Media Contact: Elizia Artis, Community Engagement Manager firstname.lastname@example.org | 408.390.0135 544 W. Oak Street, #1005 Chicago, IL 60610 Chicago, IL – In partnership with Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s audio production team and Chicago Beyond, the Storycatchers staff and select youth ensemble members recorded and released a powerful protest song, accompanied by a music video […]
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Light in My Darkness will be presented as a staged reading of works-in-progress at the new Washington Park arts space Green Line Performing Arts Center. Green Line is a much-needed $5.5 million professional theater on Chicago’s South Side.
By Jacob Clinkscales, Storycatchers Teaching Artist “Stories have the power to create empathy within us, and over time, people begin to see the world through the eyes of the ones they have opposed.” In June, Storycatchers teaching artists, myself included, performed at the Santa Fe Art Institute’s (SFAI) The Art of Change. This event brought […]
On May 10, 2016, Storycatchers’ Changing Voices Ensemble hosted officers from the Chicago Police Department at a performance and lunch as part of the Chicago Community Trust On the Table Initiative. After watching a rehearsal of two scenes from Stuck, the Ensemble’s current show, officers from the 12th and 20th Districts and a 911 operator […]
Thanks to the generosity of Chicago’s professional theatre community, and the determination of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice to broaden the outlook and education of its youth, Storycatchers brings groups of participants from all of its programs to performances throughout the Chicago area on a regular basis.
Storycatchers had a presence at the “Shakespeare in Prisons: In Practice” conference at Notre Dame January 25-27, 2016.