QIO: SOLUTIONS LLC works via a multitude of cross-production management models alongside Chicago's queer innovators and luminaries. Discover below the variety of clients and partners we have assisted. For more details on services available contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
CLIENTS, PROJECTS + PRODUCTIONS
QIO co-produces and curates creative talent via a presentation of performing artists in collaboration with the Neo-Futurists Kitchen Festival (2016-2018).
QIO: Solutions in conjunction with Chicago's Steppenwolf theater provided development/funding consultation (continuing a continued record oof exceeding monetary goals), mentorship guidance, and communications strategy to award-winning playwright, poet, and short-series director/producer Bea Cordelia for their scheduled and encore solo performances of Chasing Blue at the inaugural Trans Theater Festival in Brooklyn.
JRV MAJESTY Production's Artistic Director Joseph Varisco participated in a panel discussion for post-show programming at Victory Garden's world-premier of Hillary & Clinton.
3rd Language is a queer artist collective. Provided support for performance and visual arts gallery exhibit at Defibrillator Gallery, development support, educational workshop planning at Hyde Park Art Center.
Production support, development, marketing for The Diva in 7 Experiments (D7X) at Chicago Performance Labs at the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts, a Salonathon artist residency program.
Strange Bedfellows is a nationally traveling visual arts exhibition, curated by Amy Cancelmo, exploring collaborative practice in historical and contemporary queer art. JRV MAJESTY Production's QUEER LEXICON participating exhibitor.
Chicago History Museum's OUT in Chicago series. Featured Artist and panelist for "Are We Still Fabulous?" conference.
Independent artist grant research and calendar coordination. Development strategizing.
City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events (DCASE) citywide performance event festival. Curation and event planning support via Salonathon and REVIVAL at the Pritzker Pavilion.
In These Boxes is an interactive community-based arts experience collecting memorabilia and artifacts from those left behind during the HIV epidemic. Curated artists for Poonie's Cabaret at Links Hall, documentation and marketing services.
Emanuel Vinson (aka +) musician and spoken word artist development and marketing for 22 Songs the Water Temple album release. Video production and editing The Homies Blog.
Eric Hoff & Jesse Morgan Young present REVIVAL at Pritzker Pavilion an immersive public performance art event. Production management support, marketing campaign design and implementation, documentation services.
The Fly Honeys perform a provocative cabaret made up of a pick up ensemble of dancers, musicians and performers devised by Erin Kilmurray, hosted by Mary Williamson & developed with The Inconvenience. The Fly Honey Show Production support, guest artist curation and coordination The Fly Honey Show 6 (2016). Individual artists grant research/writing and development planning.
First Floor Theater's World-Premiere of J. Julian Christopher's Animals Commit Suicide a play exploring one gay man's story of seeking HIV infection also known as bug chasing. Provided dramaturgical support, community engagement workshops, and marketing assistance.
The Good Night Ladies' La Lune De Femme was an originally devised punk rock interactive performance ritual celebrating the birth of the divine feminine in us all. Provided development support, fundraising, production assistance, and stage management for performances at New Orleans Fringe Festival and Chicago remount.
H. Melt's SIRvival in the Second City and The Plural, The Blurring poetry and creative writing anthology on trans queer artists in Chicago. Provided production support, development planning, contributed written materials, event planning, and web design.
Janie Stamm's Archipelago: Lost Islands of the Atlantic Opening at AdventureLand Gallery. Provided event support, development, and marketing.
KOKUMOMEDIA's annual Trans Gender Non-Conforming Intersex Freedom Festival. Provided event planning support, marketing, and documentation services.
Neo-Futurist and Salonathon INFILTRATION collaborative series. Provided artist curation, marketing, and documentation services.
Quinn Tsan's multidisciplinary music, dance, and film production event. Provide production assistance, development, and marketing support.
Brought to Chicago by Alphawood Foundation, Art AIDS America is a nationally touring exhibit that has partnered with QUEER, ILL, & OKAY on programming through exhibit run.
JRV MAJESTY teaches Arts Sustainability Practice Master Class.
Northalsted Business Alliance community conversations and research exploring queer programming and the Northalsted area.
Center on Halsted's Limelight Series featuring Chicago Queer Arts Mentorship Program (CQAMP) with High Concept Labs. Artist ALEXA GRÆ and Steve Abrams.
'NEVER SATISFIED' Zine Release Event, Summer Workshop Outreach Campaign.
Teaching Artist, Writing Program Curricular Development, Youth Theater Program 'It's For Real', Literary Assistant
Community Partner, Educational Workshop Venue, Artist Talkback Venue
Video Documentation Services
Curatorial services for event screening at Chicago Cultural Center 'Live Free or Die'
On The Table Series Host (2014-2015)
OUT at Chicago History Museum Feature Artist "Are We Still Fabulous?" Panel
Co-Op Board Member, Artist Curator, Community Engagement Support
World AIDS Day Featured Performer, Co-Curator (2014), Community Programming Support
QUEER, ILL, & OKAY Workshop
Project and production venue. QUEER, ILL, & OKAY (2014), WITCH HAZEL's FISH (2014)
Consultation and dramaturgy and community engagement support to FFT's premier production of J. Julian Christopher's 'Animals Commit Suicide.'
Community Advisory Board, Development Research and Support, Programming and Community Engagement Support
Stage Management, Development, & Promotional Support for the production La Lune De Femme at Fringe Fest New Orleans.
Chicago Queer Arts Mentorship Program (CQAMP) as part of the High Concept Laboratories Institutional Incubation Residency Program.