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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)

Toshio Shibata

Under the leadership of director Robert Fitzpatrick, the Museum of Contemporary Art is the region’s center for contemporary art and culture. The mission of the MCA is to be a place where the public...

Umoja People

Umoja People is an expression of culture through the arts of music, rhythm, movement, and spoken word. The company provides performances that excite the audience’s sense of rhythm in a gumbo of jazz...

Vocalpoynt

Vocalpoynt is a special blend of four unique voices featuring Byron Woods, Dan Porter, Mae Koen, and Dianne Madison. The group demonstrates a high standard of artistic merit and is cohesive and impro...

Warren Brown

Warren Brown has been portraying Samuel Langhorne Clemens, America’s greatest storyteller, in Catch The Twain around the United States since 1996. He was a four-year, member of the Illinois Humaniti...

Wil Maring

Wil Maring is a highly acclaimed songwriter, having won the prestigious songwriting contest at Merlefest, and has appeared on the Grand Ole Opry with her original music. Her well-crafted songs, solid ...

Yang Ying

As a composer of world fusion music, renowned erhu virtuoso, and longtime soloist for China's premier traditional song and dance ensemble, Yang Ying's shows are a cross-generational and cross-cultural...

Zephyr Dance

Zephyr Dance is “fascinating, authentic and authoritative” (New York Times); “their ensemble discipline at a fine edge” (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) and “delivers a big punch” (Chicago Rea...

¡Salsation! Theatre Company

¡Salsation! is Chicago’s first ensemble theatre company devoted to creating comedy with a Latin flavor. They write their own sketch comedy scripts and improvise from true-life stories, frequently f...

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