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Tips & Tricks

CAR shares tips from Chicagoans about their practice

Watch videos of local artists discuss how they have conquered challenges in their practice with these simple steps.

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Tim Stone & Mike Paro collaboration

Growing through Collaboration: The Arts of Life Mentorship Partnership

A special opportunity for equal growth and learning on both sides of an artistic partnership.

What does it mean to look up to someone? To respect, learn and grown? A mentorship is a relationship based partnership. When someone with a particular skill-set, knowledge or trait can help teach and guide another individual to possess the same abilities a unique relationship is built. At The Arts of Life, an alternative day program for people with and without disabilities, artist-mentors play a big part in the community.

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Cheri Coons

Remarkable Theater Mentor: Cheri Coons

Theater is by its very nature a community endeavor, and mentoring, therefore, can be a group activity...

Elizabeth Doyle sits down with Cheri Coons to discuss the importance of mentorship in musical theater, including the "mentor food chain," the origin of the actual word in Greek theater and how sharing of both successes and failures can help others in their journey.

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