• Join our DePaul SongShop sessions

    After 18 months of pandemic restrictions, we’re back at the DePaul School of Music, Tuesday evenings at 7 PM, Fall 2021. SongShop is a place to explore character and truth-telling in song. More than that, it has become home to a community of singers who, in seeking to connect to their songs and their audience, […]

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  • Celebrating 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret

    Never before has there been a collection of Chicago’s African American singers, Parisian Cabaret, LGBTQIA+ artists, and the classic American standards all coming together to celebrate 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret! Presented by Chicago Cabaret Professionals, Working In Concert, and The Cabaret Project. Cabaret Burlesque & Great American Songbook Sept 19, 2021 @ 3:00pmDirectors: Anne […]

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  • Join the Roster

    If you want to use the power and intimacy of cabaret to advance the role of Black voices in our society, our roster is open to you. African-American performers and collaborators are welcome! African-American performers and venues are invited to respond by writing to [email protected] Tell us about your experience on stage, include a short […]

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  • Midsummer’s Dream –songs in 2 acts

    Songs to celebrate summer, lazy afternoons and midnight walks, roses and gardens. Pianists: Elizabeth Doyle, Bobby Schiff, Dan Stetzel.Singers: Adrienne Minnes, Carrie Hedges, Carol Weston, Christian Halvorsen, Claudia Hommel, Evelyn Danner, Jonathan Lewis, Lydia Stux, Patrick Davis, Ruth Fuerst, Sharon Waltham TWO WAYS TO ATTEND: Virtually —Your Zoom viewing link will be sent via email […]

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  • Bastille Day 2021 – le 14 juillet

    Wednesday, July 14: Singer Claudia Hommel and accordionist Patricia Spaeth kick up their heels to bring you the magic of Paris for Bastille Day. You’ll be humming “Bonjour Paris” as we stroll down the “Champs Elysées” “Under the Paris Skies” all the way to “The River Seine” and “Beyond the Sea”. Also featuring special guesta […]

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  • Help Us Make the Connexion!

    Chicago cabaret artists are working in concert with Parisian cohorts to promote the art of intimate cabaret song in our sister cities and beyond. Grow the Cabaret Connexion

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  • Support the Connexion

    Help Us Make the Connexion! Chicago cabaret artists are working in concert with French and Parisian cohorts to promote the art of intimate cabaret song in our sister cities and beyond.  YOU can help us grow the Cabaret Connexion. Become a contributor at any levelEvery donation counts toward underwriting this project as we work toward […]

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  • Conference Overview—Sète, France 2023

    To further the essential conversation on the art of cabaret, we host international exchanges among performers, teachers and coaches, writers, historians, and fans. Join us in Sète, France this summer! The conference of Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion is a unique opportunity to advance the art of cabaret, to be inspired by fellow artists, and to […]

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  • “On Call: COVID-19” return engagement streaming JUNE 8-15, 2021

    Our world premiere “On Call: COVID-19” returns online for a limited engagement JUNE 8-15, 2021 Composed by David Shenton with librettist Christine Steyer, the opera spotlightsthe power of friendship for six frontline healthcare workers in unprecedented times. 60-minutes, in English with English subtitles. Appropriate for youths 8+. Featuring the Bellissima Opera Cast directed by Carl […]

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  • BVIC Promo Video

  • CPCX Highlights 2018

  • Chicago Conference Personnel 2018

    This conference brings together the contributions of performers, speakers, teachers and coaches, writers and historians and fans for an essential conversation on the art of cabaret. Come meet each other! Workshop and Master Class Leaders Additional performers and speakers Participating Singers Coordinators and volunteers The Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion was founded in late 2016 by […]

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