Current Members

Members are the backbone of Arts Alliance Illinois: the largest connected state-level arts advocacy network fighting for arts resources and policies that benefit its members and all Illinois residents.

For more information about membership, please email Erick Deshaun Dorris at

Below is a list of current members. Please note that our membership roster is updated monthly.

Member Organizations

317 Art Collective
A Red Orchid Theatre
Academy of Music of the PaSO
Access Contemporary Music
Albany Park Theater Project
American Blues Theater
Anima – Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus
Arts and Business Council of Chicago
Arts DuPage – DuPage Foundation
Arts in Bartlett
Arts Quincy
ArtsPartners of Central Illinois
Asian Improv aRts Midwest
Awakenings Art
Barrington Cultural Commission
Barrington Dance Ensemble
Barrington’s White House
Big Dipper Projects, Inc.
Bolingbrook Arts Council
Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods
Buchanan Center for the Arts
Carbondale Community Arts
Chicago a cappella
Chicago Artists Coalition
Chicago Children’s Choir
Chicago Children’s Museum
Chicago Children’s Theatre
Chicago Cultural Alliance
Chicago Filmmakers
Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
Chicago High School for the Arts
Chicago Humanities Festival
Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival
Chicago Jazz Philharmonic
Chicago Multicultural Dance Center
Chicago Opera Theater
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association
Chicago Youth Shakespeare
Cinema Gallery
CNL Projects
Community Arts Council of Kankakee County
DanceWorks Chicago
Decatur Area Arts Council
Deeply Rooted Dance Theater & Productions
Edgar Miller Legacy
Egyptian Theatre
Eighth Blackbird Performing Arts Association
Elastic Arts Foundation
Elgin Cultural Arts Commission
Evanston Made
FAME Center
First Folio Theatre
FLXST Contemporary
Freeport Art Museum
Friends of the Bloomington Center Performing Arts
Galena Center for the Arts
Geneva Cultural Arts Commission
Gerald M. Brookhart Arts In Education Spring Celebration
Goodman Theatre
Graham Foundation for Advance Studies in the Fine Arts
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Heritage Chorale
Hoogland Center for the Arts
House of Miles East St. Louis (HOME)
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Hyde Park Art Center
Hyde Park Jazz Festival
Illinois Dance Education Organization
Illinois High School Art Exhibit
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Illinois Humanities
Illinois Music Education Association

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago
International Music Foundation
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Jazz Institute of Chicago
Joel Hall Dancers & Center
Joffrey Ballet
Juvae Jazz Society of Decatur
Krannert Art Museum
Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Art
La Grange Art League
Links Hall
Lookingglass Theatre Company
Lyric Opera of Chicago
McLean County Arts Center
Meher Dance Company
Merit School of Music
Mudlark Theater Company
Mummies and Masterpieces
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Music Institute of Chicago
Music of the Baroque
National Museum of Gospel Music
National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture
National Veterans Art Museum
Navy Pier, Inc.
Near Northwest Arts Council
NiteLite Promotions
North Central Illinois ARTworks
North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council
North Shore Choral Society
Northlight Theatre
Oak Park Area Arts Council
Old Town School of Folk Music
People Made Visible – Mexican Cultural Center DuPage
Quincy Art Center
Ravinia Festival Association
Red Clay Dance Company
Rise Community Development
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble
Rockford Symphony Orchestra

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
See Chicago Dance
ServWorx Metropolis Arts
Shattered Globe Theatre
Silk Road Rising
Snow City Arts
Sones De Mexico Ensemble
South Side Community Art Center
Special Gifts Theatre
Springfield Area Arts Council
St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Strategy for Access Foundation NFP
Suzuki + Kidd Professional Corporation
The African American Arts Alliance of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Arts Club of Chicago
The Dance COLEctive
The Gift Theatre
The Hub-Arts and Cultural Center
The Lucky Trikes
The Metal Shop Performance Lab LLC
The Orpheum Theatre
The Passage Theatre
The Peoria Art Guild
The Poetry Foundation
The Saints
The Singing Men of Oak Brook
The Space Movement Project
The Story Theatre
Trickster Cultural Center
UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts
Urban Gateways
Victory Gardens Theater
Village of Hoffman Estates
Woodstock Opera House
Writers Theatre
WTTW Communications
Zoi Arts

Individual Members

‚ÄčTyla Abercrumbie
Deb Anderson
Katrina Barge
Ashley Beck
Kaye Berry
Emily Calvo
Kathleen Cantone
Carole Carson
Kelly Carter
Ann Collins
Doris Davenport
Peyton Davis
Mohamed Elgendy
Jorge Felix
Ashley Floyd
Maggy Fouche
Noemi Garcia
Lois Guderian
Katrine Hakim

Margaret Hamil
Deirdre Harrison
Nicole Hernandez
William Hickstein
Susanne Hillen
Laurie Hillman
Eddie Hudson
Brooke Hummer
Faith Humphrey Hill
Lynell Ingram
Tara Jay
Hillary Johnson
Mekeda Johnson-Brooks
Rachel Kraft
Mary Kruse
Denis Kyabaggu
Donnell Lawery
Marti Lyons
Amy Maclennan

Lauren Manganaro
Oscar Martinez
Fred Matthews
Joan Mazzonelli
Crystal McDonald
Michael McStraw
Dennis Monn
Harvey Moshman
Pamela Murphy
Susan Musich
Janelle O’Malley
Rose Parisi
Danita Patterson
Kevin Pease
Greg Peerbolte
Rheva Phillips
Maureen Powers
Kyle Price

Gordon Quinn
Elijah Richardson
Jenna Roggensack
Daniel Ronan
Susan Rothchild
Mary Rous
Emily Ruddock
Jack Short
Eva Silverman
Emma Tyler
Chris Vallillo
Peter Vega
Natalia Villanueva
Brad White
Bess Winter
Henry Wishcamper
Michelle Woody
Cheryl Yuen