We are proud to be partnering with eta Creative Arts Foundation on their 51st play showcase with a touring production of Everybody by Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins, which we staged during the spring 2022 semester.
Everybodyruns May 19 - June 1
eta CREATIVE ARTS FOUNDATION is a major cultural resource institution for the preservation, perpetuation, and promulgation of African American aesthetic in the city of Chicago, the State of Illinois and the nation.
eta Creative Arts Foundation was incorporated in 1971 as a non-profit, tax exempt organization to provide training and performance opportunities for youth and adults. In the past 50 years, eta has evolved to become a recognized cultural treasure not only in the city of Chicago, but nationally and internationally. The organization has a commitment to the production of new works that “tell our story” in the first voice.
Theatre students Luca Calabro, Malia Hunter, Madeline Nesbitt, and Anna Pecci are among twelve recipients of the inaugural Building International Bridges Awards for Juniors and Seniors in the College of Arts and Sciences who are studying abroad during the 2021-2022 academic year. This award aims to encourage and celebrate the study abroad efforts of our students by offering them the financial support necessary to pursue their academic goals, both at home and globally.
Luca Calabro (senior), Malia Hunter (junior), and Anna Pecci (junior) will be participating in a faculty-led Theatre trip to London, UK. Madeline Nesbit (senior) will be traveling to the Universidad Loyola Andalucía in Córdoba, Spain.
Department of Fine and Performing Arts students Beth Bredlau (Senior, Art History) and Mikayla De Guzman (Senior, Theatre) are among the twelve recipients of the second annual Building Community Bridges Awards for Juniors and Seniors from marginalized communities within the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). These $1,000 awards are provided to students who have had a positive impact at Loyola and/or in their communities through their advancement of diversity and inclusion initiatives during 2021.
The MacKenzie Scott Foundation awards a $5 million grant to the Black Ensemble Theatre, founded by Loyola Theatre alumna Jackie Taylor ('68). The Black Ensemble Theatre along with the National Museum of Mexican Art are among the Chicago cultural institutions to receive sizable donations by the foundation.READ MORE
How Hashtag Booked's Danielle Pinnock and LaNisa Renee Frederick Are Using Comedy as Activism
While theatre has been on pause and auditions have been on Zoom, Danielle Pinnock and LaNisa Renee Frederick have taken their comedy-activism to new heights. Launched in 2018, Hashtag Booked is Pinnock and Frederick’s improvised sketch Instagram series that shares “a raw slice of the #actorslife,” diving into their experiences of being Black actors in show business.