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ACTIVATE | Scene Change

  • Auditorium Theatre Alley 416 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60605 United States (map)
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The environment surrounding you and the elements within, produces your ambiance, shifts your perception, and creates an experience.

In alignment with the celebration of the City of Chicago's Year of Chicago Theatre, this series is a peek backstage; an effort to expose the audience to the technical and creative elements of production, such as lighting, sound, and scenic, as they play a critical role in producing the ambiance and creating an impactful theatrical experience.

This series of ACTIVATE | Scene Change is a project produced by Chicago Loop Alliance and curated by SONIDOS.

At ACTIVATE | Scene Change, you will experience:

Events are FREE and open to the public. RSVP below for a free drink ticket (21+).




SONIDOS is a creative production agency & collective that creates stimulating experiences & content to evolve & transcend one's senses & essence.

/so-ni-dos/: meaning "sounds" in spanish, is not purely heard; it is an immersive, deeply-rooted feeling. whether it be ethereal, beat-infused hip-hop or transcending frequencies; sound is a way to escape, express, inspire, & heal your mind, body, & soul with transmitted vibrations.


Peek behind the curtain in the Loop's most unexpected places with ACTIVATE: Backstage. In celebration of the City of Chicago's Year of Chicago Theatre, join Chicago Loop Alliance for a series of four summer nights inspired by the art of performance; each curation has it’s individual sub-theme and twist. Experience interactive art, live music, and immersive audience participation in unusual urban spaces around the Loop.


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