Dramatic Revolution: The State of DIY Theater In Chicago

I wrote a theater feature for Newcity Magazine's Stage section on Chicago's rapidly evolving and changing DIY theater scene, with many different perspectives, definitions and ideas outlined within it. Click here to read the published version of it. Below, I've posted a longer, "uncut" version of this piece, that featured more voices from the different theater professionals/organizations/groups/collectives … Continue reading Dramatic Revolution: The State of DIY Theater In Chicago

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The Other Side of the Curtain: How Community-Engaged, Socially Conscious Theater Is Changing the Landscape of Performance in Chicago

I wrote a theater feature for Newcity Magazine's Stage section on how community-engaged, socially-conscious theater is changing the landscape of performance in Chicago. Click here to read the published version of it. Below, I've posted a longer, "uncut" version of this piece, that featured more voices from the different theater organizations/groups/collectives I had the honor to speak … Continue reading The Other Side of the Curtain: How Community-Engaged, Socially Conscious Theater Is Changing the Landscape of Performance in Chicago

5 ways women can support each other in our professional relationships

I wrote a personal essay/column for HelloGiggles about how women can support and lift each other up in the workplace for National Women's Friendship Day. Click here to read it. The plain text of the article can be viewed below. "5 ways women can support each other in our professional relationships " by Danielle Levsky September 17th … Continue reading 5 ways women can support each other in our professional relationships

In Service of Sushi: SuChi and the Making of a Restaurant

I wrote a restaurant feature for Newcity Magazine Resto on the inception, menu and future plans of the new West Loop sushi restaurant SuChi Sushi. Click here to read it. The full text of the article can be viewed below. "In Service of Sushi: SuChi and the Making of a Restaurant" By Danielle Levsky Joon Soh loves … Continue reading In Service of Sushi: SuChi and the Making of a Restaurant

Making a Monster: Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Continues Its Dedication to Female-Identified Artists With World Premiere of Margaret Atwood Adaptation

I wrote a theater feature for Newcity Magazine on Rivendell Theatre Ensemble's upcoming show "Alias Grace," the world premiere of the Margaret Atwood adaptation. Click here to read it. The full text of the article can be viewed below. "Making a Monster: Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Continues Its Dedication to Female-Identified Artists With World Premiere of Margaret Atwood Adaptation" … Continue reading Making a Monster: Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Continues Its Dedication to Female-Identified Artists With World Premiere of Margaret Atwood Adaptation

Collaborative Listening: Classic Album Sundays Trade Earbuds for Shared Experience

I wrote a music feature for Newcity Magazine's Music section on Classic Album Sundays, a monthly event hosted in Chicago at Saturday Audio Exchange providing listeners with canonical albums on vinyl with hi-fi audio equipment. Click here to read it. The full text of the article can be viewed below. "Collaborative Listening: Classic Album Sundays Trade Earbuds … Continue reading Collaborative Listening: Classic Album Sundays Trade Earbuds for Shared Experience

I’m the Jewish daughter of political refugees — Charlottesville didn’t surprise me

I wrote a personal essay for HelloGiggles in response to the "Unite the Right" rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia and how my own experiences with anti-Semitism left me saddened, of course, but also not very surprised. Click here to read it. The plain text of the article can be viewed below.   "I’m the Jewish … Continue reading I’m the Jewish daughter of political refugees — Charlottesville didn’t surprise me