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Chicago Shakespeare SLAM Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATER

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What is CST SLAM? SLAM is a high school program that celebrates the power of play, community, language, and imagination. It is an ensemble program that provides an opportunity for high school students from schools across Chicago and the wider metropolitan area to come together to build community and play with language. We facilitate three Saturday Workshops where SLAM teams learn performance techniques and tools for working with Shakespeare’s text. Back at school, they choose their scenes and rehearse. We come back together in November for three Regional Bouts in which teams gather to showcase the scenes they have been working on!

Why Volunteer? We rely on volunteers to make all of this happen! SLAM is a community program, and as such, we depend on volunteers from the community who are excited to make this program happen for these students.

What will you be doing? Generally, volunteers are assigned to help set up the host schools that the workshop and regional bouts take place at (such as setting up tables and hanging signage), orchestrate the flow of the event during the day (such as working the check in table or assisting teaching artists and teams to be in the right place at the right time), and breaking down the event (taking down tables and signs, serving pizza, helping pack up for the day). These days are from about 7:30am-2pm, and though they are long it is a hugely rewarding opportunity to see these students shine!

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About CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATER

Location:

800 E GRAND AVE, CHICAGO, IL 60611, US

Mission Statement

As a nonprofit organization, Chicago Shakespeare is committed to approaching its work onstage and in the community with the values of service, ingenuity, and collaboration. The Theater strives to engage today’s artists and audiences in active and critical conversations with the work of its namesake playwright, William Shakespeare.

Description

A Regional Tony Award recipient, Chicago Shakespeare Theater produces a bold and innovative year-round season-featuring plays, musicals, world premieres, family productions, and theatrical presentations from around the globe-alongside education programming for students, teachers, and lifelong learners, and creative community engagement with artists and neighbors across the city.

Founded in 1986, the Theater has evolved and expanded to present as many as twenty productions and 650 performances annually and has been honored with numerous national and international awards. Chicago Shakespeare is the city’s leading presenter of international work and has toured its own productions to five continents.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Sat Sep 30, 2023 - Sat Nov 18, 2023
07:30 AM - 03:30 PM

WHERE

Multiple locations Chicago, IL 60611

(41.89251,-87.61617)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Youth Services
  • Arts Administration
  • Child Development
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • When & Where: • Sept 30th (Niles North High School) • October 7th (Lincoln Park High School) • October 21st (O-School) • November 4th (Oak Park and River Forest High School) • November 11th (Senn High School) • November 18th (Taft High School)
  • Volunteers will be required to pass a background check through CPS, adhere to our Safe Child Policy, and submit IDs for security purposes.

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