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Support our work in elementary school classrooms throughout Chicago.

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Dive into a setting our students love to write about -

The Ocean!

Enjoy a night of delicious food, open bar, live performances, dancing, and a silent auction featuring unique treasures from Chicago and beyond. All proceeds support our unique brand of arts education programming in Chicago elementary schools.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Drucker Center (1535 N Dayton)

Choose to go FANCY (dressed to impress) or SCHMANCY (in full ocean-themed regalia)! Nautical or beach-themed costumes are encouraged but by no means required. Please no stilettos out of respect for the floor.

About Barrel of Monkeys

Barrel of Monkeys (BOM) is an ensemble of actor/educators who create an alternative learning environment in which children share their personal voices and celebrate the power of their imaginations. BOM accomplishes this through creative writing workshops and in-school performances of children's stories. BOM also engages the broader community in support of the visions of children through public performances of their work.

Our Vision: A radically kind Chicago that champions children's ideas.

Funds raised by Fancy Schmancy support our work in Chicago elementary school classrooms, as well as programming in theatres and parks throughout the city.

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