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)

Paddy Lynn's programs are designed for various ages and interests. Her storyacting program, COLOR MY WORLD, uses recognizable books in a highly participatory program for young audiences from pre-schoo...

Panoramic takes a wide-angle view of music. Formed by steelpan virtuoso Liam Teague and multi-instrumentalist Robert Chappell, the group combines intricate original compositions and intense improvisa...

Since 1976, Patricia Hruby Powell has toured internationally with her dance company, One Plus One, weaving stories from dance and words. She now tells stories accented by dance, percussion instruments...

Perceptual Motion, Inc. is a dynamic multigenerational company whose dancers perform with heart, grace, and a deep willingness to bring joy to people's lives. Artistic Director Lin Shook’s award-win...

Combining theater and music, this husband and wife team brings characters to life with entertaining, inspiring original scripts. Piano, vocal music, and dance are interwoven with beautiful visuals an...

Marilyn Price weaves a finely-crafted interactive performance combining the art of storytelling with the visual magic of puppetry. Modern parables, classic folktales, and interpretations using puppets...

Pros Arts Studio’s Payasos/Clown Ensemble offers shows in English, Spanish, Italian, and Clown, and has performed in theaters, libraries, rural main streets, and city playlots since 1979. Ensemble ...

Quest Theatre Ensemble is committed to being the "people's theatre" by creating productions that inform, delight, inspire, and unite. Through the use of visual spectacle and music, Quest tells familia...

Bill Robinson has been playing hammered dulcimer for over fifty years, learning to play from his family. He has performed and taught throughout the United States with several well-known artists. Bill ...

Mrs. Rajeswari Pariti is a professional musician and an “A grade artist” of All India Radio. She performs South Indian classical (Carnatic) music on a traditional stringed instrument called a veen...

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