Body Politic Theatre Collection

Dates: 1969-1993. Size: 63.5 linear feet; photographs. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, Chicago Theater Collection. A pioneer of the off-Loop theater movement, Body Politic was a theater and arts organization founded in 1969 as a division of the Community Arts Foundation. It hosted a number of theater companies that went on to establish houses of their own as well as the resident company Dream Theater. [Partially processed]