Symposium Schedule & Programming

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

FRIDAY MAY 20
@ Columbia College Chicago

9:00am - 1:00pm Pre-Conference Sessions
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2:00pm - 3:45pm Opening Plenary: 
Exploring Ensemble Training and Practice: Chicago + You
  Welcome: Onye Ozuzu, John C. Green, Deb Clapp, Alisha Tonsic
Facilitator: Michael Rohd
Lead Local Respondents: Luis Crespo, Christine Dunford, Anne Libera, Sandra Marquez, Coya Paz, Brian Shaw, Nikki Zaleski
4:15pm - 5:45pm Breakouts -- Sessions A
5:45pm - 6:00pm Pop-Up Performance
  Corner of S. Wabash Avenue & E. 11th Street
(Walkabout Theater Company)
6:00pm - 7:15pm Opening Reception @ Mei's Kitchen - cash bar; cash only
7:30pm - 9:00pm Plenary: Performance 
  Trip the Light Fantastic: The Making of SuperStrip
(Lucky Plush Productions)

SATURDAY MAY 21
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago / Columbia College Chicago

@ MCA CHICAGO  
9:00am - 11:00am Plenary: Screening & Discussion
  Amarillo (Teatro Línea de Sombra; from OntheBoards.tv archive)
Followed by panel discussion with Teatro Línea de Sombra artists
Presented in cooperation with MCA Chicago, OntheBoards.tv, and Boom Arts
11:00am - 12:45pm Lunch & Return to Columbia College - on own
  Optional: explore galleries at MCA Chicago
@ COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO
11:45am - 12:30pm Brown Bag Chat: New to NET & NET/TEN - bring your own lunch
12:45pm - 2:15pm Breakouts -- Sessions B
2:15pm - 2:30pm Break
2:30pm - 4:00pm Breakouts -- Sessions C
4:00pm - 4:15pm Break
4:15pm - 5:45pm Breakouts -- Sessions D
6:00pm - 8:00pm Reception & Karaoke @ Brando's - cash bar; 21 and over (bring ID)
Evening Optional: Dine Arounds (sign-up @ check in) & Local Shows (on own)
  Curated by League of Chicago Theatres and local hosts

SUNDAY MAY 22
@ Chicago Cultural Center
 

10:30am - 12:00pm Breakouts -- Sessions E
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch - on own
12:00pm - 2:30pm Young Ensemble Practitioners Summit (YEPS) - lunch provided
1:00pm - 2:30pm Breakouts -- Sessions F
2:30pm - 2:45pm Break
2:45pm - 4:00pm Closing Plenary: Final Remarks & Performance
  Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
(Created by Greg Allen; written & performed by The Neo-Futurists)
 

 

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