Luminarts Fellows receive recognition and financial support, and are cultivated by the Foundation as they continue their artistic practice to the betterment of Chicago’s cultural landscape.
The Neo-Futurists will be holding auditions for ensemble members to write and perform for Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind.
Watch videos of local artists discuss how they have conquered challenges in their practice with these simple steps.
Umbrella Music is pleased to announce the full schedule and lineups for the 2014 EUROPEAN JAZZ MEETS CHICAGO, co-presented by Umbrella Music and seven different European consulates and cultural organizations.
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.
When my daughter was born, I remembered words I had forgotten: sunqu, wawa, uripachallay.
Like many performance-based things, doing the show is the easy part. Putting the show together? That’s hard.
I realized after all these years of making plays that I'm a sculptor.
So you’ve written your cover letter that gets you noticed, now it’s time to make sure your resumé is just as polished – and makes you memorable. The key here is to make the recipient’s job easy.
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.
Isabelle outlines and demonstrates a series of stretches to warm up a group before rehearsal or performance.
Whitehair explains how, as a performer, you can gently shift the audiences mood to your benefit, especially after following a particularly difficult act.
Editing at its core has no right or wrong way. However, the key is developing the art of making the cuts and timing dynamic. Filmmaker Timothy Musho talks with us about editing a dialogue scene.