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    Join us on May 28 (11am-2pm) at 139 Gale Ave in River Forest (between Lathrop and First Ave, just south of Washington Blvd) If you need further details, please call our home office at 773-509-9360. On the day of the event, call Cappy’s cell phone at 312-402-2498.

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  • Future Perfect

    Future Perfect is a modern fairytale, co-created with 1300 youths. It premieres this June.

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  • Future Perfect Garden Party

  • Bellissima welcomes Nick Sandys as Future Perfect Director for our June 2022 Chicago Premiere

    Nick Sandys is an award-winning actor, director, and fight choreographer, as well as an educator, based in Chicago. He was a founding ensemble member of Remy Bumppo Theatre Company in 2002, and served as Artistic Director from 2012-2021. He is also an Artistic Associate at First Folio Theatre and is adjunct faculty at The Theatre […]

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  • Inspiring Future Perfect

    View images from our workshops with 1300 Chicago Youths creating Future Perfect.

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  • Making Jazz, Arthur Briggs and Josephine Baker, French:

    On April 10, 2022 we hosted an international conversation about the history of African-American artists living in France, the cross-cultural stories of their fight for recognition, race relations, and the embrace of solidarity through music. View the forum anytime at cabaretconnexion.org/roundtable. Travis Atria (author of Better Days Will Come Again, the life of Arthur Briggs), […]

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  • Personnel Chicago 2022

    This conference continues the essential conversation on the art of cabaret among performers, teachers and coaches, writers and historians, and fans. Come meet each other! Cette conférence poursuit l’essentiel de la conversation sur l’art du cabaret entre interprètes, enseignants et entraîneurs, écrivains et historiens, et fans. Venez vous rencontrer! Workshop/Master Class Leaders Participants

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  • Past conferences

    International exchanges continue the essential conversation on the art of cabaret among performers, teachers and coaches, writers, historians, and fans. Join us in Chicago in 2022. Here’s the history of our past encounters

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  • About the Cabaret Connexion

    To promote the art of cabaret, we host international exchanges among cabaret artists, teachers and coaches, writers, historians, and fans. A growing community of cabaret artists and enthusiasts from around the globe gather for concerts and intimate educational workshops.  Like cabaret itself, connection is at the heart of these unique events: revealing how performers connect to […]

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