Forging a strong, permanent identity is crucial to theater and dance companies. Having a "destination" space is part of making that happen. The discussion will look at the experiences and concerns of the heads of several theater companies currently in the process of establishing permanent homes.
Speakers: Hedy Weiss, Sun Times (moderator); PJ Powers, TimeLine Theatre; Bill Massolia, Griffin Theatre; Jacqui Russell, Chicago Children's Theater; Jackie Taylor, Black Ensemble Theatre
The Lake FX Summit & Expo is the region’s largest FREE conference for artists and creative entrepreneurs and is designed to connect, inform and inspire emerging and established producers working in the film, music, dance, design, theater, fashion, culinary and arts fields. The event will welcome thousands of individuals, businesses and organizations for inspiring keynotes by industry leaders, over 80 informative panel discussions & workshops, networking opportunities as well as performer showcases, an artisan market and resource expo.