Welcome to airmw.org, the website for Asian Improv aRts Midwest (AIRMW), the Midwest's leading presenter of the Asian American cultural arts.

Asian Improv aRts Midwest is the resident at Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago and is supported in part by the Illinois Arts Council, the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Alphawood Foundation, CDH P.C., JCCC Foundation, CityArts by City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) Cultural Grants Program and The Joyce Foundation.

Tsukasa Taiko, acknowledgments


Our Mission and Programs

Asian Improv aRts Midwest's mission is to build a vital, self-empowered Asian American community in the Chicago area by advancing the understanding and profile of Asian and Asian American cultures through the traditional and contemporary cultural arts. AIRMW is dedicated to creating productive relationships with artists, community and institutions in order to produce high quality arts programs that accurately reflect the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic reality of Chicago and the nation.

Asian Improv aRts Midwest (AIRMW) programs and activities include:

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Support from our community makes up an important part of our efforts to produce high-quality arts presentations, continue our educational efforts and raising the awareness of the Asian American experience on an international level. Your contributions are very meaningful and help us to continue our work!

Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to Asian Improv aRts Midwest. Contributions can be made on-line on this website or checks can be mailed to AIRMW/JASC Tsukasa Taiko, 4427 N Clark St, Chicago 60640. Checks should be made payable to AIRMW, a 501(c)3 organization.

Special thanks to our Media providers:
Ken Carl Photography, LLC. kencarl.com
Mayumi Lake mayumilake.com
Kazu Yamamoto
Larry Philipee
Adebukola Bodunrin