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UIC Capstone Scholars Project: From Stigma to Mad Pride

For the Spring 2020 term, under the guidance of UIC Professor Roooshey Hasnain and CIRCA- Pintig’s Artistic Director, Ginger Leopoldo, a trio of UIC students – Miriam Mercado, Noah Ohashi, and Rick Wild – who are Seniors in the Disability and Human Development undergraduate program, are exploring the possibilities of serving the disability community to […]

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected so many people around the world. There are people who are sick and dying or newly unemployed or stressed and anxious due to lockdowns on travel and work. Here in Chicago there is a lockdown on non-essential work. Despite that, we at CIRCA-Pintig want to continue to help the community […]

For those affected by Taal

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chicago, IL – Following the eruption of Taal volcano, we, from CIRCA-Pintig, are making an appeal to once again to open our hearts to the victims of this tragedy. We are raising funds to support the “Serve the People Corps – Southern Tagalog” who is working tirelessly to provide support to the victims […]

Silencing Stigma, Reclaiming Life

November 15 – 17 and 22 – 248pm (Fri and Sat)4pm (Sat and Sun) Klausner Auditorium (within Nazareth Family Center)1127 N. OakleyChicago, IL 60622 Produced with support from the Chicago Community Foundation, Asian Giving Circle, and Resist CIRCA-Pintig, the Filipino American community-based theater company opens its theater season with Silencing Stigma, Reclaiming Life, a collection […]

Marathon Fundraising Ends

Marathon Fundraising Tracking



By: Levi Aliposa I am running in the 2019 Kauai Marathon on September 1, 2019 to benefit CIRCA-Pintig and Bayanihan Foundation, organizations that are committed to cultural and transformative education, with the goal of uplifting and supporting Filipino communities in the US and the diaspora.  CIRCA-Pintig is a 28-year-old theatre and education organization that engages in […]

27th Performance Season: Game of Trolls Revisited

WHAT: Game of Trolls: Revisited Performance Season | WHEN: Nov 30, Dec 1, 2, 7, 8, 9 | Fridays @8pm, Saturdays @3pm & 8pm, Sundays @3pm | WHERE: Presence Saints Mary & Elizabeth Medical Center Klausner Auditorium, 2233 W. Division, Chicago | TICKETS: $20 / $10 (Seniors & Students). Discounted Tickets for Community Partners & […]


Now on its 27th year of community arts programming, CIRCA Pintig is launching a series of drama and storytelling workshops that reimagine the role of history in reclaiming our identities as Filipino Americans. What have we learned from our past? How do we reclaim important historical lessons now distorted by social media trollers and “fake […]