Applications now available for Water People Theater’s FIT Monologues

A new stage for actors to stand on and re-engage with audiences during this digital hiatus provided by Water People Theater. We want to create new opportunities for Latin talent to be showcased and for them to be able to entertain, move, and transform audiences through the powerful force of theater. It is also a new stage for the public to reconnect; providing audiences the opportunity to be another member of the judging panel at the festival. Applications are now available for the 1st edition of FIT Monologues. The event will take …

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#ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence

#ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence (www.enoughplays.com) is new year-long initiative launched by Chicago director Michael Cotey for middle and high school students to use playwriting to spark conversations about gun violence in their community. Students in 6-12 write and submit short 10-minute plays about gun violence now until April 20, 2020. Those plays will be read by a team of theatre artists and a selection of plays will be chosen and read in locations across the country in an evening of simultaneous readings on December 14, 2020 – the 8th anniversary …

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Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade Request for Proposals: “Year of Chicago Theatre” Opening Spectacle

Description: Arts in the Dark is a magical evening parade that celebrates Halloween as the “artist’s holiday”. The event draws together important institutions like the Chicago History Museum, celebrated Chicago organizations like Lookingglass Theatre Company, important programs like After School Matters and aspiring artists in every field. Now in its fifth year, this extraordinary parade has delighted hundreds of thousands of locals and visitors with unique floats, spectacle puppets and creative performances that are exceptionally dramatic, all set against the backdrop of historic State Street. The vision for Arts in the Dark …

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Applications open for 8th Annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival

Stage 773 Executive Producer Jill Valentine and Co-Producer Liz McArthur are thrilled to announce that they will be accepting applications from May 15 to July 1 for the 8th Annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, taking place August 22 through August 25 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. The Chicago Women’s Funny Festival features all comedic art forms including stand up, sketch, solo, vaudeville, improvisation, burlesque, musical and more. The event packs over 80 shows, featuring over 400 performers from over 160 groups into four funny-filled days. Applications are welcome to all female-identifying …

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Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance is Seeking Performance Proposals

Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance is launching a new Wednesday evening series this summer featuring music, dance, theater and more and we invite you to submit a proposal! We are looking for performances from 6-7pm on Wednesdays July 24, August 28, September 25, and October 23. Stipends will be provided.

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Space Availability at Corn Productions

PRODUCTION AVAILABILITY AT CORN PRODUCTIONS Corn Productions, or the Cornservatory, is located at 4210 N. Lincoln and has availability for a full renter for three weeks in July (June 30 – July 20). Renter will also receive ONE WEEK FREE OF REHEARSAL. Corn is easily accessible by the Brown Line and there is ample parking in the neighborhood. Our main-stage space seats up to 45 persons. Our space is also ADA accessible with brand new air conditioning and seats. For a tour or more information, please contact Lindsay Bartlett, the Rentals Manager, …

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Year of Chicago Theatre Opportunities

The City of Chicago and the League of Chicago Theatres have designated 2019 as the Year of Chicago Theatre. This citywide, year-long focus on theatre is the first of its kind in the U.S. The initiative includes performances and special events for the public at hundreds of cultural venues, theaters, parks and neighborhood locations throughout the city. The City of Chicago and its partners will also launch a marketing campaign; provide additional financial grants to theatre projects; encourage dialog around inclusion and equity; and call on civic, philanthropic, arts and business leaders …

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