• Ravenswood’s Shattered Globe Theatre Gets $150,000 Grant To Attract Artistic Talent

    by Alex V. Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / February 1, 2023

    The grant from the Bayless Family Foundation will help the 32-year-old company add jobs and expand its work.

    RAVENSWOOD — A six-figure grant will help a Ravenswood theater company expand its work as leaders continue to recover from pandemic disruptions.

    Shattered Globe, 4222 N. Ravenswood Ave., will receive $150,000 over the next three years as part of the Bayless Family Foundation’s Stepping Stone grant program. 

    Many people left the city’s arts industry during the pandemic, said Sandy Shinner, Shattered’s producing artistic director. The grant allows the Shattered Globe to add sustainable jobs and explore organizational structures to better serve audiences and performers, she said. 

    “We’re bringing the next generation of theater artists on board, which is enormously important. But we have to be able to retain and attract these talented artists who want to work in administration,” Shinner said. Read more HERE




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