Physical Theater Festival is back on July 31st 2021 @ Nichols Park 

After sheltering-in place for a full year Physical Theater Festival Chicago is ready to come out and play.


In collaboration with the Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, Physical Theater Festival In the Park is a one-day family-friendly outdoor event featuring The Era Footwork Crew, 3AM Theater from NYC and pop-up acts from renowned Chicago artists with backgrounds in circus, puppetry, mask and music performance.

We will also have a virtual presence with a 3D immersive audio story, an international panel and a workshop.


The free event will take place at Nichols Park, 1355 East 53rd St., in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Saturday, July 31 from 2:00-8:00 pm. Reservations are recommended.

The 8th Edition of Physical Theater Festival is only possible through the generosity of major supporters like the Richard Driehaus Foundation, the MacArthur Funds for Culture, Equity, and the Arts and The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance; our producer's board and the generous contributions of individuals like you. Please consider making a  donation to help make  Physical Theater Festival possible for years to come.


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