Applications now open for 2019 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theater Award

The League of Chicago Theatres is now accepting applications for the 2019 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theater Award. The recipient of the award receives $5,000, a consultation and marketing support package with advertising support. The award was created in 2007 to encourage, support and promote young theatres in Chicago that have demonstrated great ability and promise, artistic excellence and fiscal responsibility in business practices. A nominating committee comprised of Chicago theatre administrators, artists, and educators reviews all the applications and selects the finalists. The honoree is selected from this group of finalists …

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Performance Space Availability at Collaboraction

Collaboraction’s two performance spaces have rental availability in 2019. Collaboraction is located on the third floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building at 1579 North Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park. All performance spaces are wheelchair accessible. The Pentagon (capacity of up to 70) is available to rent for rehearsals and full runs in April and May of 2018 and again from October through the end of the calendar year. The intimate Salon (capacity of up to 60) space hosts is available for single evenings or short runs that can include comedy, music, …

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Industry Ticket Offers This Week

Little Stones – Saint Sebastian Player st St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (entrance on Marshfield) is offering industry nights on Friday 2/15 and Saturday 2/16 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2/17 at 2 p.m. a $7 with HS/R. for info. How I Learned to Drive – Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark Street, is offering $15 tickets to theatre industry professionals for any Thursday evening performance thru March 24. Offer available online, by phone or walk-up, must use the code INDUSTRY15 to reserve. Proof of industry (headshot, business card, etc.) required upon ticket …

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Space Rental Availability at The Gift Theatre

The Gift Theatre is available for rental from March 4-June 2. The rental includes use of lights, sound board, props and furniture. Box office services not included. $1000 a week. Please contact or call 773-283-0701.

2019 ComEd Powering the Arts Program

The application period for the 2019 ComEd Powering the Arts Program is now open and will close on March 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. CST. Recognizing that access to art in our communities is a crucial element of the quality of our lives, ComEd has partnered with the League of Chicago Theatres to administer the ComEd Powering the Arts Program. Through this program ComEd and the League of Chicago Theatres look to reach audiences throughout the ComEd service area that have otherwise been unable to access arts and cultural offerings.The ComEd Powering …

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Chicago Green Theatre Alliance Winter Meeting

Tuesday, February 26, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Underscore Theatre, 4609 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640 Join us for the Winter meeting of the Chicago Green Theatre Alliance and help make Chicago theatre greener. We’ll gather to hear a guest speaker, discuss upcoming events, new ideas and share bright spots. Actors, administrators, designers, technicians, stage managers, production managers and anyone that is interested in helping Chicago theatres adopt more environmentally-friendly practices is welcome! RSVP HERE:

Chicago Theatre Intern Networking Event

Monday, February 25, 6-8 p.m. Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn The Chicago Theatre Intern Networking Event brings together interns and apprentices in the Chicago theatre community to make new professional connections and learn from the experience of established artists and administrators who are working in the city. Attendees will learn what makes Chicago unique from other theatre communities and how can you thrive here and succeed. Meet and network with colleagues at other theatres and take part in breakout group discussions covering areas of Artistic/Casting, Development/Special Events, Education/Outreach, Literary Management/Dramaturgy, Marketing/PR, Production …

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