Global Arts Management Fellowship

Full scholarship training for arts and cultural executives Accepting applications through November 15, 2019 APPLY AT: http://devosinstitute.umd.edu/fellowship The DeVos Institute’s Global Arts Management Fellowship provides full scholarship training and support for arts executives from across the United States and around the world over a three-year, cohort-based engagement. Fellows attend a four-week residency in Washington, D.C. for three consecutive years. The Fellowship includes intensive, practical training in artistic & strategic planning, marketing, fundraising, board development, and finance; access to leaders of cultural institutions around the world; and collaborative group work. Designed for individuals …

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Just How Green Are You?

Monday, December 9 The Merritt Awards Ideas Exchange presents: Just How Green Are You? Join your colleagues – both front-of-house and backstage – to discover and discuss the steps we can all take to reduce our carbon footprint. Panelists will relate strategies for improving sustainability in our everyday operations as well as our production practices. Attendees will be invited to suggest and discuss additional strategies they currently employ. Panelists • Nan Zabriskie, Chair, Chicago Green Theatre Alliance • Beth Holaday, Verde: Energy Efficiency Experts • Joshua Grossman, Partner, Schuler Shook Theatre Planners …

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Creative Lab for Cultural Leaders Program

The Creative Lab for Cultural Leaders (CLCL) is a unique, highly interactive opportunity for Senior Arts Leaders and their teams to explore dynamic and innovative leadership and organizational structures. CLCL is a nine-month low-residency program that offers professional and relationship development for senior leadership teams of cultural heritage organizations. Thus, the program focuses on supporting organizations of culture keepers to deepen their capacity to be anchored in their respective communities and document, originate, circulate, innovate, service, through their own voice, all formations of visual and material art, cultural heritage, and history. The …

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LEAD Conference 2019 Debrief

Chicago Cultural Access Consortium Thursday, September 19th, 2019 3:30PM-5:30PM Chicago Community Trust 225 N. Michigan Avenue Registration is required, suggested donation of $5 Come engage in a debrief of the 2019 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD) Conference in Denver with real, live attendees and presenters who were there! A casual workshop where Chicago-area LEAD attendees will be stationed around the space in several breakout rooms and you can learn from each presenter at your discretion! Expect less lecture, more discussion in an informal gathering for anyone that couldn’t go to …

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Elevate your story with TOP Flight

The deadline is approaching to register for TOP Flight with Vertigo Flying Effects. 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. By completing TOP Flight, ETCP Certified Individuals earn up to 30 ETCP renewal credits. This year’s TOP Flight will be …

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Jackalope Playwrights Lab Summer Session

The Jackalope Playwrights Lab is an eight-week master-class in playwriting facilitated by Jackalope Company Member Calamity West. Calamity is a Chicago-based, award-winning playwright. Her plays have appeared at The Roundabout, The Goodman, Jackalope Theatre Company, Sideshow Theatre Company, Steep Theatre Company, and TimeLine Theatre Company. Her newest play, CHRISTMAS AT HOME, is currently in development at Sideshow. Additional plays by Calamity include: GREETINGS FROM MOSCOW! A LOVE STORY (2018); IN THE CANYON (2018); HINTER (2018); ENGINES AND INSTRUMENTS OF FLIGHT (2016); GIVE IT ALL BACK (2016); ROLLING (2016); IBSEN IS DEAD (2014); …

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Applications for the ADA 25 2020 Leadership Institute are NOW OPEN!

Applications for the 2020 Leadership Institute are NOW OPEN! APPLICATION LINK Early bird deadline: September 9, 2019* *Applications received by this date are guaranteed an interview Final deadline: October 9, 2019 Who Should Apply? Advancing Leadership Fellows are energetic, aspiring leaders with disabilities who are passionate about making change in their communities. Will you join us in 2020? CRITERIA You may apply for the Leadership Institute if you: Are seeking to make change in your community Identify as a person with a disability (visible, invisible, or acquired) Live in the seven-county Chicago …

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