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these are events online - they may be streamed on social media (such as Facebook) or on the organization's website.  please check the event for more details.

Upcoming events

  • 10/24/2020 10:00 am - 10/24/2020 10:00 am

    Having a hard time engaging students in E-Learning? Learn how to utilize the principles of ‘Yes And” to bring energy to your online class meetings and lessons! Teachers will learn games and strategies that they can easily add to current academic and social-emotional lessons. This workshop is appropriate for teachers in grades 3-8. Ways to differentiate for grade level, ability level, and the content will be provided.

    Date/Time: Saturday October 24th 10 AM -12 PM CT (GMT-6)
    Instructor: Kate Wiersema
    Tuition: $20
    Location: Online via Zoom
    About the presenter: Kate Wiersema has been a Special Education teacher for the past ten years and has experience in second through eighth grade. She has a Master’s Degree from Concordia University in Differentiated Instruction. Kate has studied at Comedy Sportz Chicago and is a graduate of the Second City Music Program. She has performed, taught, and coached improv for children and adults in the Chicagoland area for the last ten years.

  • 10/24/2020 7:00 pm - 10/24/2020 7:00 pm
    In place of the annual NIETF gala, we are hosting an online reception. Many of you often comment that your favorite part of the gala is getting to see everyone that you don't get to all year through. We want to make that happen, just virtually this year instead of in person.
    BYOB, dress up in gala finery or casual it up in comfy couch attire, or even dress in costume, we just want to see you there!
    There'll be some fun activities and time to talk and catch up with all your friends and theatre family. We'll recognize some accomplishments and honor those we've lost this past year. It will truly be a time of community.
    It'll all happen on Zoom so you'll be able to attend from anywhere.
    Tickets are $10. When you purchase, you'll see you can select from any of our member theatres or NIETF. Your $10 will go straight to the theatre you choose. Want to support several, you can buy multiple tickets. But one link is all you’ll need to access the event, no matter how many are participating from your location.
  • 10/24/2020 7:00 pm - 10/24/2020 7:00 pm

    The year is 2020. A mysterious virus has laid waste to all social interactions and has forced people to stay inside. To stave off boredom and dark thoughts, people turn to the internet to find entertainment and joy.

    Thus…

    THE GRID was born – featuring improv actors from across the internet all in one location to entertain the masses.

    Boot up your devices and log into our Facebook page on at 7 PM CT to get on THE GRID! The show is free but if you’re inclined to make a donation, please consider buying a $5 virtual ticket.

    Streaming at http://facebook.com/improductionsllc!

  • 10/31/2020 7:00 pm - 10/31/2020 7:00 pm

    The year is 2020. A mysterious virus has laid waste to all social interactions and has forced people to stay inside. To stave off boredom and dark thoughts, people turn to the internet to find entertainment and joy.

    Thus…

    THE GRID was born – featuring improv actors from across the internet all in one location to entertain the masses.

    Boot up your devices and log into our Facebook page on at 7 PM CT to get on THE GRID! The show is free but if you’re inclined to make a donation, please consider buying a $5 virtual ticket.

    Streaming at http://facebook.com/improductionsllc!

  • 11/07/2020 7:00 pm - 11/07/2020 7:00 pm

    The year is 2020. A mysterious virus has laid waste to all social interactions and has forced people to stay inside. To stave off boredom and dark thoughts, people turn to the internet to find entertainment and joy.

    Thus…

    THE GRID was born – featuring improv actors from across the internet all in one location to entertain the masses.

    Boot up your devices and log into our Facebook page on at 7 PM CT to get on THE GRID! The show is free but if you’re inclined to make a donation, please consider buying a $5 virtual ticket.

    Streaming at http://facebook.com/improductionsllc!

  • 11/14/2020 7:00 pm - 11/14/2020 7:00 pm

    The year is 2020. A mysterious virus has laid waste to all social interactions and has forced people to stay inside. To stave off boredom and dark thoughts, people turn to the internet to find entertainment and joy.

    Thus…

    THE GRID was born – featuring improv actors from across the internet all in one location to entertain the masses.

    Boot up your devices and log into our Facebook page on at 7 PM CT to get on THE GRID! The show is free but if you’re inclined to make a donation, please consider buying a $5 virtual ticket.

    Streaming at http://facebook.com/improductionsllc!

  • 11/20/2020 6:00 pm - 11/20/2020 6:00 pm

    Get in the Christmas spirit with your family by staying in! RPAC will deliver all the materials for one finished canvas painting project to your doorstep. You provide the Gingerbread, candy, or beverages of choice (cocoa, anyone?) and the painters. We will provide the step-by-step paint along via a private Zoom event. This is a great chance to get out without going out!

    (Our design is TBD. Once it is set, we will update this event with the correct photo. You can bet it will get you in the Christmas spirit, though!)

    $20 covers the cost of canvas, paint, and serves as admission to the event. If you would like to keep your easel and paintbrushes you may do so for an extra $5. (Our easels make a great display stand in a pinch!)

    Materials for this event will be delivered on November 19th to your patio via contactless delivery.

    Unpurchased easels and brushes will be picked up via our state-of-the-art patio delivery system after the event.

  • 11/21/2020 7:00 pm - 11/21/2020 7:00 pm

    The year is 2020. A mysterious virus has laid waste to all social interactions and has forced people to stay inside. To stave off boredom and dark thoughts, people turn to the internet to find entertainment and joy.

    Thus…

    THE GRID was born – featuring improv actors from across the internet all in one location to entertain the masses.

    Boot up your devices and log into our Facebook page on at 7 PM CT to get on THE GRID! The show is free but if you’re inclined to make a donation, please consider buying a $5 virtual ticket.

    Streaming at http://facebook.com/improductionsllc!

  • 11/28/2020 7:00 pm - 11/28/2020 7:00 pm

    The year is 2020. A mysterious virus has laid waste to all social interactions and has forced people to stay inside. To stave off boredom and dark thoughts, people turn to the internet to find entertainment and joy.

    Thus…

    THE GRID was born – featuring improv actors from across the internet all in one location to entertain the masses.

    Boot up your devices and log into our Facebook page on at 7 PM CT to get on THE GRID! The show is free but if you’re inclined to make a donation, please consider buying a $5 virtual ticket.

    Streaming at http://facebook.com/improductionsllc!

  • 12/05/2020 7:00 pm - 12/05/2020 7:00 pm

    The year is 2020. A mysterious virus has laid waste to all social interactions and has forced people to stay inside. To stave off boredom and dark thoughts, people turn to the internet to find entertainment and joy.

    Thus…

    THE GRID was born – featuring improv actors from across the internet all in one location to entertain the masses.

    Boot up your devices and log into our Facebook page on at 7 PM CT to get on THE GRID! The show is free but if you’re inclined to make a donation, please consider buying a $5 virtual ticket.

    Streaming at http://facebook.com/improductionsllc!

  • 12/11/2020 7:00 pm - 12/11/2020 7:00 pm

    Everybody in the little town of Christmas is friendly and funny and you'll meet them all, including Skeezix and Sylvester, an elf comedy team that is short in stature and long in laughter; Dancer, the reindeer with a whacky sense of humor; Mrs. Claus, the REAL boss of the outfit; and a hilarious street corner Santa, tested and almost bested by one tough little kid with a sticky sucker. Also included are old favorite stories such as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" and "A Christmas Carol," updated and aimed right for the funny bone, of course. Throw in a wandering group of carolers who cough and sneeze on cue, three kids trying their best to be wise men in the Christmas play, and a riotous lecture on Christmas etiquette, and you're in for an evening of holiday laughter and warmth

  • 12/12/2020 7:00 pm - 12/12/2020 7:00 pm

    The year is 2020. A mysterious virus has laid waste to all social interactions and has forced people to stay inside. To stave off boredom and dark thoughts, people turn to the internet to find entertainment and joy.

    Thus…

    THE GRID was born – featuring improv actors from across the internet all in one location to entertain the masses.

    Boot up your devices and log into our Facebook page on at 7 PM CT to get on THE GRID! The show is free but if you’re inclined to make a donation, please consider buying a $5 virtual ticket.

    Streaming at http://facebook.com/improductionsllc!

  • 12/12/2020 7:00 pm - 12/12/2020 7:00 pm

    Everybody in the little town of Christmas is friendly and funny and you'll meet them all, including Skeezix and Sylvester, an elf comedy team that is short in stature and long in laughter; Dancer, the reindeer with a whacky sense of humor; Mrs. Claus, the REAL boss of the outfit; and a hilarious street corner Santa, tested and almost bested by one tough little kid with a sticky sucker. Also included are old favorite stories such as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" and "A Christmas Carol," updated and aimed right for the funny bone, of course. Throw in a wandering group of carolers who cough and sneeze on cue, three kids trying their best to be wise men in the Christmas play, and a riotous lecture on Christmas etiquette, and you're in for an evening of holiday laughter and warmth

  • 12/13/2020 7:00 pm - 12/13/2020 7:00 pm

    Everybody in the little town of Christmas is friendly and funny and you'll meet them all, including Skeezix and Sylvester, an elf comedy team that is short in stature and long in laughter; Dancer, the reindeer with a whacky sense of humor; Mrs. Claus, the REAL boss of the outfit; and a hilarious street corner Santa, tested and almost bested by one tough little kid with a sticky sucker. Also included are old favorite stories such as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" and "A Christmas Carol," updated and aimed right for the funny bone, of course. Throw in a wandering group of carolers who cough and sneeze on cue, three kids trying their best to be wise men in the Christmas play, and a riotous lecture on Christmas etiquette, and you're in for an evening of holiday laughter and warmth

  • 12/19/2020 7:00 pm - 12/19/2020 7:00 pm

    The year is 2020. A mysterious virus has laid waste to all social interactions and has forced people to stay inside. To stave off boredom and dark thoughts, people turn to the internet to find entertainment and joy.

    Thus…

    THE GRID was born – featuring improv actors from across the internet all in one location to entertain the masses.

    Boot up your devices and log into our Facebook page on at 7 PM CT to get on THE GRID! The show is free but if you’re inclined to make a donation, please consider buying a $5 virtual ticket.

    Streaming at http://facebook.com/improductionsllc!

  • 12/26/2020 7:00 pm - 12/26/2020 7:00 pm

    The year is 2020. A mysterious virus has laid waste to all social interactions and has forced people to stay inside. To stave off boredom and dark thoughts, people turn to the internet to find entertainment and joy.

    Thus…

    THE GRID was born – featuring improv actors from across the internet all in one location to entertain the masses.

    Boot up your devices and log into our Facebook page on at 7 PM CT to get on THE GRID! The show is free but if you’re inclined to make a donation, please consider buying a $5 virtual ticket.

    Streaming at http://facebook.com/improductionsllc!

  • 01/22/2021 6:00 pm - 01/22/2021 6:00 pm

    Complete your own collection or make a special gift for that special someone, all while staying in! RPAC will deliver all the materials for one finished canvas painting project to your doorstep. You provide the cookies, candy hearts, or beverages of choice and the painters. We will provide the step-by-step paint along via a private Zoom event. This is a great chance to get out without going out!

    (Our design is TBD. Once it is set, we will update this event with the correct photo. It will make for a great Valentine's day gift, especially for those who are hard to shop for!)

    $20 covers the cost of canvas, paint, and serves as admission to the event. If you would like to keep your easel and paintbrushes you may do so for an extra $5. (Our easels make a great display stand in a pinch!)

    Materials for this event will be delivered on January 21st to your patio via contactless delivery.

    Unpurchased easels and brushes will be picked up via our state-of-the-art patio delivery system after the event.