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July 13 - 21

Physical Theater Festival Chicago is returning this summer from July 13-21, offering 9 days of international, contemporary, visual, and physical theater. The festival will showcase award-winning shows from Brazil, France/UK, and Mexico, along with national and local performances, workshops, panels, virtual content from around the world, and a free film screening

Starting on July 13th with a full day of free family-friendly programming at Nichols Park. The festival will then move to Theater Wit and Instituto Cervantes for indoor live performances until July 21st.

We are now accepting submissions for our upcoming Summer Scratch Night taking place on July 15th. SN showcases 6 pieces, each lasting 8-12 minutes, that use the human body as the primary storytelling tool. For more information on how to submit your piece, please visit our Get Involved page. We look forward to receiving your submissions! 

The 11th Edition of Physical Theater Festival is only possible through the generosity of major collaborators like The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance and The International Latino Cultural Center; 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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