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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Teen Arts Pass seeking unique teen engagement programs for Year of Chicago Theatre

Teen Arts Pass (a program of Urban Gateways) is looking for unique teen engagement programs in celebration of 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre. These teen-focused programs should offer one-of-a-kind, hands-on opportunities for young people to engage with theatre across the city. Organizations working with teen populations (in and outside of theatre) are invited to apply with the goal of creating enriching events in partnership with a theatre venue or organization. These events could be workshops, backstage tours, or any other type of event that includes hands-on or interactive components, with or without …

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Theater on the Lake: PROLOGUE

In celebration of the 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre, Night Out in the Parks and the Chicago Park District welcome you to Theater on the Lake: PROLOGUE 3 days to celebrate and shape the future of performance This free programming will take place June 26-28, 2019 at our lakefront home, located at 2401 N Lake Shore Drive, and will provide opportunities to converse and connect around the issues central to cultural work and performance in civic spaces. We’re partnering with Arts Alliance Illinois, DCASE, and Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium to focus our …

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2019 Open House Chicago Opportunity for Theatres

Do you have a theatre venue and are looking for new audiences? Are you interested in connecting to the Year of Chicago Theatre in a simple and exciting way, right in your own neighborhood? Join fellow theatres in participating in Open House Chicago, a citywide program for thousands of visitors to discover unexpected and beloved neighborhood spaces across the city! Gain the opportunity to attract new and captive audiences – and through a special collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Center for the Year of Chicago Theatre, participating theatres will get special visibility …

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