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:
Live mural painting by Ashley Blocker
Pop-up balletbreak dance performance by Mathis Joubert
Video installation by Looney Stein
Interactive wall installation by Patchy Projects
Animations by George Berlin and Looney Stein
"Produce Your Ambiance," an interactive improv, sound and light installation by SONIDOS, with sound design by TH Nordberg
Light installation by SONIDOS
Stage design by SONIDOS
Face painting by Michelle Mink
Stage lighting design and technician by Biolume Productions
Audio by Sound Investment
Events are FREE and open to the public. RSVP below for a free drink ticket (21+).
ABOUT THE CURATOR | SONIDOS
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.
ABOUT THE ACTIVATE PROJECT
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.
SPONSORS | PARTNERS
School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Lyft | CH Distillery | Lagunitas Brewing Company | CLIF | White Claw | Malort | PNC | Topo Chico | Blake’s | GTI | BLICK | TimeOut