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aboutfaceyouththeatre:


What are you doing this summer? 
Spend July with About Face Theatre!About Face Theatre is looking for LGBTQ young people and Straight Allies, ages 14 – 23, to become part of our FREE theatre activism summer program! 
July 1st – July 23rd (no workshops on July 4thand 5th)Monday – Friday12pm – 4pm 
@ 72 East 11th Street, Room 507
Join us to help create a fierce new play based on true stories about immigration and being undocumented in the queer community.In these workshops, you will meet other fierce LGBTQA youth from around the city, work with professional activists and theatre artists, interview people about their experiences with un-documentation, create theatre scenes, act, move, vogue, perform and HAVE FUN.No performance or activism experience required! Questions? Email Sara K at sara@aboutfacetheatre.com or call 847-208-6593. 

aboutfaceyouththeatre:


What are you doing this summer? 

Spend July with About Face Theatre!

About Face Theatre is looking for LGBTQ young people and Straight Allies, ages 14 – 23, to become part of our 
FREE theatre activism summer program! 

July 1st – July 23rd (no workshops on July 4thand 5th)
Monday – Friday
12pm – 4pm 

72 East 11th Street, Room 507

Join us to help create a fierce new play based on true stories about immigration and being undocumented in the queer community.

In these workshops, you will meet other fierce LGBTQA youth from around the city, work with professional activists and theatre artists, interview people about their experiences with un-documentation, create theatre scenes, act, move, vogue, perform and HAVE FUN.

No performance or activism experience required! 


Questions? 
Email Sara K at sara@aboutfacetheatre.com or 
call 847-208-6593. 

Reblogged from iamkiam  29 notes
jrvmajesty:

THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT & IMMEDIATE PIECE OF THEATRE PRODUCED BY YOUTH IN CHICAGO I HAVE EVER SEEN. The intentionally critical ways in which intersections of identity are discussed in relationship to current national and local issues is vital for all members of the queer community to recognize and celebrate. DO NOT MISS the opportunity to see these historically powerful new voices. 
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Back by popular demand!! About Face Youth Theatre is remounting the play that empowered voices, got people laughing, and incited meaningful community dialogue!!WHAT’S THE T? is back for 8 performances only!Internet personality/trans activist/ fierce community leader Ms. Ma uses her YouTube page to create community, live glamour, and spread the good word about queer safe spaces in Chicago. WHAT’S THE T tells the story of Ms. Ma’s tangled web of connections, her struggle to stay positive, and what happens to her community when she disappears.Inspired by issues of race, gender, age and class in Boystown, WHAT’S THE T is based on true stories and interviews from LGBTQA youth and adults in and around Chicago.WHEN:May 19th – June 2nd (Fridays - Sundays)WHERE:Victory GardensPrince Charitable Trusts Rehearsal RoomCOST:$5 Youth Tickets$15 Regular Admission$25 AFYT Supporter TicketsTickets are available at the door or purchase them online by clicking here:https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/922652

jrvmajesty:

THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT & IMMEDIATE PIECE OF THEATRE PRODUCED BY YOUTH IN CHICAGO I HAVE EVER SEEN. The intentionally critical ways in which intersections of identity are discussed in relationship to current national and local issues is vital for all members of the queer community to recognize and celebrate. DO NOT MISS the opportunity to see these historically powerful new voices. 

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Back by popular demand!! About Face Youth Theatre is remounting the play that empowered voices, got people laughing, and incited meaningful community dialogue!!

WHAT’S THE T? is back for 8 performances only!

Internet personality/trans activist/ fierce community leader Ms. Ma uses her YouTube page to create community, live glamour, and spread the good word about queer safe spaces in Chicago. WHAT’S THE T tells the story of Ms. Ma’s tangled web of connections, her struggle to stay positive, and what happens to her community when she disappears.

Inspired by issues of race, gender, age and class in Boystown, WHAT’S THE T is based on true stories and interviews from LGBTQA youth and adults in and around Chicago.

WHEN:
May 19th – June 2nd (Fridays - Sundays)

WHERE:
Victory Gardens
Prince Charitable Trusts Rehearsal Room

COST:
$5 Youth Tickets
$15 Regular Admission
$25 AFYT Supporter Tickets

Tickets are available at the door or purchase them online by clicking here:https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/922652

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hmelt:

jrvmajesty:

Subject To Change
-Benefit for Trans Oral History Project-Hosted by NIC K-Resident DJs Panakin Skywalker, Josie Bush and Butch Sassidy the Come Dance Kid-New Wave jamz-Photos by Kiam Marcelo Junio-$5 suggested donation-18+This month, Subject to Change brings you not one, but TWO parties! The second, at a NEW VENUE, Township will be New Wave themed and benefit the Trans Oral History Project, hosted by Nic K.Your DJs Panakin Skywalker, Josie Bush and Butch Sassidy the Come Dance Kid will be spinning New Wave jamz all night long. There will also be a special new wave styling station!Don’t miss Part I, New Age at The Burlington on April 24th. RSVP here- https://www.facebook.com/events/144643572380180/The Transgender Oral History Project is a collaboration-based resource. Our mission is to promote a diversity of stories from within the transgender and gender variant communities by supporting members of our community who wish to share their stories. We accomplish this through by promoting grassroots media projects, documenting people’s experiences, and teaching media production skills.Subject to Change aims to create a space of “no shame” when it comes to the music they enjoy and the people they love and care about — family (both blood and chosen) and our community via the events and publications they produce. They hope to generate positive energy within the community and channel that energy to support the many organizations working to make this city a better place for queer folks. We celebrate all gender identities and expressions.
Poster by Janie Stamm




i’ll be there!

Fun events in the queer community!!!!!!This ones hosted by our Education Associate Nic K.!!!!

hmelt:

jrvmajesty:

Subject To Change

-Benefit for Trans Oral History Project
-Hosted by NIC K
-Resident DJs Panakin Skywalker, Josie Bush and Butch Sassidy the Come Dance Kid
-New Wave jamz
-Photos by Kiam Marcelo Junio
-$5 suggested donation
-18+

This month, Subject to Change brings you not one, but TWO parties! The second, at a NEW VENUE, Township will be New Wave themed and benefit the Trans Oral History Project, hosted by Nic K.

Your DJs Panakin Skywalker, Josie Bush and Butch Sassidy the Come Dance Kid will be spinning New Wave jamz all night long. There will also be a special new wave styling station!

Don’t miss Part I, New Age at The Burlington on April 24th. RSVP here- 

https://www.facebook.com/events/144643572380180/

The Transgender Oral History Project is a collaboration-based resource. Our mission is to promote a diversity of stories from within the transgender and gender variant communities by supporting members of our community who wish to share their stories. We accomplish this through by promoting grassroots media projects, documenting people’s experiences, and teaching media production skills.

Subject to Change aims to create a space of “no shame” when it comes to the music they enjoy and the people they love and care about — family (both blood and chosen) and our community via the events and publications they produce. They hope to generate positive energy within the community and channel that energy to support the many organizations working to make this city a better place for queer folks. We celebrate all gender identities and expressions.

Poster by Janie Stamm

i’ll be there!

Fun events in the queer community!!!!!!

This ones hosted by our Education Associate Nic K.!!!!