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Auditorium Theatre

Chicago, Illinois
www.auditoriumtheatre.org

Auditorium Theatre was awarded $1,075,000 between 1983 and 2018, including 6 grants in Chicago Commitment.

$425,000

2018 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

The Auditorium Theatre is an independent cultural institution that offers original theater, dance, and music programming, presents the work of other artists, and is active in arts education. Founded in 1889 as a theater for the people of Chicago, approximately 250,000 individuals attend more than 250 shows each year. Thousands of young people participate in a wide variety of education programs offered throughout the city. This award recommends renewed general operating support to the Auditorium Theatre.

$25,000

2018 • 1 year

The Auditorium Theatre is an independent cultural institution that offers original theater, dance, and music programming, presents the work of other artists, and is active in arts education. Founded in 1889 as a theater for the people of Chicago, approximately 250,000 individuals attend more than 250 shows each year. With this International Connections Fund award, the Auditorium Theatre engages in an exchange with the Malpaso Dance Company in Havana, Cuba and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago to produce two new dance works. Funds support community outreach activities in Chicago.

$375,000

2013 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University is an independent cultural institution that offers original theater, dance, and music programming and is active in arts education. More than 250,000 patrons a year attend more than 250 shows at the Auditorium Theatre each year. The Theatre’s original artistic productions, like its annual musical, "Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah," build new collaborations, highlight local talent, and interest diverse audiences in the arts. Ten thousand young people and teachers participate in a wide variety of education programs offered throughout the year.

$125,000

1990 • 1 year

To support a stage-modernization program.

$100,000

1987 • 1 year

To support organizational development and financial stabilization of this historically and architecturally significant performing arts facility.

$25,000

1983 • 1 year

To support financial management and planning and development efforts.

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