BIPOC Teens Learn About All Aspects Of Theater In New Workshop

Editor’s Note: A prior version of this story, Jones was identified using the incorrect pronouns. The story has been updated to reflect their gender identity. We regret the error. URBANA — This summer, Champaign-Urbana teens who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) are getting free weekly training in all aspects of theater […]

Theaters Are Reopening But Some Aren’t Sure What Comes Next

MONTICELLO — Theater companies around central Illinois are gearing up for summer shows and new seasons, but some directors say they aren’t sure what they’ll do after their summer shows as Illinois reopens.  Paul Strain is president of the board of DLO Musical Theatre in Danville. He says his company is producing their youth and […]

Theater Groups & Classes Look For Ways To Survive Coronavirus Shutdown

URBANA – Live theater in America has been largely shut down for the past two months, due to the coronavirus outbreak. In central Illinois, theater groups are experimenting with performing online, while they wait for the time they can bring actors and audiences together again in the same building. Jim Meadows reports on how theater […]