CHICAGO – Stage 773, located at 1225 W. Belmont, is excited to announce applications are now open for its DiversifiCABtion Series. This new series allows Chicago performance groups and artists the opportunity to use the Stage 773 services and facilities to produce their artistic projects for free throughout the 2018 year.
“The DiversifiCABtion Series is a way to showcase and incubate those that mirror the demographics of our city,” says Jill Valentine, Executive Director of Stage 773. “We want to give resources and support to expand what we see on our Chicago streets and give opportunities to all voices.”
Applications considered for the DiversifiCABtion Series must prominently feature women, POC, LGBTQIA+, and/or differently-abled individuals in cast, crew, or content. Performances can include but are not limited to sketch, improv, staged readings, clown, dance, drag, performance art, and magic. Each group accepted into this series will receive free space, marketing, Box Office support, tech support, discounts at the bar, and a cut of Box Office proceeds after expenses.
About Stage 773
Stage 773 is a vibrant anchor of the Belmont Theatre District and home to Chicago’s finest off-Loop talent. As a performance and tenant venue, our four stages provide entertainment for everyone: comedy, theatre, dance, musicals and more. We are a not-for-profit, connecting and catalyzing the theater community, while showcasing established artists and incubating up-and-coming talent.