ENCOUNTER 2019

Submission Deadline: August 15th, 2018

SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN

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ENCOUNTER Performance Dates 

Jan 10th- 20th 2019

ENCOUNTER is a festival curated around the Collaboraction annual theme of "Coming Together" with theater, visual art, music, video, dance, panels, and discussions presented simultaneously in all three venuesof Collaboraction Studios. 

ENCOUNTER will be curated through a combination of open and invited submissions from throughout the city and will serve to engage the community with the theme of "Coming Together" and incite knowledge, discussion, and action. After the week-long series at Collaboraction Studios, select elements of Encounter will tour to Chicago’s Hamilton, Hermosa, and Austin neighborhoods with free events and community conversations. 

Submission Deadline: August 15th, 2018
Encounter 2018
CALLING ALL
PLAYWRIGHTS, DEVISORS, POETS, FILMMAKERS, DANCERS, MUSICIANS, AND VISUAL ARTISTS 
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