Our Outreach

Broadway in Bronzeville Productions is the Harold Washington Cultural Center’s in house production company. The mission of Broadway in Bronzeville Productions is to service the community of Chicago by providing an outlet for aspiring artist to develop their craft though the production of live theater. Our motto is “Off the streets and on the stage”.
FEATURES
OUR GOALS
COMMUNITY
1. Develop leaders in the performing arts theater industry.
2. Give the community of Bronzeville a unique and magical Broadway theatrical experience.
3. Provide youth of Chicago a constructive outlet that fosters excellence, leadership, team building, pride, and a since of accomplish.
4. Provide youth of Chicago a monetary incentive to develop theater production, management, and leadership skills.
​1. Develop leaders in the performing arts theater industry.
2. Give the community of Bronzeville a unique and magical Broadway theatrical experience.
3. Provide youth of Chicago a constructive outlet that fosters excellence, leadership, team building, pride, and a since of accomplish.
4. Provide youth of Chicago a monetary incentive to develop theater production, management, and leadership skills.
ENDURE PRODUCTIONS
HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT OUR EFFORTS?
ENDURE Productions is a non-profit organization committed to using a faith-based approach to the performing arts to create career opportunities and increase access for underprivileged youth and adults in the Chicago metropolitan area. All ENDURE Productions programs offer participants access to professional performing arts training, job shadowing, and mentoring that develops their artistic skills and allow them to explore the possibility of pursuing careers as professional musicians, dancers, etc.

ENDURE Productions’ mission is to use the transformational power of music and dance to inspire audiences through high-quality dance and musical productions, and to train and empower underprivileged youth and adults in the Chicago metropolitan area to find careers in the performing arts. ENDURE targets primarily children between ages 12 and 18. However, ENDURE is interested in recruiting a diverse, inter-generational group of individuals to participate in programs, and reach out to everyone in the Chicago metropolitan area through its professional performing arts productions.

Founded in 2006 by, mega-mogul and the Chicago Bulls Luvabulls’ head choreographer, Kim Tyler, Endure Productions has taken the world by storm through its revolutionary productions and performances. Uniting Tyler’s strong faith with her love for the performing arts, Endure fuses the transformational power of music and dance to inspire and uplift the masses. Endure Productions is a life-changing experience featuring 150 dancers in a motivating, innovative, soul-searching movement of empowerment, love, laughter and hope. Endure has produced theatrical masterpieces through unique genres of dance ranging from hip-hop, modern jazz, ballet and tap.

Endure Productions has become a beacon of hope that has sparked an awakening of inspirational and Christian-based arts within the Chicago land area. Tyler’s theatrical movement has developed into a global powerhouse reaching across the United States with growing branches in Los Angeles and Atlanta.
​Here are TEN ways you can contribute to the HAROLD WASHINGTON CULTURAL CENTER:

1. Everything Counts in Small Amounts. $10, $50, $100? A straight donation helps us turn the lights on each day. It takes just a few simple clicks here.
2. Divide and conquer. Join our Broadway in Bronzeville monthly giving program to not only spread your gift year round, but also to receive ticket and merchandise discounts (10% – 20% off), and invitations to exclusive events throughout the year.
3. Give in honor of or in memory of someone you care about. A music teacher? A HWCC Musician or teaching artist? A loved one who is a live theater fan? They will get a note from us about your gift. Now that’s good Karma!
4. Transfer your stock. Now that the DOW has been on the upward trend, gift HWCC shares of stock – a great tax benefit for Wall St. investors. Contact us for further info and instructions.
5. Double down with your company’s Matching Gift program.
6. Ensure quality theater education for all CPS students with a gift designated for
broadway bootcamp or Off the streets on the Stage
7. Commission a new theatrical work with a designation to one of this season’s HWCC world premiere works by Jimalita Tillman
8. Join us for the GALA this MAY for on Broadway! Spots for this limited capacity trip of a lifetime still available!
9. Shop ’til you drop. Did you know that 5% of all purchases made on Amazon Smile with HWCC as your designated charity will be donated to us?

TELL YOUR FRIENDS ABOUT and ask them to support!
TEEN SUMMIT AND SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION
CALLING ALL PERFORMING ART PROGRAM DIRECTORS
CHICAGO-

In light of all the violence that have been plaguing Chicago schools and communities, the Harold Washington Cultural Center will host the A Different World Teen Summit. This event is free. It is an effort to encourage teens to speak their minds and discuss possible resolutions to some of the issues they are facing in school, in the community and within themselves. This event is totally youth driven and will serve forum for them to find some answers as well as peer mentoring. We will have recruiters on site for summer jobs, summer camps, and other resources.

This event will take place on Saturday May 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM. We will have participation from state agencies, colleges and universities, summer jobs, camps and after school program on site with information. If your organization would like to be involved contact Jimalita Tillman at (773) 373-1900. If you want to RSVP your child or group email us at events@hwccchicago.org
We have 12 slots for free space for your program.  Must provide an artistic service in media or performing arts. Must cater to the at risk, low income, and or homeless student population. Must furnish a letter of recommendation from a current facility partner, a letter of interest for facility use with background on organization, as well as insurance.  This is a part of our Have a Heart For the Performing Arts initiative where we will give your group exposure and access for a one time workshop, class, seminar, or resource sharing event. Event must be free. Event must cater to youth ages 8-18. You must furnish all necessary supplies for your program to operate.  Please email us at events@hwccchicago.org Attention Jimalita Tillman 773-373-1900. MUST BE A 501-C 3 ORGANIZATION