Design, Management & Crafting Cohorts

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Lighting Cohort 
Tuesdays from 7:00-8:00 PM CT

The weekly Lighting Cohort is lead by Heather Sparling, Lighting Manager. 

This is an opportunity to build a support network to work together to share information on how we best facilitate performance and arts engagement. No previous experience in lighting is necessary to attend. 

Contact: hsparling@uchicago.edu
 

Sound Cohort
Fridays from 4:30 PM CT

The weekly Sound Cohort is lead by Joyce Murphy, Audio Manager. 

This is an opportunity to build a support network to work together to share information on how we best facilitate performance and arts engagement. No previous experience in sound is necessary to attend. 

Contact: joycemurphy@uchicago.edu
 

Production and Stage Management Cohort 
Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30p in 603 and over zoom.

The weekly Production and Stage Management Cohort is lead by Brian Maschka, Production Manager. 

This is an opportunity to build a support network to work together to share information on how we best facilitate performance and arts engagement. No previous experience in stage or production management is necessary. Curiosity about these positions and interest in arts management is enough of a valid reason for you to attend and participate.

Contact: bmaschka@uchicago.edu
 

Costumes Cohort
Fridays from 3:30-4:30pm CT

The weekly Costumes cohort is lead by Nathan Rohrer, Costume Designer and Costume Shop Manager.

Virtual conversations will include topics of interest related to costume design, costume construction, and the theatrical industry.

Contact: nrohrer@uchicago.edu
 

Props Cohort ​​​​​​
Fridays 12:30-1:30pm in Logan 064 until May 27th.

This weekly Props cohort is lead by Props Manager Jenny Pinson and TAPS North Theater Manager Samantha Rausch

This is an opportunity to build a support network to work together to share information on how we best facilitate performance and arts engagement. No previous experience in props is necessary to attend. 

Contact: rausch@uchicago.edu or jpinson@uchicago.edu
 

Musical Theater Cohort 
Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00pm CT in Logan 028

This weekly Musical Theater cohort is lead by Scott Elmegreen

This is an opportunity to build a support network to work together to share information on how we best facilitate performance and arts engagement. No previous experience in musical theater is necessary to attend. 

Contact: selmegreen@uchicago.edu