Monthly Archives: April 2024

  • Meet Nely Gonzalez: APTP Teaching Artist & Alum

    I started my journey with APTP in 2015 in an after-school program at Albany Park Multicultural Academy. My friend dragged me in, telling me it was going to be so much fun. I wasn’t so sure. I was always the shy kid in my class who didn’t like talking in front of others let alone sharing personal stories about myself. I went, just to make sure my friend didn’t feel lonely.

  • Alum Nida Baig returns home to APTP

    Graduating high school and leaving APTP was a bittersweet moment for me. With all the college mentorship I received at APTP I was so excited for the changes to come as I started my first year at Knox College. I felt prepared to problem solve and to speak up when college proved difficult, something I struggled with a lot before APTP.

  • A warehouse becomes a home in Port of Entry

    American Theatre Magazine // Emily McClanathan: “Albany Park Theater Project partnered with Third Rail Projects to create a new immersive production that invites audiences into apartments in one of Chicago’s most diverse neighborhoods.”