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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Registration is now open for TOP Flight 2020 with Vertigo™ Flying Effects & Theatrical Rigging!

TOP Flight is an annual multi-day workshop which trains technicians, operators, and performers to install flying systems, operate flying equipment, and conduct flight choreography.
In the past, participants from around the world – riggers, administrators, educators, actors, dancers, aerialists, technical directors, and other entertainment professionals – who attend
TOP Flight receive the knowledge and practicality of flying system operation.
ETCP Renewal Credits are available throughout TOP Flight.
Early Bird pricing runs through February 2, 2020.

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Free Monthly Event for Teaching Artists with Compass Creative Dramatics

Compass Creative Dramatics has started a free monthly event for Teaching Artists called Game Jam as an ideas exchange for the teaching artist community (and—let’s be honest—an excuse to play!). Each month, one awesome teaching artist will share their creative favorites with you at the Compass Creative Dramatics space right off the Irving Park Brown Line. Each Game Jam is pay-what-you-can, and 100% of the donations received will go to the teaching artist leading that month’s Jam. We hope that these monthly events will be a great resource to Chicago teaching artists—a …

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Auditorium Theatre’s 130th Birthday Celebration

Open House – Monday, December 9, 2019, 4-7PM – The National Historic Landmark theatre, which officially opened on December 9, 1889, has been a Chicago institution for 130 years. You’re invited to celebrate this milestone anniversary at a FREE Open House! Take a historic theatre tour, pose for a picture at a photo booth with an Auditorium Theatre-themed backdrop; sketch and take photos of the theatre; bring the kids for free popcorn and coloring; grab a drink at the bar; and enter a raffle for a chance to win free tickets to …

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Space Availability at Stage 773

Stage 773 has four discounted available weeks in their Thrust Theater from January 20th-Feb.16th, 2020.The Theater holds 148 seats and includes full box office, lighting and sound package, and marketing assistance. We also have a full bar, and valet parking on the weekends. You can have up to 5 shows per week and 24/7 access to your space until you open. Reach out to Lizzy@stage773.com for more information.

Open Enrollment Is Here – November 1 – December 15, 2019

Heartland Health Centers APPLY FOR OR RENEW YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE –low cost private insurance  Sign up or renew your plan between November 1– December 15  Financial assistance is still available to lower the cost of your insurance  Speak to one of our counselors about your options, free of charge! MEDICAID –free or low cost medical card  All Kids, Moms & Babies, Adult Medicaid Children & pregnant women may apply, regardless of immigration status DON’T QUALIFY FOR HEALTH INSURANCE? Low cost medical services for all ages are available …

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Global Arts Management Fellowship

Full scholarship training for arts and cultural executives Accepting applications through November 15, 2019 APPLY AT: http://devosinstitute.umd.edu/fellowship The DeVos Institute’s Global Arts Management Fellowship provides full scholarship training and support for arts executives from across the United States and around the world over a three-year, cohort-based engagement. Fellows attend a four-week residency in Washington, D.C. for three consecutive years. The Fellowship includes intensive, practical training in artistic & strategic planning, marketing, fundraising, board development, and finance; access to leaders of cultural institutions around the world; and collaborative group work. Designed for individuals …

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