TOP Flight 2019

July 30 – August 3 TOP Flight is an annual, multi-day workshop that trains technicians, operators and performers on installing flying systems, operating flying equipment, and conducting flying choreography. In the past, participants from around the world — riggers, administrators, actors, dancers, aerialists, technical directors, and other entertainment professionals — that attend TOP Flight receive the knowledge and practicality of operating a flying system. ETCP Renewal Credits are available throughout TOP Flight. Riggers, administrators, actors, dancers, aerialists, technical directors, and other entertainment professionals » learn how to elevate your story at TOP …

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DirectorsLabChicago Announces 2019 Lab

The DirectorsLabChicago (DLC) Steering Committee and Artistic Director Wm. Bullion are pleased to announce their 2019 DirectorsLab to be held Sunday–Saturday, August 18–24, 2019, at Victory Gardens Theater as well as in other prominent Chicago theater venues throughout the week-long collaborative symposium for stage directors. The theme for this year’s Lab is “In the Room.” Applications are available now at www.directorslabchicago.com and the application deadline is April 30, 2019. More information about this year’s theme, including details about eligibility and the application process, are available at directorslabchicago.com/lab. Applications will be accepted through …

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Arts + Culture Leaders of Color Fellowship

Americans for the Arts, in partnership with The Joyce Foundation and American Express, is launching a new initiative to support equity in arts leadership in the Great Lakes region! The Arts + Culture Leaders of Color Fellowship (ACLC Fellowship) is a two-year pilot to invest in a cohort of emerging and mid-career arts professionals of color in the Great Lakes region. The 2019 – 2020 cohort will only be selected from applicants living in Chicago, Cleveland, and Indianapolis. We invite you to learn more about the eligibility criteria and join in our …

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Green Design with Tony Award-winning Set Designer Donyale Werle

Sunday, April 7, 10AM-11AM – Lecture on Sustainability and Design Monday, April 8, 5:30-8:30PM – Theatre Community Green Design Lecture and Discussion The Theatre School at DePaul University, 2350 N. Racine Join Tony Award-winning set designer and sustainable design advocate Donyale Werle for a green design lecture for the Chicago theatre community. Donyale will share some of her ideas, philosophies and inspiration for more sustainable design like her set for Brokeology at Lincoln Center, which was built and decorated from products purchased at Habit for Humanity’s ReStores. Following the lecture there will …

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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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