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PO Box 1558
New York, NY 10276
USA

Sojourn Theatre creates Portland-based mainstage productions, national large scale community collaborations, and touring shows, such as the acclaimed Look Away.

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Training

DEVISING THEATRE : A 3-Day Sojourn Theatre Institute

 •  Register here for the 2018 Institute  •

CHICAGO
June 18-20, 2018
9am- 4:30pm Monday-Wednesday

*Regular Fee: $275  //  *Early Bird Discount: $225 before April 25 with the code EARLYBIRD

Sojourn Theatre has been devising original work for almost twenty years. Documentary theatre about public education on the floor of a state legislature (Witness Our Schools); a site-specific adaptation of Brecht in a working Subaru dealership (Good); an interactive urban planning performance tackling gentrification at an international Arts Festival (BUILT); an immersive journey that brought urban and rural audiences across 50 miles to share a meal, conversation and a multi-generational tale of love and loss (On The Table); a participatory civic theatre event that engages strangers in the act of deciding how to spend real dollars on poverty reduction in their own community (How To End Poverty in 30 Minutes).

We create gatherings that act like shows, processes that move like art, engagement that listens like relationship, and workshops that feel like discovery. Join Sojourn Theatre artistic director Michael Rohd alongside Sojourn ensemble members for three days of play, ideas, strategies and dialogue. Including explorations of movement and improvisation, facilitation and dramaturgy, generative activity and group practice, we will explore how to make work collaboratively that starts, grows, iterates and becomes.

Sojourn and CPCP work to support and increase the capacity of artists and community organizations to imagine and collaborate towards racially equitable and economically just communities. People of color and people from traditionally underrepresented populations and communities are especially encouraged to apply. 

The Sojourn Theatre Summer Institute is hosted by The Alice B. Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement at Goodman Theatre as part of a multi year CPCP & Goodman Theatre partnership.

Or, join us in Chicago for our Civic Practice and Creative Placemaking Institute, June 22nd-24th.

LOCATION:

The Alice B. Rapoport Center for Education & Engagement at the Goodman Theater
170 N. Dearborn St.  /  Chicago, Illinois

Limited openings - all availability is on a first come, first serve basis.

Register now for the 2018 Institute.  Or, for additional information, contact us.

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Civic PractiCe and Creative PLACEMAKING : A 3-DAY CPCP INSTITUTE

Building capacity for arts-based community led transformation

CHICAGO
June 22-24, 2018
9am- 4:30pm Friday- Sunday

*Regular Fee: $275  //  *Early Bird Discount: $225 before April 25 with the code EARLYBIRD

Center for Performance and Civic Practice (CPCP) is a team of artists who advise, consult and collaborate across the US on projects often framed as Creative Placemaking/Arts and Community Development. We work with institutions and systems including city governments, community-based organizations, arts councils, universities, social service agencies and Parks departments as well as individual artists and arts organizations. Through our work with these entities and relationships with groups like ArtPlace and LISC,  we frequently provide technical assistance to cross sector teams in communities who are developing their own capacity for integrating arts, culture and design into projects with public good goals. We are excited to now be offering this sort of capacity-building through this CPCP Summer Institute. Whether you work on the community/civic/municipal or artist side of community partnerships, if you are interested in building your capacity, join CPCP Director Michael Rohd alongside CPCP Managing Director Soneela Nankani for this three day workshop looking at:how to develop creative strategies focused on problem-solving, coalition building and inclusive visioning; how to build individual and/or organizational capacity for cross-sector partnerships; how to invite,listen and incorporate community voices by designing public engagement tactics and project decision-making with values of equity and justice at the core; how to build further local interest, awareness and capacity for this type of work.

Sojourn and CPCP work to support and increase the capacity of artists and community organizations to imagine and collaborate towards racially equitable and economically just communities. People of color and people from traditionally underrepresented populations and communities are especially encouraged to apply. 

The CPCP Civic Practice & Creative Placemaking Institute is hosted by The Alice B. Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement at Goodman Theatre as part of a multi year CPCP & Goodman Theatre partnership.

Register now for the 2018 Institute.  Or, for additional information, contact us.

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