Applications from performance artists and
companies sought for state arts program
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[NOV. 13, 2004]
CHICAGO -- The Illinois Arts
Council is now accepting applications from artists, companies and
ensembles for inclusion in the 2005-2007 Artstour roster of artists.
The application deadline is Dec. 1.
Artstour is the Illinois Arts
Council's fee support program linking Illinois presenters with the
wealth of touring artists in this state. Illinois artists can
increase their visibility to Illinois presenters and expand their
opportunities to tour throughout the state by applying to be a part
of the Artstour program roster.
Illinois artists, companies and
ensembles working in the following disciplines are eligible to apply
to be a part of the Artstour program roster: dance, mime,
multidisciplinary performance, music, performance poetry and
literature, storytelling, theater, and traditional ethnic and folk
Individuals applying must be current
residents of Illinois and cannot be enrolled in a degree-seeking or
certificate-granting program of any kind. Companies and groups must
be based in Illinois and be composed primarily of Illinois artists.
Not-for-profit status is not a requirement for application to this
Guidelines and application materials
for the 2005-2007 Artstour roster are available online at
www.state.il.us/agency/iac. [To download the Adobe Acrobat
Reader for the PDF file, click here.]
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further information about this program or to receive a hard copy of
these materials, contact the Artists and Community Services Program
staff at the Illinois Arts Council office.
- (312) 814-8715
- 1 (800) 237-6994 toll-free
- (312) 814-4831 TTY for
individuals who have hearing or voice impairments
- Postal address:
James R. Thompson
100 W. Randolph, Suite 10-500
Chicago, IL 60601-3298
The Illinois Arts Council is
committed to the cultural,
educational and economic growth of the diverse people and
communities of the state through the support and encouragement of
the arts and artists.
Council news release]