The National Pastime Theater Presents
Salon des Naked July: Art Stripped Down 2013 Fifth Annual Summer Festival
At The National Pastime Theater the entire month of July is filled with lovely, provoking and aggressive bodies. As the temperature rises, the clothing falls. The National Pastimes’ festival reveals the human body as beautiful in every shape, size and color. By exposing these physical differences, audiences discover the innate similarities in all human bodies. We are all made of the same material both natural and beautiful.
In our fifth annual Salon, Naked July: Art Stripped Down, NPT offers a series of shows and exhibitions. We offer multi-disciplinary pieces that explore the many aspects of beauty in art featuring the nude human body. There are Life Drawing Sessions, Aggressive Movement Theater and Dance, Audience Participatory workshops and classic Burlesque Big City Butterflies. The National Pastime Theater transforms our world into a human form art gallery for one month. Only at The National Pastime Theater.
June 28th through July 27th
The 2013 line up includes:
Festival Passes are available by calling the box office at 773-327-7077 or at:
Chat Noir, Gary Schirmer and Friends. Fridays at 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. 90 minutes. MORE INFORMATION
The Living Canvas, Performance Saturdays 10 p.m. including post show discussion. 90 minutes. Workshop 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., lunch break 1 p.m. Workshop 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. MORE INFORMATION
Urban Jungle, Vaudezilla. Fridays at 10 p.m. -11 p.m. 60 minutes. MORE INFORMATION
Kill Your Boyfriends, Pride Films and Plays. Begins Saturday July 5th. Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays 3 p.m. and special performance Friday July 26 at Midnight. 70 minutes. MORE INFORMATION
ART SHOWING: Naked People 2013 Gary Shirmer Figure Study Visual Art Opening Friday July 12 only, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Free
Tickets are $20.00 for each live performance per adventurous patron.
Group rates are also available by calling box office.
The National Pastime Theater is located within the rediscovered historic Preston Bradley Center at 941 W Lawrence Ave. 4th Floor in Chicago. The curious and bold can discover us via the Red Line Lawrence train stop and bus routes 36, 81, 145 and 151 are all within 3 blocks.
$5 parking in Weiss hospital parking at 4650 N. Clarendon. Voucher at box office.