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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)

Salle Huber's jazz exemplifies raw emotion, fun, and love of lyric. Salle's style emanates from her unique perspective as a woman who pursued her craft in her '30s and '40s. Her "life mileage" shows i...

With performances for children, families, and adults, Sandi Sylver is a storyteller, ventriloquist (self-taught from a library book), and guitar-playing singer with highly interactive, educational, an...

The Siegel-Schwall Blues Band brought the Chicago Blues sound to a wider national audience in the 1960's through their critically acclaimed popular recordings on Vanguard and RCA, and countless tours ...

The photographs in this exhibition were made by photographers who have worked under the aegis of the Rural Documentary Collection. These include photographers who have graduated from the MFA program i...

Sing Out! Magazine describes them as “...serious artists who have chosen to renew and embellish their heritage.” Dirty Linen says, “Sones de Mexico play traditional Mexican music with passion an...

"One of the finest jazz singers working in this or any other city." - Chicago Tribune"A wicked way with a lyric!" - New York TimesAward-winning jazz vocalist Spider Saloff has received critical acclai...

Founded in 1975, the Springfield Ballet Company (SBC) is a twenty-five-member civic ballet company with a strong annual repertoire, including Rockballet (multi-media contemporary dance performance fea...

Musicians from Ravinia’s Steans Institute is a chamber ensemble whose members are selected each year from the most promising musicians to attend the Institute’s summer session at Ravinia. They pe...

The Steve Duke Trio brings together the talents of saxophonist Steve Duke, guitarist Zvonimir Tot, and bassist Marlene Rosenberg to form a unique collaboration in jazz. The trio performs standard and ...

Street-Level Youth Media educates Chicago’s inner-city youth in media arts and emerging technologies as vehicles for self-expression, communication and social change. Street-Level’s programs build...

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