IGNITE: Raising the consciousness in new play development

Friday, June 28, 12-3PM League of Chicago Theatres, 17 N. Wabash, Suite 520 This workshop is facilitated by Black Lives Black Words International Project, Co-Founder and Managing Curating Producer- Reginald Edmund. The workshop will explore equity, diversity and inclusion through the new play development, and our perceptions of activism in the arts industry. This workshop will be centered on igniting a conversation to challenge developmental processes, participants will collectively design an innovative approach to new play development through the lens of artistic activism using a set of new ideas and rules to …

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Teen Arts Pass seeking unique teen engagement programs for Year of Chicago Theatre

Teen Arts Pass (a program of Urban Gateways) is looking for unique teen engagement programs in celebration of 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre. These teen-focused programs should offer one-of-a-kind, hands-on opportunities for young people to engage with theatre across the city. Organizations working with teen populations (in and outside of theatre) are invited to apply with the goal of creating enriching events in partnership with a theatre venue or organization. These events could be workshops, backstage tours, or any other type of event that includes hands-on or interactive components, with or without …

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Space Availability at Victory Gardens Theater

DATES: Aug. 5th – Sept 15, 2019 – 6 WEEK SLOT Jan. 1 – Feb. 3, 2020 – 4 WEEK SLOT VICTORY GARDENS THEATER The Richard Christiansen Theater Seating 109, the Richard Christiansen Theater maintains intimacy while allowing comfort for both audience and performers. Be among the first to rent Chicago’s newest and most exciting performance space. Production companies will benefit from our sound and light packages, backstage area with two dressing rooms, and front of house services. Theater Features: • Fully ADA Compliant House – 109 seats, 20 are flexible • …

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Charcoalblue Monday is Next Week

Monday, June 24, 2019 – 5:30pm – Green Street Meats, 112 N. Green St. To let us know if you can make it, or if you want to be in the know about future Charcoalblue Mondays, click RSVP or visit https://forms.gle/41YoHpnHRWaUe4Ed7. We’ll hold a couple of picnic tables near the bar (or outside, weather permitting!) so stop on by and have a beer on the Charcoalblue tab! Our staff are excited to kick it with the Chicago theatre community’s finest!

Space Availability at Strawdog

Space available at Strawdog Theatre for 6 weeks in February and March. Includes dressing room, secure storage space for props/costumes, staffed bar, access to lights and sound equipment, FOH management options. Please email Charlotte at charlotte@strawdog.org for questions or inquiries

Theater on the Lake: PROLOGUE

In celebration of the 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre, Night Out in the Parks and the Chicago Park District welcome you to Theater on the Lake: PROLOGUE 3 days to celebrate and shape the future of performance This free programming will take place June 26-28, 2019 at our lakefront home, located at 2401 N Lake Shore Drive, and will provide opportunities to converse and connect around the issues central to cultural work and performance in civic spaces. We’re partnering with Arts Alliance Illinois, DCASE, and Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium to focus our …

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