• 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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  • Roundtable – Table ronde

    Making Jazz, Arthur Briggs and Josephine Baker, French: Seen here: Dr. Rashida Braggs On April 10, 2022 a panel of author/performers joined for an international conversation about the history of African-American artists living in France, cross-cultural stories of their fight for recognition, race relations, and the embrace of solidarity through music.Rejoignez une conversation internationale sur […]

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  • Préparatifs de la Connexion 2022

    MERCI D’AVOIR SOUMIS VOTRE FORMULAIRE D’INSCRIPTION Si vous êtes arrivé via le site Paypal, assurez-vous d’avoir AUSSI soumis le formulaire d’inscriptionhttps://form.jotform.com/220065528801147 afin que nous puissions connaître votre expérience, vos intérêts, vos possibilités d’aide et bien d’autres choses encore. ENVOYEZ-NOUS VOTRE PROFIL MIS À JOUR Assurons-nous que vous êtes sur la liste ! Jetez un coup […]

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  • Working In Concert Executive Assistant Needed

    We have a part-time opening and are looking for a lively and competent candidate to add to our team. If this sounds like an opportunity that you would be excited to help us with, or know someone who fits the bill, read on! Working In Concert is a performing arts facilitator for Bellissima Opera, Black […]

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  • 2022 Program

    19 SESSIONS on 14 THEMES (details below the schedule) Creating and Promoting the Diva in Each of Us, Q&A moderated by Margaret Murphy Webb with Lynne Jordan, Michèle Barbier and Denise Tomasello How to build your show with Alex Rybeck and Jeff Harnar Be Yourself. Everyone else is taken with Isabelle Georges Bridging Communication and […]

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  • Preparing for the Connexion 2022

    THANK YOU FOR SUBMITTING YOUR REGISTRATION FORM If you’ve arrived via the Paypal site, please be sure you have ALSO submitted the Registration form so we can learn of your experience, interests, ways to help and more. SEND US YOUR UPDATED PROFILE Let’s be sure you’re on the roster! Take a look at our 2018 […]

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  • RSVP Black Voices celebrating Sisterhood

  • TOM ARVETIS

    Managing Director Tom Arvetis is a values-driven leader with over twenty years’ experience in the Chicago theatre community building adaptive capacity in teams and organizations by nurturing a culture of curiosity, clarity, and collaboration in order to achieve sustained success.  In 2021, he served as Working In Concert’s strategy consultant. Later that year, he joined […]

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  • Tom Arvetis

    Strategy Consultant for Performing Arts Organizations Tom Arvetis is a values-driven leader with over twenty years’ experience in the Chicago theatre community building adaptive capacity in teams and organizations by nurturing a culture of curiosity, clarity, and collaboration in order to achieve sustained success.  In 2021, he became Managing Director of Oak Park Theater Festival. […]

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  • Announcing our 4th Cabaret Connexion exchange for May 2022

    This year we’re celebrating the legacy of Josephine Baker and discovering Chicago’s legendary cabaret.

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  • Cabaret Connexion 2022

    Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion ran during the day concurrently with Chicago Cabaret Week at night! Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion, May 8-16, 2022  While the evenings were filled with vocal performances as part of Chicago Cabaret Week, daytime was dedicated to artistic growth and developing our profession together. The Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion (#CPCX) Conference held […]

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