I am recently back from vacation and under the spell cast by days of few interruptions and simple choices. I am, in short—relaxed. And as sometimes happens after a period of decompressing and unplugging, I wonder how I can’t do a better job of holding on to this feeling upon my return.
Following an extensive nationwide search Arts Alliance Illinois announced today that Claire Rice has been named new Executive Director.
The one-time grants range from $5,000 to $75,000 awards and totaling $580,000, allow productions extra time in the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, helping to extend the life of the play after its first run.