We are thrilled to announce visionary artist and administrator Kamilah Rashied is Court’s new Director of Education. Rashied brings an impressive and extensive roster of experiences to the position, including work at such renowned Chicago arts and culture institutions as the Chicago Public Library, Chicago Parks District, Hyde Park Art Center, Illinois Humanities, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and Victory Gardens Theater.
Kamilah’s expertise is second to none and will usher in a bold new vision for the way that Court Theatre connects with Chicago Public Schools students as well as the broader South Side community.
Kamilah Rashied is an arts administrator, producer, educator and artist that has worked from every angle of cultural production with 18 years of experience in new program development, arts education teaching and outreach, community based programming and civic minded audience engagement. Cultivating a broad range of programs for the public, ranging from youth initiatives to live events and talks, Rashied has contributed to the development of new and ongoing programs at many venerable arts and culture organizations in Chicago including: the Art Institute of Chicago, the School at the Art Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Library, Illinois Humanities, Arts Alliance Illinois, Rebuild Foundation, OTV (Open Television), Hyde Park Art Center, Young Chicago Authors, Victory Gardens Theater and Chicago Shakespeare Theater among others.