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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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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ITA 40th Annual Statewide Non Equity Auditions — Deadline Approaching —

Attention Casting Reps AND Actors
The deadline for registration for the Illinois Theatre Association’s 40th Annual Statewide Non-Equity Professional Theatre Auditions (2/2/19 – Musical Theatre; 2/3/19 – Non-Musical Theatre) is on 1/22/19! More than 300 actors will be chosen to audition in front of a wide variety of casting reps from throughout the state and beyond.

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