WHO WE ARE:
The Young Professionals Board of Stage 773 (YPB) is a group of young professionals who define what it means to be a ‘patron of the arts’ in the modern world.
WHY WE ARE:
We are here to serve all Chicago artists. We believe in community, art and art making!
WHAT WE DO:
YPB is a community of 30 - 40 diverse Chicagoans that serve as ambassadors to the mission and culture of the Stage 773.
In return for this support we receive:
- The first notice of upcoming events and free tickets or discounted tickets.
- Access to professional development opportunities.
- Networking opportunities with artists and community, including Stage 773’s Executive Board of Directors.
- An opportunity to make an impact of the Chicago art community and learn the behind-the-scenes of operating a theater.
- 773 Artist's Membership Cards
- Assist in transforming curiosity into inspiration for art makers, patrons, and each other.
- Help make Stage 773 HOME for all art makers.
- Provide assistance during Stage 773 festivals.
- Spread the word about Stage 773 events and productions.
- Assist in fundraising.
- Play a role in scheduled YPB annual events.
- Attend 50% of YPB meetings.
- Pledge to pay annual membership fee of $12.25 + $7.73 = $19.98, to be paid at the time of joining.
SketchFest (January 11-21, 2018)
YPB Variety Show\Talent show (April 2018)
The BESTival at Chicago Women’s Funny Festival (June 17, 2017)
Stage 773's Stepping Stone Series - A professional development series held every quarter. ( First of the series is November 7, 2017)
Stage 773 Homecoming Weekend with Pub Crawl (October 6-7, 2017)
Building Art Annual Appeal (November – January, annually)
YPB Chair: Jimmy Rio YPB Vice Chair: Michael Silver Staff Liaison: Jill Valentine Executive Board Liaison: Brad Younts
Steering Committee: Mollie Rehner, Paul Hughs, Jonald Reyes