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 (237)

As Taleypo the Storyteller, Marilyn Kinsella enchants audiences of all ages. While her enthusiasm and dramatic presence draws the audience into the story, her clever word-crafting leads the listeners ...

Matthew Coley is a solo marimba artist who presents eclectic programs of music focused on embracing and capturing the differences in every listener’s ear. The performances can include a variety of ...

Maureen Christine is an award-winning singer with a "lovely, sweet voice" (Jazz On The Beach Radio) and a "genuine, vivacious personality." Maureen, pre-nominated for a 2002 Grammy award, is a celebra...

Founded in 1983, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band is one of America’s top klezmer show bands and has performed at Carnegie Hall, with Lyric Opera, at the Old Town School of Folk Music, and festivals in E...

May I Have This Dance has ten-plus years of experience presenting customized dance programs for all age levels. We help teachers achieve eight state goals in the areas of social science, physical deve...

Accordionist/vocalist Mazurka Wojciechowska is a dynamic artist and one of Chicago’s leading experts in Slavic folk music. She graduated cum laude from the American Conservatory of Music and has sun...

Mel Ludington is an experienced drama teacher and storyteller. She holds an Illinois State Teaching Certificate in Drama, Theater, English, and Social Studies, as well as a M.A. in Education. She us...

The Melodeers Chorus has been performing and competing throughout its forty-six-year history. They are known for high-level singing skills and high-energy performing. They are also part of Sweet Ade...

The Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago was founded in 1982. The ensemble of twenty to fifty dancers showcases authentic Mexican dance and costume from thirty-two states of Mexico. Dances range...

Michael Bazan is a talented woodwindist, performing on the tenor and alto saxophone, as well as clarinet and flute. An award-winning educator, Michael teaches at Wheaton College Conservatory of Music,...

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