Musical theatre workshops and productions

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Create

We produce musical theatre workshops and productions that educate and entertain the community.

Produce

We create opportunities for young people to experience musical theatre through workshops and performance.

News

We award grants to artists and organizations that enhance the musical theatre community and other artistic venues.

Latest News

A New Virtual Musical!

I hope you and your family are safe and well.  We are hunkered down here in Chicago, eagerly waiting for our mayor to open the parks.  But every day I am reminded about how fragile life is. How impo

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Whatcha up to?

Well, you haven’t received a blog from us in a long time.  In many ways it feels like the last month was the “month that wasn’t.”  But, still, there’s lots to say. I want to look beyond th

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GIRLHOOD in high schools!

About a month after GIRLHOOD opened its pilot production at Bravo Performing Arts last summer, I received an email from a high school in Hammond Indiana.  They asked if the show could be done with an

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IL Jr Thespian Conference!

I had the honor of speaking at the Illinois Junior Thespian Conference last Saturday.  At first I thought, what on earth do I have to say to the students, parents and teachers that they would be inte

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Boldness……and a bit of a revamp

 “Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it.  Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” This is a quote I have in my office.  It is sometimes attributed to Goethe, but there is some dou

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I Sing The Body Electric!

It was late spring 1980 and everyone in my gang was talking about this new movie about a high school for the performing arts in New York.  Since I went to a performing arts high school in Milwaukee,

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