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)

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater

The Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater is the premier Spanish dance company in the United States to have in-residence status at a university (Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago). The Ensem...

Face to Face Productions

Face to Face Productions is a professional touring and educational theater which brings young audiences “face to face” with historical and literary figures. The company produces original curricul...

Farley

Sherri Farley’s love for the hammered dulcimer grew from an appreciation for the music of handcrafted mountain instruments. She was awarded an Illinois Arts Council Master-Apprentice grant to study ...

Fiddleback

Fiddleback has gained a reputation as an exciting performing group with almost universal appeal. Audiences are thrilled by their hot twin fiddling, guitar wizardry, and moving ballads. Violinists Vict...

First Folio Shakespeare Festival

Since 1996, First Folio Shakespeare’s touring shows have been showing students just how much fun Shakespeare can be. Their mainstage productions have earned them numerous recommendations and nomina...

Flanagan's Wake

Flanagan’s Wake is the hilarious interactive Irish wake that has been running in Chicago for eleven smash years, making it one of the longest-running shows in Chicago theater history! When will it e...

Four Bettys

Four Bettys is an a cappella quartet affilliated with Sweet Adelines International, Inc. In addition to barbershop, the Bettys sing a wide variety of a capella music for any occasion! With a combined...

Fox Tales International

Brian “Fox” Ellis is a dynamic storyteller, prolific author, and highly sought keynote speaker. Through stories and song, myth and poetry, Fox brings the world to your school, library, family read...

Franceska's Marionette Theater

Franceska’s Marionette Theater was created in Czechoslovakia more than thirty-five years ago and has toured many international puppetry festivals throughout Europe. Franceska’s Marionettes Theate...

From Around the World to a Chicago Neighborhood

Changing Worlds is a nonprofit educational arts organization whose mission is to foster inclusive communities through oral history, writing, and art programs that improve student learning, affirm iden...

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