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

40 North/88 West
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
Artist Life, NFP
Arts DuPage – DuPage Foundation
Arts Quincy
Artspace 304
Asian Improv aRts Midwest
Barrington Cultural Commission
Barrington’s White House
Bolingbrook Arts Council
Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods
Buchanan Center for the Arts
Centro de Informacion, Arte, Y Cultura Centroamericano
Chicago a cappella
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Chicago Artists Coalition
Chicago Children’s Choir
Chicago Children’s Museum
Chicago Cultural Alliance
Chicago Federation of Musicians
Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
Chicago High School for the Arts
Chicago Humanities Festival
Chicago Multicultural Dance Center
Chicago Opera Theater
Cinema Gallery

CIRKA (Collaborative Initiative to Revive Kankakee Arts)
CNL Projects
DanceWorks Chicago
Edgar Miller Legacy
Egyptian Theatre
Eighth Blackbird Performing Arts Association
Elgin Cultural Arts Commission
Farwell House
First Folio Theatre
Freeport Art Museum
Geneva Center for the Arts
Geneva Cultural Arts Commission
Gerald M. Brookhart Arts In Education Spring Celebration
Goodman Theatre
Grant Park Music Festival
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Heartland Festival Orchestra
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 Art Education Association
Illinois Dance Education Organization
Illinois High School Art Exhibit
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Illinois Humanities
Illinois Music Education Association
Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66
International Music Foundation

Intonation Music
James Lumber Center for Performing Arts
Jazz Institute of Chicago
Joel Hall Dancers & Center
Kalapriya Foundation, Center for Indian Performing Arts
Katherine Dunham Centers for Art
Krannert Art Museum
La Grange Art League
Links Hall
Lookingglass Theatre Company
Lyric Opera of Chicago
McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage
Meher Dance Company
Merit School of Music
MOMENTA Dance Company
Mudlark Theater Company
Mundelein Arts Commission
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
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 Shore Choral Society
Northlight Theatre
Oak Park Area Arts Council
Old Town School of Folk Music
Quad City Arts
Ravinia Festival Association
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble
Rockford Symphony Orchestra
Sandwich Opera House
School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

See Chicago Dance
Silk Road Rising
Snow City Arts
South Side Jazz Coalition
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 Art Odyssey
The Arts Club of Chicago
The Arts of Life
The Gift Theatre
The Hub-Arts and Cultural Center
The Orpheum Theatre
The Passage Theatre
The Peoria Art Guild
The Poetry Foundation
The Saints
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago
The Space Movement Project
The Special Consensus
The Story Theatre
Three Brothers Theatre
TimeLine Theatre Company
UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts
United States Artists
Victory Gardens Theater
Village of Hoffman Estates
Waukegan Arts Council
Winifred Haun & Dancers
Writers Theatre
WTTW Communications

Individual Members

Monica Brown
Kelly Carter
Ann Collins
Doris Davenport
Jean de St Aubin
Linda Drysdale
Ron Duplack
Mohamed Elgendy
Matthew-Lee Erlbach
Joshua Favors
Jorge Felix

Ashley Floyd
Claudia Freeman
Denise Gamble
Caitlyn Garrity
Benjamin Harris
Susanne Hillen
Laurie Hillman
Mary Lynn Dietsche
Lorimar Matos
Fred Matthews
Joan Mazzonelli

Harvey Moshman
Susan Musich
Valerie Nicholson
Lynn Osmond
Rose Parisi
Kevin Pease
Greg Peerbolte
Rheva Phillips
Gordon Quinn
Jamie Roberts
Emma Rose Gudewicz

Susan Rothchild
Jessica Sieck
Eva Silverman
Alicia Sullivan
Katie Troccoli
Peter Vega
Natalia Villanueva Linares
Devon Weist
Henry Wishcamper
Lisa Yates
Jessica Zakula