The Miranda Family Foundation Voces Latinx National Playwriting Competition

DEADLINE: Monday, February 1, 2021 (Timestamped) More Info and to submit: aav@repertorio.org In subject line: Voces Latinx: Name of play In body of e mail: Name Address Cell phone 4-6 line Synopsis and how this accurately reflects and amplifies the community. 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). We have journeys and histories that need to be heard and experienced on stage. The goals of The Miranda Family Foundation Voces …

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Illinois Arts Council Agency Artist Fellowship Awards Deadline Approaching

The Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) 2021 Artists Fellowship Program is open and the deadline is rapidly approaching. Applications are due to the Illinois Arts Council’s electronic SlideRoom system by November 2, 2020 at 11:59pm. The awards will be announced in the spring of 2021. A recording of the Artist Fellowship webinar is posted on the IACA website: https://arts.illinois.gov/Workshops%20%26%20Webinars Artist Fellowship Program The IACA will provide a limited number of $15,000 awards across the following discipline categories: • Literature (includes sub-categories of poetry, prose, and scriptworks) • Media Arts (category includes audio …

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Building Our Tables, Producers of Color Panels & Masterclass Series

Building Our Tables is a progressive POC led organization with a mission to build the producing capacity of artists of color through knowledge sharing to demystify the role of producer. This series is co-produced by Olivia Lilley and Riti Sachdeva and sponsored by Prop Thtr & The National New Play Network. The first panel is this Monday October 19th from 6:30pm – 8pm CST. A second panel will be Saturday October 24th, featuring Alice De Cuyna of Chicago’s Physical Theatre festival. This event centers POC, so all Chicago POC theatre artists are …

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Arts Reach New Ways Forward

Constituents of League Of Chicago Theatres are entitled to a FREE 30-day trial to Arts Reach New Ways Forward, a combination of webinars, roundtables, one-on-one consultations, special reports and a Video Resource Center designed to help arts professionals navigate uncertain times and be fully prepared for the future opportunities that await. This month, the sessions focus on monetizing on-line content, best practices for communicating with your patrons during a crisis, and planning for the new, post-pandemic world. See program details at https://artsreach.com

Congo Square Industry Training Institute: Audition for the Stage

Two Day Course Instructor: Ann Joseph Douglas Monday, October 26 and Wednesday, October 28, 6-8PM CST Cost: $100 This Acting class is dedicated to artists looking to strengthen their theatre audition techniques. The actor will learn how to deepen their audition process in order to capture the eyes of Casting Directors. – General Audition Technique/Shakespeare Monologues Register

Learning Lab: Crafting a Thoughtful Fundraising Approach During COVID-19

Arts and Business Council of Chicago September 16, 2020 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Everyone can fundraise – even you! Although our environments have been reshaped by the global COVID-19 pandemic and the important calls for social justice by the Black Lives Matter movement, arts and cultural organizations can still find success by developing thoughtful strategies with donor cultivation at top of mind. Whether it’s a full annual plan or a shorter-term initiative, the current moment has taught the nonprofit sector that we must be ready to meet future challenges. Building …

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Jackalope Virtual Playwrights Lab – Now Accepting Fall Applications

This eight-week writing intensive is designed for artists interested in developing new, full-length plays through a workshop development process, and meets virtually on Saturdays 10:00am-2:00pm. COST: $200 PLATFORM: Zoom UPCOMING SESSIONS: Fall 2020 Session runs September 19th through November 7th. DEADLINE: Applications are due by 11:59 pm on Friday, September 12th. TO APPLY: Please send an artistic statement, resume, and 10-page writing sample to playwrightslab@jackalopetheatre.org TEACHING ARTIST BIO: Calamity West is a Chicago-based, award-winning playwright. Her plays have appeared at Williamstown Theatre Festival, Roundabout, The Goodman, Jackalope Theatre, Steep Theatre, TimeLine, and …

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