The Alliance produces events for African American artists and performers and provides an opportunity to showcase their artistry and to receive resources needed to grow and strengthen their artistic careers.
Awards presented to the Best and Brightest in the Black Arts Community. Awards in theater, film, dance, visual music, literature and technical arts.
Provides Black actors and performers of Chicago an opportunity to receive resources needed to grow and strengthen their careers and audition for the multiple Black Theater companies.
The Black Dance Focus on You + Black Dance United Auditions provide Black dancers and choreographers of Chicago an opportunity to receive resources needed to grow and strengthen their careers and audition for the multiple Black Dance companies and choreographers will have an opportunity for performance, workshop, or intensive opportunities. All events will be held virtually via Zoom.
Resource development workshop for Alliances’ members that will provide fundraising best practices, grant writing tools and resources needed for a successful development and marketing office.
An arts leadership mentoring program for African American arts organizations.
The Business of Art seminars for artist entrepreneurs reflect the Alliance’s deep commitment to the arts community to provide professional development that will help build capacity and create wealth and economic opportunity.