PerformInk’s Most Read Stories of 2017
After the dam broke in the summer of 2016 with the closing of Profiles Theater, 2017 was, not surprisingly, peppered with the outing of abuses of power. Amidst a revolutionary nationwide reckoning, Chicago theater has been the theater industry’s example, both of abusers, and of a community coming together to...
“Not in Our House” Honored With Multiple Awards
On September 17, 2016 the Not in Our House Chicago Theatre Community will be honored as the recipient of the Illinois Theatre Association’s 2015 Award of Excellence in Professional Theatre. The awards presentation will take as part of the Illinois Theatre Association’s Inaugural Gala – “Opening Night!”, which will be held at Harper College’s Wojcik Conference Center in Palatine, Illinois.
The Trauma of Vulnerability Betrayed
Here’s what may seem like a stupid question: Why are so many members of the Chicago theater community feeling so overwhelmed by the publication of the Reader piece about alleged abuses at Profiles Theater?
20 Years of Abuse at Profiles: #NotInOurHouse Responds
Updated 6/9/16 In a nearly thirteen thousand word exposé in the Chicago Reader, Aimee Levitt and Christopher Piatt concluded a year’s worth of investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and abuse over the course of twenty years at Profiles Theatre, primarily perpetrated by actor and Co-Artistic Director, Darrell W. Cox....
‘Code of Conduct’ Created by Chicago’s Non-Union Theaters
Several Chicago theater companies have banded together to create a “Non-Equity Theater Code of Conduct”, the draft document of which was released after an event Monday night at Theater Wit organized by Lori Myers, Laura T. Fisher, and the #NotInOurHouse community that was put together to address sexual harassment in Chicago theater, but has now grown to encompass a wider range of issues facing theater artists.