimate fifty-seat theatre comes with full lighting package and sound equipment, beautiful exposed brick lobby, dressing rooms, air conditioning and heat, WiFi, and wheelchair accessibility. Close to Red line stop at Bryn Mawr and Clark street bus with free parking available at Senn High School. Location: 5779 North Ridge Avenue in Edgewater Availability: Beginning May 6 through June 29, 2019 Rent: $1200 per week for mainstage rentals / $250 per day Contact: Info@Rivendelltheatre.org or call 773-334-7728 For more information, visit our website at Rivendelltheatre.org.