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Harris Theater for Music and Dance

Chicago, Illinois
www.harristheaterchicago.org

Harris Theater for Music and Dance was awarded $3,903,324 between 1994 and 2018, including 10 grants in Chicago Commitment.

$210,000

2018 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment

The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance (The Theater), which opened in Chicago’s Millennium Park in 2003, hosts performances by internationally-known and local arts organizations. It also offers community engagement and educational programs, and serves as an incubator by providing technical, financial, marketing, and artistic support to 30 mid-sized arts organizations that are in residence at the Theater. The Theater is the primary performance venue for many MacArthur grantees. This award recommends renewed general operating support to the Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance.

$189,000

2015 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment

The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance (the Theater), which opened in Millennium Park in 2003, hosts performances by internationally-known and local arts organizations and serves as an incubator, providing technical, financial, and artistic support for more than 30 mid-sized arts organizations who are in residence at the Theater. The Harris is the primary performance venue for many MacArthur grantees. This grant supports the Theater’s work to offer high quality arts programming to Chicago audiences and to sustain and expand financial support, in-kind resources, capacity-building workshops, and opportunities for artistic collaboration to its resident companies.

$75,000

2015 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance (the Theater), which opened in Millennium Park in 2003, hosts performances by internationally-known and local arts organizations and serves as an incubator, providing technical, financial, and artistic support for more than 30 mid-sized arts organizations who are in residence at the Theater. The Harris is the primary performance venue for many MacArthur grantees. This grant supports the Theater’s contribution to the 35th Anniversary celebration of the MacArthur Foundation Fellows Program.

$300,000

2010 • 4 years • Chicago Commitment

To support the theater subsidy rental program (over four years).

$150,000

2007 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of a subsidized usage program for smaller arts organizations (over three years).

$100,000

2005 • 2 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of a subsidized usage program for smaller arts organizations (over two years).

$20,000

1997 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

To publicize the Spring Festival of Dance.

$15,000

1996 • 1 year

To support the Spring Festival of Dance.

$2,825,000

1994 • 6 years • Chicago Commitment

To support the development and endowment of the Chicago Music and Dance Theater, a hall for mid-sized performing arts organizations in Chicago (over six years).

$19,324

1994 • 1 year

To support consulting services to reassess the music and dance theater project.

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