The Light Youth Ensemble

  • Non-Equity
  • Anywhere

Website Collaboraction Collaboraction Theatre Company

Collaboraction Theatre Company

Pay Rate: $18/hr
Audition Date and Time: Feb. 27, March 2, 5 & 9.
Audition Location: February 27 Time: 4:00 - 6:00 pm Neighborhood: Ukrainian Village Location: Chicago H.S. for the Arts (2714 W. Augusta Blvd.); March 2 Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Neighborhood: South Shore Location: Gary Comer Youth Center (7200 S. Ingleside Ave.); March 5 Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Neighborhood: Austin Location: Kehrien Center for the Arts (5628 W. Washington Blvd.); March 9 Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Neighborhood: Humboldt Park Location: Kimball Arts Center (1757 N. Kimball Ave.)
Contact Person Email: info@collaboraction.org
Contact Person Name: Topher Williamson

The Light is Collaboraction’s innovative youth program that invests in Chicagoland youth ages (14 – 19) as both activists and artists. Youth are paid $18/hr to train, create, rehearse and perform pieces about the social change platform of their choice. The Light meets once per week in  Humboldt Park April and May, twice per week in June and then 3-4 times per week in July, learning about the intersection of live performance and social change and creating new solo and ensemble work. Then, the Light perform at Fresh Fest at Navy Pier, Chicago Parks and Kidzapalooza at Lollapalooza. Click here to fill out form to sign up for an audition.

 

Material to Prepare:

Prepare a song, dance, poem or speech of 2 minutes or less and be prepared to discuss your views on social change issues.

Time Commitment:

The Light meets once per week in Humboldt Park starting in late April and May, twice per week in June and then 3-4 times per week in July. Then, the Light perform at Fresh Fest at Navy Pier, Chicago Parks and Kidzapalooza at Lollapalooza (Aug. 1 - 4).

Character Type/Restrictions:

All Chicago youth ages 14 - 19 are welcome to audition (must live in the city).

To apply for this job email your details to info@collaboraction.org