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Jeannie Lukow

 
Bio:
Jeannie took the helm as Porchlight’s first Executive Director in September 2014. She is a founding member of Porchlight’s board of directors, and served as president for six of her many years on the board. An integral member of the company since its inception, Jeannie held the positions of ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jeannie took the helm as Porchlight’s first Executive Director in September 2014. She is a founding member of Porchlight’s board of directors, and served as president for six of her many years on the board. An integral member of the company since its inception, Jeannie held the positions of ... (read complete bio)
 

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Evin Rayford, Jeannie Lukow and Steve McDonagh  Photo

Evin Rayford, Jeannie Lukow and Steve McDonagh

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11/01/2021
Michael Weber, Gary Griffin and Jeannie Lukow Photo

Michael Weber, Gary Griffin and Jeannie Lukow

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08/20/2019
Porchlight Music Theatre Executive Director Jeannie Lukow, 2018 Luminary Award Recipi Photo

Porchlight Music Theatre Executive Director Jeannie Lukow, 2018 Luminary Award Recipient Jim Jensen and 2019 Luminary Award Recipient Jean Klingenstein and Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber

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04/11/2019
Liz Auman, Jeannie Lukow, Michelle Cucchiaro Photo

Liz Auman, Jeannie Lukow, Michelle Cucchiaro

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03/22/2019
ames Jensen, Jeannie Lukow and Michael Weber  Photo

ames Jensen, Jeannie Lukow and Michael Weber

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08/23/2018
 

Jeannie Lukow Biography

Jeannie took the helm as Porchlight’s first Executive Director in September 2014. She is a founding member of Porchlight’s board of directors, and served as president for six of her many years on the board. An integral member of the company since its inception, Jeannie held the positions of marketing director, grant writer and managing director in the early all-volunteer-staff years. She has helped lead Porchlight from this unique perspective of both the staff and board sides, continuing to drive organizational growth, brand expansion and fiscal sustainability. Prior to joining the staff at Porchlight, Jeannie co-founded Bespoke Cuisine, one of Chicago’s leading boutique catering and cooking party venues, which she co-owned for 12 years before selling in 2014. Prior to Bespoke, Jeannie built a 15-year career in marketing communications, much of it spent in association management. Her most recent position in that field was as Managing Director of Marketing Communications for the National Association of Realtors, with over 1 million members. Jeannie holds a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional designation through FMA. She is a native Michigander and graduate of Michigan State University, as well as an extensive world traveler, avid foodie and dog lover.




Jeannie Lukow News

Porchlight's 2022 CHICAGO SINGS Concert Honors The Legendary Stephen Sondheim, May 23 Photo Porchlight's 2022 CHICAGO SINGS Concert Honors The Legendary Stephen Sondheim, May 23
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced Chicago Sings Stephen Sondheim, its annual fundraising concert,  Monday, May 23, 2022 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave. 

Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre Honors Chita Rivera & More at 2021 ICONS Gala Photo Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre Honors Chita Rivera & More at 2021 ICONS Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2021

Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre celebrated 26 years as the center for music theatre in Chicago, honored actor, singer, dancer Chita Rivera with The ICON Award, Rick and Deann Bayless and the Bayless Family Foundation with the Luminary Award and Latino business and civic leaders as 2021 Scene Changers at its 2021 ICONS Gala.

Chita Rivera to be Honored at Porchlight Music Theatre's 2021 ICONS Gala Photo Chita Rivera to be Honored at Porchlight Music Theatre's 2021 ICONS Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced that actor, singer, dancer Chita Rivera will be honored with The ICON Award and Rick and Deann Bayless and the Bayless Family Foundation will be presented with the Luminary Award at the 2021 ICONS Gala celebrating 26 years of Porchlight as the center for music theatre in Chicago.

Carmen J. Gonzalez Announced as Development Director of Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Carmen J. Gonzalez Announced as Development Director of Porchlight Music Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced that Carmen J. Gonzalez has joined the Porchlight staff as development director. In this role Gonzalez will refine a structure for effective fundraising and relationship-building to help meet the organization’s current and future contributed needs in a sustainable and engaging way. 

Porchlight Music Theatre's PorchlightPalooza Was A Success! Photo Porchlight Music Theatre's PorchlightPalooza Was A Success!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre held PorchlightPalooza, a three-day virtual festival Friday, Aug. 21 - Sunday, Aug. 23,  in lieu of its cancelled March 23 ICONS GALA.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 2020 - 2021 Season Update Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 2020 - 2021 Season Update
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre announced today that its 2020 - 2021 season has been postponed to 2021 - 2022. Due to the unknowns that currently exist concerning the pandemic and reopening guidelines, Porchlight will be moving its scheduled 2020 - 2021 season productions to the 2021 - 2022 season. 

Porchlight Music Theatre Postpones ICONS Gala Honoring Joel Grey Until Further Notice Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Postpones ICONS Gala Honoring Joel Grey Until Further Notice
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre announced today that its 25th Anniversary ICONS Gala honoring Broadway legend Joel Grey scheduled for Monday, March 23, at the Ritz-Carlton, 160 E. Pearson St. has been postponed.

Porchlight Music Theatre Postpones ICONS Gala Honoring Joel Grey Until Further Notice Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Postpones ICONS Gala Honoring Joel Grey Until Further Notice
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre announced today that its 25th Anniversary ICONS Gala honoring Broadway legend Joel Grey scheduled for Monday, March 23, at the Ritz-Carlton, 160 E. Pearson St. has been postponed. 

Arlen D. Rubin and Elaine Cohen Rubin Will Join Joel Grey in Being Honored at Porchli Photo Arlen D. Rubin and Elaine Cohen Rubin Will Join Joel Grey in Being Honored at Porchlight Music Theatre's ICONS Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2020

Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre has announced that Arlen and Elaine Cohen Rubin will be honored with The Luminary Award at the ICONS Gala celebrating 25 years of Porchlight as the center for music theatre in Chicago, Monday, March 23, at the Ritz-Carlton, 160 E. Pearson St. The Chicago-based couple will join Broadway legend Joel Grey who will be in attendance to receive the ICON Award at the 2020 ICONS Gala with proceeds benefiting Porchlight's artistic and youth education programs.

Porchlight Announces Rebeccah Singer As First Full-Time Education Director Photo Porchlight Announces Rebeccah Singer As First Full-Time Education Director
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebeccah Singer as the company's first full-time education director. Singer begins immediately overseeing Porchlight's education, intern and outreach programs. These programs offer an educational and personal growth environment where youth, professionals and fans from across Chicago may create, practice, perform and appreciate the unique music theatre art form.