Café Society and Re-thinking Soup welcome you to a special conversation with David Feiner, co-founder and Producing Artistic Director of the Albany Park Theater Project. Come enjoy a bowl of soup and learn about this award-winning youth ensemble and the making of their latest production, “Feast,” a delicious exploration of food and its role in Chicago’s diverse communities. Participants will have the opportunity to break down into small groups to discuss the power and pleasure of art and food.
Soup will be served.
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David co-founded Albany Park Theater Project in 1997 with his late wife, Laura Wiley, and served as APTP’s co-director with Laura until her death in 2007. With Laura, David guided APTP from an idea to a nationally recognized, award-winning theater company. Under David and Laura’s leadership, APTP received the Coming Up Taller Award from the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities. Together, David and Laura were honored by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bah’a’is with the David Kellum Award, for acting as a positive role model and providing service and encouragement to youth of all races, and by Francis Park School with the Susan F. Berkowitz Award, for outstanding service to children and youth. David has directed or co-directed more than 25 original performance works at APTP, has been part of devising all of the company’s performance works, and has produced all of its performances. David also leads APTP’s fundraising efforts, securing more than $400,000 in contributed support each year from foundations, government agencies, corporations, and individual donors.
Free. Open to the public. For more information, please call 312.422.5580.
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