March 23, 2021 //

Voices of Chicago: Slam Poetry

Voices of Chicago: Slam Poetry (Chicago Poetry Center’s Poets with Class) – Some of Chicago’s best poets bring poetry to life through their own original work and inspire students to create their own version of Chicago through writing.  Building on Chicago’s unique heritage as the stomping grounds of many great writers and the birthplace of modern …

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March 22, 2021 //

Travel Tales

Travel Tales (Jeremy Schaefer) – A good story is sometimes the best way to visit distant corners of the world and the far reaches of the imagination. Travel Tales follows characters on epic journeys, filled with adventure and learning! Interact during the story with chat and see your responses inform the show. A hummingbird migrates from Canada to …

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The Make ‘Em Ups

The Make ‘Em Ups (Chicago Improv Productions) – Chicago Improv Productions uses improv games to teach students the rules of improv and how to create characters, settings, and stories. It’s the actors who are performing, but the students who shape the improv games with their virtual suggestions. This highly interactive show is popular with students, teachers, …

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The Magic of the Spellbinder

The Magic of the Spellbinder (Walter King Jr.) – Having captivated audiences from Las Vegas to the Caribbean Islands, The Spellbinder delivers a theatrical performance designed to stimulate and intrigue audiences of all ages. He performs state-of-the-art magical effects choreographed to lively music. His stylish presentation includes levitation, the use of live doves, and illusions from …

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Made-Up Musical

Made-Up Musical (Storytown Improv) – From superheroes to undersea adventures, from princesses to dinosaurs, Made-Up Musical takes audiences on an interactive, fully improvised musical adventure. Through interactive online features, the audience helps shape the story by providing suggestions and ideas to create a one-of-a-kind show. When the possibilities are endless, no two stories are ever the same! For …

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May 22, 2020 //

Héctor Pascual Álvarez

Héctor Alvarez is an actor, director, and theater critic from Spain. He has worked as a teaching artist with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago Youth Shakespeare, Lookingglass Theatre Company, Victory Gardens, Congo Square Theater, the International Center of Theater of the Oppressed (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), and Actijoven (Madrid, Spain).  He has studied non-Western theater traditions in …

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July 5, 2018 //

The Puppet Place

Lively versions of favorite stories, traditional fairy-tales, and original fable filled with fantastical characters and hilarious twists.

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March 19, 2018 //

Mykele Deville-Callicutt

Mykele Callicutt is a rapper, poet, curator, and actor from the west side of Chicago. His solo hip-hop and poetic recordings include Peace, Fam (2017), Each One Teach One (2016), and Super Predator (2016). He has performed on stages across Chicago and led workshops on hip-hop and identity in the midwest and Portland. His work …

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March 15, 2018 //

Runako Jahi

Runako Jahi, an actor/playwright/director/graphic artist/poet and acting coach, attended Columbia College and the American Academy of Art. He works as a teaching artist for Urban Gateways, and is former artistic director of ETA Creative Arts Foundation. His current work includes a one-man show at the Greenhouse Theater, “Words & Passion…An Evening With Runako Jahi” produced …

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August 18, 2017 //

Storytown Improv Theatre

Storytown has been performing weekly shows in Chicago since 2009 and is a weekly children’s theater staple at Stage 773. Storytown has partnered with The Girl Scouts, Jack and Jill of America, and Big Brothers Big Sisters with performances and workshops geared towards promoting self-confidence, leadership, and team building skills. Storytown focuses on story structure and …

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