Catch up with us!
ChiArts current and past Theatre Conservatory students are 
making the Chicago theatre scene this season!
Last but not least,  Ryuan Johnson (Class of 2018) placed second in the Chicago finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition yesterday evening, and she will travel to New York to perform on Broadway in the nationals on May 1st . Congratulations, Ryuan!
Thalia Agosto (Class of 2019) 
With blank eyes I watch my world burn
Creative Writing and Visual Arts students win over 200 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
We are thrilled to announce the results of this year's Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Our Creative Writing and Visual Arts students received a total of  39 Gold Keys,  the highest honor for the region, and more than 200 awards total. 
Gold Key-winning poem by Chester Wilson III decorates ChiArts' walls
Regional Gold Key winners are currently being considered for national recognition in New York City. National Medalists will be announced on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. 
The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards is the longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for teens in creative writing and visual arts, grades 7-12.  See the full list of winners  here .

Music students represent ChiArts at Lyric Chicago Voices Concert
On February 4, a group of ChiArts vocalists attended the Lyric Opera's Chicago Voices concert featuring performances and unique collaborations by artistic director RenĂ©e Fleming, Shemekia Copeland, Kurt Elling, Lupe Fiasco, The Handsome Family, Jessie Mueller, Matthew Polenzani, John Prine, and Michelle Williams.  ChiArts alumna Noel Price joined the stage with Williams, and the following day, Ms. Fleming coached Class of 2017 vocalist Reever Julian in a special master class.

Special thanks to the Caerus Foundation and Lyric Opera for this amazing opportunity for our scholar-artists!
Dancers advance to finals of the Youth America Grand Prix
Kayla Taylor (senior), Ahmad Hill (senior) and Johnathon Hart (junior) will travel to New York April 11-15 to compete in the international finals of the Youth America Grand Prix , where they will join  1,200 of the world's most promising dancers to receive in-depth mentoring, professional, and performance opportunities. Both Hill and Hart began their ballet training at ChiArts as Novice dancers, showing incredible growth and accomplishment as dancers over their 3-4 years of training.
Shows at ChiArts
See our scholar-artists in action this month.
Senior Dance Showcase
Thursday and Friday, March 16-17 at 7:00-8:30 PM in the ChiArts Auditorium
In a thrilling evening of dance, come enjoy our senior class of dancers debut new works and gifted pieces of choreography from our dance Arts Partners.  The showcase will be the final opportunity to catch most of these students in action and is not to be missed! Located in the ChiArts Auditorium. Enter through Door #4A.

ChiArts Improv Team Showcase
Monday, March 20th at 5:30 PM in the ChiArts Black Box Theater
Join ChiArts' improv team, impACT, for an hour of interactive improv games and scenes in the Black Box Theater. 
Price: Pay what you can
Spring Jazz Concert
Friday, March 24th at 6:30 PM in the ChiArts Auditorium
The ChiArts Music Department presents its Spring Jazz Concert, featuring highlights learned throughout the year. Located in the ChiArts Auditorium. Enter through Door #4A.

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