Teatro Vista, Theatre with a View, was founded in 1990 by Edward Torres and Henry Godinez to address the lack of opportunities for Latinx artists and other artists of color, and to explore the new work of Latinx writers that challenged not only the actor and director, but also the audience.
is firmly committed to sharing and celebrating the riches of Latinx culture with Chicago audiences.
is dedicated to sharing new work by new playwrights in cutting-edge productions and presenting classic plays featuring artists of color.
believes in the transformative power of theater.
Founded in 1971, Centers for New Horizons, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that assists children, youth, and families in becoming self-reliant, improving the quality of their lives, and participating in rebuilding their community. With 300+ full-time staff, most of whom live in or near its service communities, Centers provides programs in 13 locations throughout Chicago that reach over 6,000 families daily. Centers exists to serve and partner with community residents in their efforts to bring about positive changes. Centers envisions that through their focus on community collaborations, a unified, well-organized community is built.
Provoke Culture is a creative agency focused on caused based initiatives. Their artists specialize in public art, digital illustration, and community focused programs that are engaging and impactful.
Provoke Culture’s vision is to create artwork that uplifts and inspires our communities. Partnering with local artists and community organizations are key to developing authentic content that reflects the voice of the community.
Sam Kirk is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist, who explores culture and identity politics. Her artwork focuses on a variety of intersections that encompass a call to celebrate differences and enact change.
She has been recognized for her public art practice in how she intentionally uses the public space to uplift the stories of historically excluded individuals and address challenging topics.
Her collaborations include global brands and US-based non-profit organizations such as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Xfinity/Comcast, World Business Chicago, National Domestic Workers Alliance, and WBEZ.