Pivot Arts Festival 2019

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The 2019 Pivot Arts Festival

May 31 – June 9

Tickets on Sale April 3

Line-Up of World Premieres includes:

Chicago Fringe Opera in collaboration with BraveSoul Movement present hip hop opera “The Rosina Project”

Ayako Kato/Art Union Humanscape present site-specific dance work, “To The Shore: ETHOS Episode I”

Erin Kilmurray’s “Search Party”

Tria Theatre presents Seth Bockley in collaboration with Jesse LaVercombe and Ahmed Moneka new adaptation with live music  “Gilgamesh and Endiku”

Brittany Harlin presents dance/theater tribute to her ancestors “Don’t Forget Your Mother”

Isaac Gomez and Nancy Garcia Loza present an “Girasol: An Evening of Latinx Performances” featuring music, comedy, spoken word….


Tickets for the 2019 Pivot Arts Festival range from free to $25 per event and are available for purchase at pivotarts.org/festival beginning April 3.

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Pivot Arts, which produces and presents contemporary and multidisciplinary performance on Chicago’s far North Side, envisions a vibrant community where collaborations between artists, businesses and organizations lead to the support and creation of unique performance events.Pivot Arts supports multidisciplinary artists through its arts incubator program and fosters the creation of imaginative performance events. In addition to the Festival, Pivot Arts host a Live Talk series that includes performances and discussions and creates site-specific works throughout the year.

Pivot Arts Festival is funded in part by the Alphawood Foundation, Alternatives, Colvin House/Creative Co-Working, FLATSstudio, the Illinois Arts Council, Lickity Split Custard & Sweets, Loyola University Chicago, the MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Gilgamesh and Endiku is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Illinois Arts Council and the Crane Group.

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