Friday, October 29, 2004

The Illinois Arts Council Seeks Artists For 2005-2007 Artstour Program:
The Illinois Arts Council (IAC) is now accepting applications from Illinois performing artists, companies and ensembles for inclusion in the 2005 - 2007 Artstour Program Artists Roster. The application deadline is DECEMBER 1, 2004.
Artstour is the IAC'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
  • Multi-Disciplinary Performance
  • Music
  • Performance Poetry/Literature
  • Storytelling
  • Theater
  • Traditional Ethnic and Folk Arts.
Individuals 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 program.
The 2005-2007 Artstour Program Artists Roster Guidelines and Application materials are available from the IAC website.
For further information about this program and/or to receive a hard copy of these materials, contact the Artists and Community Services Program Staff at the IAC office, email or phone 312/814-8715, toll-free in Illinois 1/800-237-6994, TTY 312/814-4831 for individuals who have hearing or voice impairments, Address:
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph, Suite 10-500
Chicago, IL 60601-3298.
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