Chicago Dramatists: 25% Discount On All Classes

All Chicago Dramatists classes have moved online! We’re here for you, and want to help as much as possible. In order to make our classes more accessible during this period, we’re offering a 25% discount on all of our spring courses, as well payment plans, and tech support for folks who need it. Use discount code PartnerWinter20 at checkout to get 25% off any class. Interested in taking a class? Reach out; we’re committed to serving our community as best we can in the coming months. Contact us at: https://chicagodramatists.org/contact-us/ Take good …

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Theatre Momentum’s Dramatic Improv classes start Saturday, March 14th

Immediacy, Bravery, Vulnerability Dramatic improv is not just useful for improvisors. It is incredibly helpful for scripted actors, to find intense, immediate moments, to be able to respond to directions without judgment, and to stay focused in the moment. They’ll also help your comedic improv. Get deeper, more layered characters and 3-dimensional stories that feel like a play. Step away from tradition. These are unique classes that will change your improv world. Theatre Momentum’s classes will teach you the skills to create performances that are believable, seamless, and smart. You will learn …

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Registration is now open for TOP Flight 2020 with Vertigo™ Flying Effects & Theatrical Rigging!

TOP Flight is an annual multi-day workshop which trains technicians, operators, and performers to install flying systems, operate flying equipment, and conduct flight choreography.
In the past, participants from around the world – riggers, administrators, educators, actors, dancers, aerialists, technical directors, and other entertainment professionals – who attend
TOP Flight receive the knowledge and practicality of flying system operation.
ETCP Renewal Credits are available throughout TOP Flight.
Early Bird pricing runs through February 2, 2020.

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Free Monthly Event for Teaching Artists with Compass Creative Dramatics

Compass Creative Dramatics has started a free monthly event for Teaching Artists called Game Jam as an ideas exchange for the teaching artist community (and—let’s be honest—an excuse to play!). Each month, one awesome teaching artist will share their creative favorites with you at the Compass Creative Dramatics space right off the Irving Park Brown Line. Each Game Jam is pay-what-you-can, and 100% of the donations received will go to the teaching artist leading that month’s Jam. We hope that these monthly events will be a great resource to Chicago teaching artists—a …

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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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