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)

Chicago Jazz Ensemble

Founded by the late William Russo, Chicago Jazz Ensemble (CJE) has been in residence at Columbia College Chicago since 1965. Celebrated by critics and audiences alike as one of the nation’s foremost...

Chicago Jazz Orchestra

"This is what repertory jazz should be: not a tepid re-creation of work, but a chance to hear how skillfully-blended instrumental voices can set a room humming.”- Kevin WhiteheadChicago Sun-TimesCom...

Chicago Klezmer Ensemble

Chicago Klezmer Ensemble is known for its elegant and knowledgeable performance style that retains the earthy, human, and expressive qualities that give klezmer music a direct contact with its listene...

Chicago Moving Company

The Chicago Moving Company (CMC) is one of Illinois' most celebrated modern dance companies. Known for its pure, powerful dance works, CMC has performed throughout Chicago and has toured international...

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) is a major community asset, enhancing and contributing to the cultural and educational activities in the Chicago area for over 112 years. The CSOA is...

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra

Led by Music Director Allen Tinkham and consisting of the most advanced high school musicians from the Chicago area, the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra (CYSO) is internationally recognized as one of...

Child's Play Touring Theatre

Child's Play is the premier professional theater for young audiences in the United States, dedicated exclusively to performing stories and poems written by children. Based in Chicago, Child's Play is...

Children Draw Animals

The International Collection of Child Art at Illinois State University contains approximately 8,500 original works produced by children from over fifty countries. The artwork varies from very young ch...

Chinese Music Society of North America

The Chinese Music Society of North America is the most prestigious Chinese music program in the United States. The Silk and Bamboo ensemble, the premier group performing the silk (bowed and plucked st...

Chocolate Chips Theatre Company

Chocolate Chips Theatre Company's productions reflect Black experiences and are designed to entertain and educate youth while appealing to adult audiences. In residence at Kennedy-King College (City C...

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