Our 7th annual Peacebook Festival will be a day of fellowship and creating peace– with workshops, meals, panels and performances for centered around restoration, and collective healing to inspire unity and action. In the theme of "the future, past, and present of healing theater," this year's festival will feature performances from Oba William King, company member Sandra Delgado, Jeronimo Speaks, and more!




WHEN: October 8, 2022 from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm

LOCATION: The Kehrein Center for the Arts (5628 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60644)

TICKETS: Tickets are $30 (General Admission) or $15 (Artist/Activist/



Peacebook’s theme this year is “The future, past and present of healing theater,” or theater that heals. The event will present three different shows, each featuring a different, diverse line-up of Chicago artists and social justice warriors, all sharing work that shares their personal perspectives on peace, in order to promot unity in Chicago.  



Each piece will be filmed, edited, and shared in a digital format. Please be aware that a photography and film team will be recording and documenting the event. The photographs and films may be published, transmitted or broadcast by Collaboraction and used in public materials, including on Collaboraction's website, and may be circulated to the press and other broadcast media and internet websites for publication, transmission or broadcast. 



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“After the physical and emotional toll of the past two years, Collaboraction has emerged newly focused on creating live theater experiences based around self care and wellness. Love and care are communal first steps to peace, solidarity and racial healing." 

– Anthony Moseley, Artistic Director



The Light: Collaboraction's youth artist/activist ensemble, full of amazing talent, each sharing their art along their own personal social justice focus.

The Example Setters: the Chicago youth performance collective who live their motto “We don't perform. We breathe life” under the direction of Collaboraction Company Member Sir Taylor.


The Happiness Club: Chicago’s favorite hip hop kids who base their original musical show on issues they feel strongly about, like tolerance, education, and high self-esteem…always encouraging positive values and social change.

Jeronimo Speaks: a Chicago based spoken word and hip-hop artist since 2011. He has performed in several cities across the U.S. including NYC, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Dallas, and more, as well as received multiple awards including Spoken Word Artist of the Year by the P.O.E.T Organization, Poet of the Year at the Midwest Urban Music Awards, and the Poetry in Motion Award by Safe & Sound.

1:00 PM- PAST

Aztec Dance Chicago: the Chicago teen program directed by Susana Banuelos that shares information about Native American communities and presents beautiful pre-Hispanic and contemporary expressions of Aztec dance.


Brickheadz Crew: the legendary Chicago breakin’ crew, poppin’ and lockin’ for five generations.


Oba William King: known as the Poetic Storyteller, has been recognized as one of the most exciting of his peer group, debuting with the National Association of Black Storytellers at the San Diego conference in 2006. He is an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship Award Recipient in Traditional Folk Arts among other awards and has been a featured artist across several platforms including WTTW television in Chicago, the Bronzeville Children’s Museum, the DuSable Museum, Chicago Public Schools Early Childhood Education, and more.


Sandra Delgado: creator and star of The Sandra Delgado Experience, Chicago’s hit musical La Havana Madrid, and a founding Collaboraction company member.


F.U.R.Y., aka Samantha Jordan: the Austin-based rapper, housing justice activist and Collaboraction’s newest teaching artist for The Light.  


M.A.D.D Rhythms: a Chicago tap dance troupe and academy, is developing some of the best Chicago tap dancers while educating folks about the true nature and history of the art form.


MC SKOOL: led by Chicago artist, mentor and teacher, PHENOM, the MC SKOOL performance will feature the final graduating class of the program, 16Real, made up of Law of HUEY, Melanin Blossom, Mari Redd, SamTheSentient, RizzoRichie and Soundz.


Pilar Audain: lead writer, performer, and high priestess for Collaboraction’s 25th anniversary event, Moonset Sunrise, founder and CEO of the Wrap Your beYOUty Movement, and associate director for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Greater Chicago. 

*There will be a free community dinner at 5:00 pm along with a panel discussion.