PERFORMING AMAZING FEATS OF STORYTELLING SINCE 2001
 
 

Our Mission

 

ABOUT THE HOUSE THEATRE OF CHICAGO

The House is Chicago's premier home for intimate, original works of epic story and stagecraft. Founded and led by Artistic Director Nathan Allen and driven by an interdisciplinary ensemble of Chicago’s next generation of great storytellers, The House aims to become a laboratory and platform for the evolution of the American theatre as an inclusive and popular artform.

 

The House was founded in 2001 by a group of friends to explore connections between Community and Storytelling through a unique theatrical experience. Since becoming eligible in 2004, The House has been nominated for 60 Joseph Jefferson Awards (19 wins) and became the first recipient of Broadway in Chicago’s Emerging Theater Award in 2007, and was recently awarded a 2014 National Theatre Company Grant by the American Theatre Wing (best known as the founder of the Tony Awards).

 

The 15th anniversary year of original work will begin September 2016 and The House continues its mission to unite Chicago in the spirit of Community through amazing feats of Storytelling.