Arts Directories

Artstour Roster

Artstour Roster
The Artstour Roster features Illinois touring artists, companies, and groups working in dance, mime, interdisciplinary performance, music, performance poetry, spoken word, storytelling, and theater. Artstour Roster artists are professional performers who demonstrate high artistic skills, creative programming, and efficient management. The Artstour Roster is used by Illinois presenters including schools, libraries, park districts, arts and community organizations, and performing arts presenters to identify artists, companies and groups to perform in their communities. 

Artists (238)

Craig Sjogerman

Craig Sjogerman combines physical comedy, wordplay, comic juggling, and ingenious audience participation in all of his fast-paced performances. Since 1979, he has performed for thousands of schools, l...

Cuerdas Clasicas

Cuerdas Clasicas (CC) plays and sings “estudiantina” (student group) style of music that has its roots in Spain. University students entertained themselves by playing and singing popular and class...

D. Kucha Brownlee

Kucha weaves a rich tapestry of fanciful folktales, frolicking fables, proverbs, and dialect into her performance art. Her unique presentation is accompanied by shekere playing, enhanced by audience p...

Dan Keding

Internationally acclaimed, award-winning storyteller Dan Keding performs at some of the most prestigious festivals in the U.S. and England, including the National Storytelling Festival. He grew up on ...

Dan LeMonnier Folksongs & Foolery

Dan LeMonnier has been caught telling stories all his life, and began professionally in 1983 when commissioned by Encyclopedia Britannica to develop an educational show for children. From folk tales t...

Daniel Marcotte

Daniel Marcotte, an upbeat and witty performer, combines songs and stories with Renaissance instruments including the lute, the gittern, cittern, tin whistle, and Irish bodhran (drum). Joking and jest...

Daniel Leahy Jazz Sextet

The Daniel Leahy Jazz Sextet members are: Daniel Leahy (piano), Ronald Wilson II (bass), Thomas Marko (percussion), David Hoffman (trumpet), Raphael Crawford (trombone), and Douglas Stone (saxophone)....

David Hernandez

Author of such classics as Martin, My Father and Neon Lady's Birthday (a poem commissioned by the city of Chicago for the sesquicentennial), David Hernandez has been writing and reciting poetry for ov...

David L. Stocker

David Stocker has been an actor, a community activist, and a musician. Since attending Yale Drama School in 1985, David has been developing young artists and performers through music and performance. ...

Denise Berry-Hanna

Denise Berry-Hanna tells stories about wise women, fools, lovers, heroes, and food. A two-time National Parenting Publications award-winning performer, Denise delights audiences across the country wit...

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