What We Do
and Who Helps Us Do it!
HER STORY THEATER creates original plays based on Chicago lives that relfect national concerns. We are a theater for social change.
Our Mission: Through theater and the written word, shine bright lights in dark places on women and children in need of social justice and community support.
We believe that if our audiences see what's in their backyards they will identify with the issue, make it personnal and take action.
HST partners with various organizaitons. We fundraise and advocate for their cause through the theater.
We focus on homelessness, domestic sex trafficking and violence.
Scripts are available to other theaters and organizations outside the greater Chicago area for fundraising and awareness raising.
We are a grassroots professional theater company with a number of volunteers and professional artists who give of their time and talent. We are a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit corporation.
OUR SUPPORTERS IN RAISING AWARENESS
Oppenheimer Family Foundation
Chicago Teachers Union
Sunlight Project 4th Presbyterian Church
National Council of Jewish Women North Shore
Chicago Communities in Schools
After School Matters
Chicago Cultural Center DCASE
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
Federal Judge Virginia Kendall
Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx
Former Cook County States Attorney Anita Alvarez
Brenda Meyers Powell Co- Founder Dreamcatcher
Stephanie Wilson Daniels Co-Founder Dreamcatcher
CTU President Karen Lewis
Anne's House Director Frank Massolini
Paul Olson Retired Vice Squad Detective
Al Krok Retired Undercover Detective
Laura Ng, E.D. Traffick Free
Ann Breen Greco Administrative Judge
Dr. Jody Raphael Reseacher, DePaul Univ.
Chicago Tribune Columnist Eric Zorn
The Reader Colunist Ben Joravsky
Victory Garden A.D. Chay Yew
Joel Daly Retired Newcaster
Dennis Zacek Founder Victory Gardens Theater
Sylivia Ewing Columnist
Cheryl Lynn Bruce Award Winning Actress
Gary Houston, Editor Chicago Review
James Sherman Noted Playwright
Robin Robinson CPD Community Outreach, Newscaster
Bill Curtis Newcaster, Celebrity
Donna LaPietra Executive Director Curtis Production
Vicky Curtiss Associate Pastor 4th Presbyterian Church
Alex Kotlowitz Noted Author
Phillip Van Lear Actor
Madrid St. Angelo Actor
Dee Alexander Jazz Singer
Lynn Jordan Jazz Singer
Jennifer Decker A.D. Mildred's Umbrella
HER STORY THEATER is a not-for-profit corporation 501(c) 3.