(WEBINAR) Equity and Accessibility in Small Chicago Theatres

Join The Passage Theatre (TPT) for a panel discussion about the particular challenges and opportunities that face small Chicago theatre companies in striving for equity and accessibility. Co-Artistic Directors Grace Bolander and Kevin Minor will facilitate a discussion with guest panelists Kaiser Ahmed, Preston Choi, Gaby Labotka, and Karissa Murrell Myers. Topics will include casting and the audition process, financial barriers, inclusive programming decisions, and anti-racist institutional policies. REGISTER HERE


(WEBINAR) The Business of Virtual Theatre

Producing virtual programming means reshaping our business and producing models. As we continue making theatre for at-home viewing, we have had to adapt our producing processes to suit these new mediums. With the constant flow of new and evolving information from unions, streaming, and licensing services, these new practices can be confusing. StageSource has your back! We are bringing together a group of experienced panelists to speak on the business side of virtual theatre, covering a range of topics including […]

Free – $20


From Beautiful to American Idiot to, yes, Mamma Mia!, the dominance of the jukebox musical cannot be denied. Just this year, The Cher Show earned two Tony awards, including Best Actress. So, what rights and permissions are involved in taking a catalog of hit songs to the Great White Way? What are the benefits of doing so for composers, lyricists, librettists, and publishers? What can they—and their attorneys—learn from the successes and failures of those that have gone the Broadway-bound route? RSVP HERE Moderators: Elizabeth Henderson | […]

Free – $5

Table Read & Feedback Session

ONLINE: Screenwriters see their work come to life in a full table read complete with feedback session! Chicago Screenwriters Network is excited to return our quarterly Table Read Series for 2022. Select annual members will have their work chosen to be performed live. We will have professional actors perform each of the roles including scene direction, and a proceeding feedback session from industry experts to help guide your next round of edits. While we hope to return this event to […]


(Webinar) Is your screenplay festival worthy?

ABOUT ERICA DUFFY Since moving to Chicago eight years ago, entrepreneur and production powerhouse, Erica Duffy has founded and grown Camera Ambassador. This camera, grip, and electric rental house is not only known for being one of the most reliable and artist-friendly houses but also the only female-owned and operated location in the country. After purchasing and renovating a 6,000sq ft industrial loft, it now features a fully equipped recording studio, state-of-the-art equipment prep bays, an event space, and co-working offices. When […]