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2:00 pm

Breathe With Me-SPARKfest

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL United States

Devised by Artistic Company Members Millie Hurley and Maura Kidwell Directed by Associate Artistic Director Heather Bodie 43.5 million Americans are currently caring for an ill or elderly family member, according to the latest research on caregiving done by the AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving. While we speak of caregiving as both a gift and a burden, we never really consider how hard it is on the actual person who is having to … Continue reading

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5:00 pm

Walk A Mile-SPARKfest

September 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL United States

Devised and performed by Artistic Company Member Stacy Stoltz Directed by Matt Hawkins How do you reconnect or strengthen your ties to your family? How does your connection to them affect the way you move through the world? With all the chaos and confusion in the world, in our country, why is family important? Walk a Mile is about a woman uncovering her family’s stories, personalizing those stories and re-telling them as though they are … Continue reading

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8:00 pm

The Lies We Tell-SPARKfest

September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL United States

Devised by Artistic Company Members Mariana Green and Adam Poss Directed by Charlotte Drover The story of one man’s struggle with addiction, starting in high school, continuing through college, graduate school, and in the workforce. As a high functioning addict, he told lies to friends, family, coworkers, and girlfriends to protect the addiction. Along with the lies he tells, the work explores the lies others chose to believe. How does addiction impact relationships? What truths … Continue reading

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9:30 pm

SPARKfest panel discussion: Adult Addiction

September 9 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL United States

Presented by PEER Services in conjunction with SPARKfest production The Lies We Tell. 

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