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Arts-in-Education Roster

Arts-in-Education Artists Roster

The Arts-in-Education (AIE) Artists Roster is a resource for organizations to find professional teaching artists for hands-on learning experiences. The AIE Artists Roster includes individual artists in all disciplines as well as performing arts companies. Interested artists apply for inclusion in the roster and are juried by a statewide panel of professionals on the basis of the quality of their work, their record of professional achievement, and their skills and experience as educators.

Artists (70)

The group is formed by Music Director Víctor Pichardo (award-winning composer and educator with a twenty-five-year career in Mexican music), ethnomusicologist Juan Díes (also producer of the ensembl...

Stephen Fessler has an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, a BFA from Ohio Wesleyan University, and received his first art training at Backangskolan, Boras, Sweden. Living in a refugee camp in Th...

Striding Lion offers performing arts residencies, workshops, and in-school touring performances for kindergarten through high school students. Striding Lion has extensive residency experience through ...

Recipient of the Prairie Area Reading Council Literacy Award, Sue considers her degree from the University of Wisconsin in secondary education/sociology invaluable in collaborating with educators. She...

Suzanne Berkes has worked with students of many ages and nationalities, teaching a variety of art classes as well as English as a second language. She holds a B.A. degree in Classical Studies, an M.A...

For over twenty years, Martin McCormack and Brian FitzGerald have written and performed a unique blend of roots music. McCormack, a classically-trained Irish tenor, plays acoustic bass and guitar, whi...

The Joffrey Ballet’s Education & Community Engagement Program was founded in 1996 and has been providing quality arts-in-education programming to Chicago’s communities ever since. Its longest...

The Mime Company is a group of theater professionals and educators dedicated to the creation and performance of original work in the art of mime. Founded at Northwestern University in 1972, the compan...

Tom and Chris Kastle have performed in concert, festival, radio, and television settings for over twenty-five years, both nationally and internationally. They have conducted residencies, workshops, an...

Bill Olbrisch graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in English Literature in 1996. That same year, he attended the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College. He spent ...

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