Webinars: Trauma Informed Arts Education for a Trauma Informed Illinois

Chicago Children’s Theatre and Lurie Children’s Center for Childhood Resilience are hosting a series of live webinars called Trauma Informed Arts Education for a Trauma Informed Illinois. TYA artists, early childhood educators and youth mental health experts will discuss, share and learn how to identify children impacted by trauma, and how to use theater and other art forms to address their emotional and learning needs while fostering resilience. This free initiative is made possible by a grant from Illinois Humanities. Theatre artists and administrators are warmly invited to attend. Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aTrg8viUQn2r9hqO__pkgg?dl=0

Building Our Tables, Producers of Color Panels & Masterclass Series

Building Our Tables is a progressive POC led organization with a mission to build the producing capacity of artists of color through knowledge sharing to demystify the role of producer. This series is co-produced by Olivia Lilley and Riti Sachdeva and sponsored by Prop Thtr & The National New Play Network. The first panel is this Monday October 19th from 6:30pm – 8pm CST. A second panel will be Saturday October 24th, featuring Alice De Cuyna of Chicago’s Physical Theatre festival. This event centers POC, so all Chicago POC theatre artists are …

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Arts Reach New Ways Forward

Constituents of League Of Chicago Theatres are entitled to a FREE 30-day trial to Arts Reach New Ways Forward, a combination of webinars, roundtables, one-on-one consultations, special reports and a Video Resource Center designed to help arts professionals navigate uncertain times and be fully prepared for the future opportunities that await. This month, the sessions focus on monetizing on-line content, best practices for communicating with your patrons during a crisis, and planning for the new, post-pandemic world. See program details at https://artsreach.com

Congo Square Industry Training Institute: Audition for the Stage

Two Day Course Instructor: Ann Joseph Douglas Monday, October 26 and Wednesday, October 28, 6-8PM CST Cost: $100 This Acting class is dedicated to artists looking to strengthen their theatre audition techniques. The actor will learn how to deepen their audition process in order to capture the eyes of Casting Directors. – General Audition Technique/Shakespeare Monologues Register

Learning Lab: Crafting a Thoughtful Fundraising Approach During COVID-19

Arts and Business Council of Chicago September 16, 2020 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Everyone can fundraise – even you! Although our environments have been reshaped by the global COVID-19 pandemic and the important calls for social justice by the Black Lives Matter movement, arts and cultural organizations can still find success by developing thoughtful strategies with donor cultivation at top of mind. Whether it’s a full annual plan or a shorter-term initiative, the current moment has taught the nonprofit sector that we must be ready to meet future challenges. Building …

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Arts Reach New Ways Forward

Constituents of League Of Chicago Theatres are entitled to a FREE 30-day trial to Arts Reach New Ways Forward, a combination of webinars, roundtables, one-on-one consultations and special reports designed to help you navigate uncertain times and be fully prepared for the future opportunties that await. This month, the webinars focus on monetizing on-line events and the roundtables discuss smart ways to bring audiences back to the venue when the time is right. See program details at https://artsreach.com

Learning Lab: Marketing Your Mission in a Post-Pandemic World

Arts and Business Council of Chicago Wednesday, July 22 from 11:30am – 1:00pm Arts and cultural programming has drastically changed due to COVID-19 – maybe for good. As organizations rethink and reinvent their services and programs to respond to emerging challenges, they will need to move from project-based marketing to holistic, brand-driven “institutional marketing.” Strong missions and brands will help organizations engage audiences, maintain loyal donors, and recruit effective board members. By transforming the challenges of the pandemic into creative opportunities, organizations can find new strategies to meet their audiences where they …

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