May 2024 Newsletter

Hello Teaching Artists! I hope you are having a great summer so far. Here are the monthly opportunities:

Check out new job listings from Behind the Book, P.S. Arts, East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, and more! If you have a TA job you’d like to list, head over to our job board to post it.

Teaching Artist Project 2024-25

Teaching Artist Project, or TAP, is a collective of diversely experienced, antiracist arts educators training emerging and working teaching artists who are looking for a supportive community to engage in a self-reflective, justice-oriented learning practice in service of their teaching. The program entails a rigorous, 8-month curriculum, rich in social justice-based pedagogy that also provides supervised on-the-job experience.

Applications for the signature 2024-2025 program will open soon! Stay tuned.

AATE 2024 Conference
held at the Swissotel Chicago
July 17-20, 2024

2024 is the time to be surrounded by the inspiring work of local organizations, artists, and educators from Chicago amid a national dialogue. Chicago is rooted in community and has always been a seed for programming, theatre, and initiatives that expand to other cities nationwide. For this year’s conference, we seek to explore how we root our movements for change in local communities. How do we make space for new voices to expand accessibility? How do we reclaim spaces to dream up new opportunities for theatre and education? Join us as we highlight youth and community voices that propagate change, and plant seeds for continued growth in our field.

Tiered Registration


(Select the tier that fits your budget)
Tier 1 – $775*

Tier 2 – $500*
Tier 3 – $450*
Tier 4 – $425*
Tier 5 – $375*
Student Rate – $200
Virtual Participation – $100
(Virtual Conference will take place on Saturday, July 13th)

Promotional banner for CourseStorm offering a free download of the ‘State of the Arts Report’. The graphic features a stylized blue sky with fluffy white clouds and a scattering of colorful, abstract paint blobs. Text on the banner highlights that the report provides a decade of class registration insights and recommendations to help arts education programs SOAR in 2024.

As always, we could not do this work without your support. Thank you!

With Gratitude,

Katie Rainey
TAG Executive Director



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