Grantee Profile

Redmoon Theater

Grants to Redmoon Theater

  • $157,500Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 3 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Redmoon Theater produces live performances that combine contemporary art and traditional theatrical forms. Using masks, huge puppets, acrobatics, and whimsical mechanical devices, Redmoon creates theatrical spectacles that take place on stages and in public spaces such as streets, parks, and in architectural landmarks. Its performances are collaborative in nature and encourage non-traditional theater audiences to forge new relationships between fellow audience members, the work itself, and the location in which it takes place. This grant supports artistic, education, outreach, and operations activities.

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Redmoon Theater produces live performances that combine contemporary art and traditional theatrical forms. In partnership with the City of Chicago, Redmoon Theater is presenting the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival. The Festival includes events in 15 neighborhoods, primarily on the south and west sides, as well as a culminating event (October 4th) centered on the Chicago River that will include acrobatics, live performances by arts groups, floating sculptures, wild mechanical objects, a fire finale and firework display. The Festival will be a signature event for the city and is envisioned to be conducted annually.

  • $96,000

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations.

    Awarded by Prince Foundation/Prince Charitable Trusts with support from MacArthur.

  • $45,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support an international collaboration with the Public Arts Initiative in Donegal, Ireland.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Redmoon Theater $348,500 between 2002 and 2015.

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