Performer Leah Urzendowski talks Neo-Futurism, clowning during coronavirus, and bringing joy through movement.
Folks to have on your radar: an experimental puppeteer, an actor who’s a resident artist, a playwright exploring queer Latinx identity, and more.
What makes Chicago’s well-known ensemble ethos special, and where did it comes from? A new book finds some surprising answers.
The longtime critic and reporter, now theatre and dance editor at the Chicago Reader, gives her take on the city’s vibrant, often misunderstood theatre scene.
Requiring students to attend the theatre can backfire. So how do you attract and inspire theatregoers of tomorrow?
The form-breaking troupe plans a brand new Neo-Lab, a quarterly experimental workshop called the Arrow, and riffs on Tom Waits, Iggy Pop, and Marsha Norman.
New plays by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Jennifer Haley and Rajiv Joseph, plus a return of the Neo-Futurists, are also on tap for the D.C. theatre.
The experimental Chicago ensemble hires a fundraising and community partnership leader.
Those who stepped down from an old position or stepped up to a new one in July and August.