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TEEN EVENT: Writers’ Open Mic

April 9, 2022 @ 12:00 pm

Steppenwolf Theatre

The Urban Gateways Teen Council, Steppenwolf Theatre and their Young Adult Council, and Teen Arts Pass invite teens to a Writers’ Open Mic on Saturday, April 9th!

April 9, 12-3pm – plus stick around for the show at 3pm!
@ The Loft at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N Halsted, Chicago

The Writers’ Open Mic is a FREE one-day, open mic and creative writing event in-person at Steppenwolf Theatre’s LOFT for teen writers of all genres and experience levels. Whether you’ve got a piece ready to share, you’re just curious, or anything in between, you are invited to join and celebrate the power of the written word.

The event begins at noon with walkup activity stations and opportunities to get feedback on your written work. Open mic sign-ups open at 12:30pm, and the Open Mic itself begins at 1pm. There will be music and snacks to keep the momentum going throughout the day.

To close the event, teens are invited to stick around to attend the 3pm matinee performance of King James! Just be sure to bring your TAP ID and $5 for the ticket. Not a TAP member yet? Anyone 13-19 can sign up (free!) here >>

RSVP At bit.ly/TAPOpenMic

COVID-19 Protocol: Proof of Vaccination or a negative Covid Test (no less than 72 hours prior to their scheduled performance). Masks must be worn during your entire visit to Steppenwolf campus. Click here for more info.


About The Loft at Steppenwolf:

The fourth floor of Steppenwolf’s new Liz and Eric Lefkofsky Arts and Education Center, also known as The Loft, is a brand-new space designed to house all of Steppenwolf Education’s programming and inspire the next generation of theater learners, makers and appreciators. It’s an invitation to all the theater nerds, the arts makers, the appreciators, the teens who just want to explore and try something new. Learn more: https://www.steppenwolf.org/education/the-loft/


April 9, 2022
12:00 pm


Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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