Creating youth-driven performances

In weekly sessions, participants learn skills to investigate their world and then turn their findings into performance pieces which are presented throughout the community, the state and, in a few cases, on other continents. The result is socially-conscious, youth-driven productions that gives voice to girls’ issues and concerns.

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Expanding Cultural Awareness

Global Girls Company members have performed throughout Illinois, opened for the 2010 Miss America for an HIV conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, been featured on 91.5 Chicago Public Radio and hosted their own weekly cable news program. 12 girls and four adults have traveled internationally, twice to Accra, Ghana and once to Nairobi and B’ware in Kenya. In January 2013, seven girls ages14-20 traveled to India for a cross-cultural arts collaboration thanks to a generous grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Air India was also a partner and sponsor.

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Inspiring Better Life Choices

We teach emotional intelligence skills through self awareness and empathy for others; assist with advance career exploration, cooperative learning and team building; provide opportunities for girls to practice citizenship skills including volunteering and community activism.

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We present the Global Girls in action

Check out the photos on our recent trip to India

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Upcoming Events



Free After School and Summer Camp Programs
Date: 13 Mar 2013
Are you looking for a safe, fun, educational program for your child? Look no further!! Global Girls offers a free after school program, where girls learn communication, leadership and life skills through the performing......

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Global Girls Upcoming Events
Date: 13 Dec 2012
Saturday 4/26/2014 Fashion Show Coles Elementary School 8441 S. Yates Blvd. 3pm-5pm Saturday 4/12/2014 Community Clean Up Join us as we beautify our community. Meet at the Global Studio at 10am. Clean up materials......

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South Side Socials at the Global Studio
Date: 13 Dec 2012
It's a party!!! Every 3rd Thursday at the Global Studio, 7pm-until (Next up April 17) 8151 S. South Chicago Live DJ, plenty of free parking, cards, dancing and raffles. Great, food, drinks and fun. Contact us for more......

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