Who We Are

Founded in 2005 and currently seen by over 60,000 people, Erasing the Distance is a non-profit arts organization based in Chicago that uses the power of performance to disarm stigma, spark dialogue, educate, and promote healing surrounding issues of mental health.


The vision of Erasing the Distance is to be a national creative leader in generating insight and compassion around issues of mental health.


Central to the accomplishment of our mission and vision is a commitment to the following core values:

  • Compassion
  • Courageous Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Sustainability

You can expect to find these values in our words and actions.

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