Chicago Green Theatre Alliance Winter Meeting

Tuesday, February 26, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Underscore Theatre, 4609 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640 Join us for the Winter meeting of the Chicago Green Theatre Alliance and help make Chicago theatre greener. We’ll gather to hear a guest speaker, discuss upcoming events, new ideas and share bright spots. Actors, administrators, designers, technicians, stage managers, production managers and anyone that is interested in helping Chicago theatres adopt more environmentally-friendly practices is welcome! RSVP HERE:

Chicago Theatre Intern Networking Event

Monday, February 25, 6-8 p.m. Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn The Chicago Theatre Intern Networking Event brings together interns and apprentices in the Chicago theatre community to make new professional connections and learn from the experience of established artists and administrators who are working in the city. Attendees will learn what makes Chicago unique from other theatre communities and how can you thrive here and succeed. Meet and network with colleagues at other theatres and take part in breakout group discussions covering areas of Artistic/Casting, Development/Special Events, Education/Outreach, Literary Management/Dramaturgy, Marketing/PR, Production …

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Advocacy Workshops with Arts Alliance Illinois

Monday, January 28, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Monday, February 18, 6 – 7:30 p.m. League of Chicago Theatres, 17 N. Wabash, Suite 520 With the Mayoral and Aldermanic Election right around the corner, advocacy must be center stage for your theatre. We explain why and answer the who, what, when, where, and how in this workshop. Whatever your role is within the theatre community, you should prepare yourself with these important arts advocacy tools. Training take-aways include: * Why advocacy is essential for artists and arts organizations * Who can engage in …

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2019 Chicago Mayoral Arts Forum

A public conversation on the role of the arts, culture, and creativity Sun Feb 10 from 6–8pm Broadway In Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse Water Tower Place 175 E Chestnut St, Chicago Hear from Chicago Mayoral candidates on issues of importance and relevance to the arts, arts education, culture, and creativity ahead of the February 26, 2019 Chicago Mayoral Election. Invitations to participate were extended regardless of affiliation; confirmed to attend are Gery Chico, Amara Enyia, Lori Lightfoot, Susana Mendoza, Toni Preckwinkle, Paul Vallas, and Willie Wilson. Any additional candidates participating in the Forum …

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Jeff Awards Present Panel on Latinx Theater

The Jeff Awards meeting on Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Greenhouse Theatre will include a panel discussion on Latinx Theatre. Latinx Theater groups have been forming across the country in the past 10 years. These groups are dedicated to education, advocacy and community amongst Latinx performers. In Chicago, one of the most visible of these groups is ALTA (The Alliance of Latinx Theater Artists of Chicago). The public is invited, and attendance is free. Please email reservation requests to Seating is limited. The program will begin at 7:30 PM at …

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URTA hosts Women+ Theatre Forum in Chicago

URTA will host the Women+ Theatre Forum, bringing together women+ theatre artists for discussion and advice. The event will galvanize the community by offering support and encouragement in a safe environment, surrounded by peers and veteran artists. URTA’s President, Holly Poe Durbin with UC, Irvine colleague Jane Page, will host the Forum on January 26th from 8pm-9pm at the Palmer House in Chicago, during the URTA Auditions & Interviews (“The URTAs”). While URTA regularly offers continuing education programs for candidates at the URTA Audition & Interviews, this Forum will be inclusive and …

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