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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The grant will help support instructors and keep the class free, according to Piven Artistic Director Jennifer Green.

Piven Theatre named NEA grant recipient for supporting artists with developmental disabilities

February 8, 2024

Kevin D’Ambrosio has worked as a stage and voice actor for more than two decades, but he said he’s rarely seen projects like the Piven Empowerment through Enrichment Program. “As a person with...

The exterior of the Civic Center. The sign reads Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

New lives for old buildings: Evanston organizations repurpose empty school buildings

November 11, 2021

Throughout the city, community-based organizations and services have moved into empty school buildings and given them second lives as gathering places and support centers. Here’s a look at some of these...

Jenni, played by Laurie Larson, and Jerry, played by Dev Kennedy, learn how to ballroom dance and communicate with each other in person in Piven Theatre’s staging of “Dance for Beginners.”

Piven Theatre premieres new play on long-distance, later-in-life love

May 10, 2017

A dance competition will take center stage in Piven Theatre’s 2017 capstone production, bringing together two older, long-distance lovers. “Dance for Beginners” will premiere Saturday at the Piven...

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