Alliance AMP (Arts Move Policy) Series: Arts + Immigration

Arts Alliance Illinois  Thu Feb 28 from 5–8pm National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 West 19th Street Chicago, Illinois 60608 Click here for more information and to register With immigration dominating headlines, artists are stepping up and educating the public about the implications of local, state, and national policies. How can creative communities influence immigration policy in Illinois, and what steps can they take to protect and promote cultural exchange and expression? Featured speakers include artists Joseph Josué Mora and Aram Han Sifuentes, with additional presenters to be announced. General admission is …

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National Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference in Chicago, July 30 & 31, 2019

National Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference in Chicago, July 30 & 31, 2019 Constituents of LoCT are entitled to a $180 registration discount, and 3-for-1 to the National Arts Marketing, Development and Ticketing Conference: July 30 & 31, 2019 presented by Arts Reach at Navy Pier, Chicago The overall theme for the conference is “Next Generation Strategies for Revenue Growth” SUPER EARLY BIRD DEADLINE – GET 3 FOR THE PRICE OF 1 by March 16. In addition to receiving the lowest price, when one person from your organization registers by March 16 …

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Williams Street Repertory Accepting Submissions for 2019-20 Reading Series

Williams Street Repertory, McHenry County’s only professional theatre company, is excited to announce it is now accepting submissions for its 2019 – 2020 Reading Series (formerly LAB Series) at Raue Center For The Arts. WSRep has chosen to rebrand the program following the recent changes in guidelines for new play developmental workshops set down by the Actors’ Equity Association. Actor, director and WSRep Ensemble Member, Michele Vazquez, will be at the helm of WSRep’s newly rebranded series as the program manager. Vazquez, who directed the world premiere of Deborah Yarchun’s “Bomber’s Moon” …

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Year of Chicago Theatre Performance in Millennium Park Opportunities

Application deadline is Monday, March 25 at 5pm CST As part of the 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre, this special designation DCASE is seeking proposals from Chicago’s diverse theatre and performance community – including street theatre, stage combat, musical performance, improv and immersive theatre – to present original works at Millennium Park. Companies will have the opportunity to develop site- -specific theatre performances that engage the unique architecture, design, public art and Cloud Gate Plaza as the ultimate stage. Between July–October 2019, DCASE will commission up to 12 theatre companies to complete …

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First Read Chicago 2019: Call for Submissions

First Read, a new play development workshop and readings series, seeks first drafts of plays by trans and non-binary theater artists. Produced by ensemble theater company The Syndicate, First Read launched in NYC in 2018 with readings of three new plays by trans artists. Now, The Syndicate and collaborators aim to bring the success of the first festival to Chicago in 2019. Lead producers Hal Cosentino and Ellenor Riley-Condit will host the next First Read at The Martin- 2515 W. North Avenue- the week of June 10th – June 16th, 2019. To …

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Industry Offers This Week

The Realistic Joneses – Shattered Globe Theatre and Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, have added an industry night performance for this Thursday (2/21) at 8pm. Tickets only $12 with headshot//resume. For more information visit www.theaterwit.org. Act(s) of God – Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan Ave., is offering $20 industry tickets for performances 2/27, 2/28, 3/3, 3/6, 3/7 and 3/10 at 7:30 p.m. and 3/7 at 2 p.m. Use code INDUSTRY to access $20 tickets (in all sections) for the performances listed above. Available online at http://lookingglasstheatre.org or by calling the Box Office …

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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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