Dramatis Personae's quarterly event for artists from all mediums to share their work, collaborate with others, and build community.
Dramatis Personae (DP) was created in 2008. DP aims to give voice to the diverse Chicago community by creating theater that challenges our audiences and inspires change. Drawing on a diverse family of artists and a wide spectrum of art forms, we identify cultural differences and find ways to relate. We create collaborative ensembles, foster original works, and seek to engage the community in promoting positive social change.
Artist Gumbo is a eclectic mix of comedians, sketch comedy, improv, musicians, hip hop artists, movement and dance performances, short scenes, devised performance and muralists. Combined together, Artist Gumbo creates a spectacular performance from local artists. They are produced throughout the year to create an outlet for artists to share their work and build community.
DP is seeking support for these artist events. These events allow us to support and promote local artists while focusing on specific social issues. We are requesting funding for our upcoming Artist Gumbos being held on November 2012 and February 2013. Each new Gumbo event provides a platform for the theatre ensemble of Dramatis Personae to present new material. We believe in creating theater that inspires positive social change and gives our audiences and our artists opportunities to relate. Because of our interest in creating original work, we are creating new material that allow us to foster ensemble driven pieces based on our ensemble and our audiences personal stories.
For more information about Dramatis Personae please visit www.dpchicago.org
Funding our Artist Gumbo's allow us to work on our other projects such as our new arts outreach program and our original performances.
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Aug 10, 2012 - Sep 9, 2012 (30 days)
Pledge $10 or more
7 backers Limited (23 of 30 left)
Pledge $10 and receive a personal screen printed Thank You note from the Artistic and Executive Director of Dramatis Personae. Every $10 counts towards paying for event supplies and administrative costs.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $20 or more
8 backers Limited (12 of 20 left)
Pledge $20 and receive one free entry to any Artist Gumbo event between September 2012 and May 2013. Every donation of $20 counts towards designing and printing promotional flyers and posters.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $35 or more
1 backer Limited (9 of 10 left)
Pledge $35 and receive a Dramatis Personae T-shirt with the company logo on the front and Artist Gumbo logo on the back. Every donation of $35 helps towards paying for event space.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $50 or more
6 backers Limited (4 of 10 left)
Pledge $50 and receive one free entry to any Artist Gumbo event between August 2012 and May 2013, a screen printed Thank You note and a Dramatis Personae T-shirt with the company logo on the front and Artist Gumbo logo on the back. Every donation of $50 counts towards helping artists receive small stipends for performing at our events.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012