Arts Directories

Artstour Roster

Artstour Roster
The Artstour Roster features Illinois touring artists, companies, and groups working in dance, mime, interdisciplinary performance, music, performance poetry, spoken word, storytelling, and theater. Artstour Roster artists are professional performers who demonstrate high artistic skills, creative programming, and efficient management. The Artstour Roster is used by Illinois presenters including schools, libraries, park districts, arts and community organizations, and performing arts presenters to identify artists, companies and groups to perform in their communities. 

Artists (238)

NAJWA Dance Corps (NDC) is a company of professional dancers and musicians dedicated to the preservation of dance styles and techniques of different eras which reflect the African-American dance herit...

Founded in 1975, Natya Dance Theatre (NDT) is an Emmy Award-winning professional touring company specializing in Bharata Natyam, a form of classical dance theater from India. NDT’s innovative style ...

Combining the energy of neo-bop and the eclecticism of contemporary jazz, the popular New Arts Jazztet (NAJ) performs an exciting original repertoire. Drawing inspiration from Gerry Mulligan’s pian...

The New Classic Singers is a professional choral ensemble in residence at the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage. This adult professional chorus includes conductors, educators, and soloists. Th...

NightBlue is the only non-equity, not-for-profit performing arts company on Chicago's Southside, insisting on professional-level conduct and maturity in the academic pursuit of the performing arts. Th...

Illinois State University’s Normal Editions Workshop presents an exhibition of contemporary prints, published since the Workshop’s inception in 1976. This exhibit features over eighty original, l...

Illinois State University’s Normal Editions Workshop (N.E.W.) presents an exhibition of contemporary prints by artists who have been invited to collaborate with the staff at N.E.W. This exhibit fea...

Illinois State University’s Normal Editions Workshop presents an exhibition of contemporary, intimate prints. This exhibit features approximately forty-two original, limited-edition prints by a vari...

Oba William King is The Poetic Storyteller, a phenomenal performer and showman. He brings stories, poetry, and cultural songs to life through his interactive, dynamic presentations. Celebrate African-...

Orquestra de Samba is a collaboration of ten Chicago-area musicians with classical, jazz, and Latin backgrounds that have come together to explore the depth, beauty, and power of Brazilian music. From...

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