Collaboraction incites social change through original devised theatre and community engagement that cultivates knowledge, dialogue and action around Chicago's most critical social issues. 


Every Collaboraction performance is followed by a Crucial Conversation moderated by Collaboraction Executive Director Dr. Marcus Robinson. These Crucial Conversations are integral to the work on stage, giving audiences an opportunity to share insight and wisdom derived from the theatrical performance in a way that cultivates knowledge and empathy, and inspires a personal desire to take action to make a difference.

Awarded the 2020 Foster Innovation Award
Awarded the 2020 Multiracial Unity Award of the Racial Justice Task Force
Awarded a 2018 Otto Award for groundbreaking political theatre