Executive + Artistic Leadership in the Performing Arts: The Interplay of Business and Art

The MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program invites you to join us for a conversation highlighting the collaboration, creativity, and strategy between the executive and artistic sides of performing arts. Victory Gardens Theater’s Erica Daniels and The Wirtz Center’s Al Heartley will discuss how performing arts organizations connect creative and artistic vision with business strategy. The conversation will be moderated by MSLCE faculty member and President and Artistic Director of The People’s Music School, Jennifer Kim-Matsuzawa. Thursday, January 16th, 5:30pm-6:45pm. Reception to Follow. Wirtz Black Box Theatre 101, 1949 Campus Drive, …

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Charcoalblue Monday is Back!

Monday, January 27, 2020 | 5:30pm | The Hoxton Hotel Lobby Bar Happy New Year! Please join us for the first Charcoalblue Monday of 2020! We’ll be meeting up in a new (and cozier) location for the winter: the lobby of the new Hoxton Hotel in the West Loop (200 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. We’ll hold a couple of tables in the lobby bar (near the fireplace, we hope!) …

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Jackalope Playwrights Lab

This eight-week writing intensive is designed for artists interested in developing new, full-length plays through a workshop development process, and meets on Saturdays 10:00am-2:00pm at The Frontier. COST: $225 UPCOMING SESSIONS: WINTER 2020 SESSION runs January 11th through February 29th. DEADLINE: Applications are due by 11:59 pm on January 6th, 2020. 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, Sideshow …

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Stage Marriagement: A Panel of Stage Managers and the People Who Love Them

When: Mon, Jan. 13, 2020, 7p-8:30p, cash bar open before & after Where: Theatre Wit, Theatre 3, 1229 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657 Cost: FREE for SMA members, $10 for non-members The Stage Managers’ Association of the United States (SMA), in partnership with the League of Chicago Theatres, presents Stage Marriagement: A Panel of Stage Managers and the People Who Love Them on Monday, January 13th at 7pm in Chicago, Illinois. This panel of Stage Managers in long-term committed relationships will examine the challenges and benefits of being in a relationship …

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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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