The Neo-Futurist Fall Cheat Sheet

There’s a lot happening at our Theater this fall. Want to see a new show? Check out our new (!!!) space? Take a class with us? Good. Cause you can. Here is a cheat sheet to upcoming Neo-fall-goodness for your reference. Take out your calendars, make some notes…

The State Park Renovation


We break ground on our State Park Renovation this week. Visit us this fall to experience State Park 2.0, which should look a lot like this* (*stock photo models not included.)

Sweet Child of Mine opens September 5th


Our 25th season opens with the U.S. premiere of Sweet Child of Mine, winner of the Best Experimental Performance at the 2011 Melbourne Fringe Festival. Featuring Australian performer Bron Batten and her 60 year-old parents live onstage. Tickets available online.


Neo-Futurism III begins September 7th


Calling all Neo-Futurism I & II students – Neo-Futurism III returns the first weekend in September. In this 8-week workshop Greg Allen and John Pierson will show students how to move out into the world to create site-specific performance. (Completion of a Neo-Futurist performance workshop is required)  Enroll now.

 Coming in October…

bilalThe Sovereign Statement: The Neo’s explore the strange phenomenon of “micro-nations,” by attempting to establish their theater as an independent state in it’s own right, in this World Premiere from Neo-Futurist Artistic Director Bilal Dardai.  Will the new Neo-Futurist nation survive? You can come find out when it opens Oct 17th.


KR SAM illustration 350x350Self As Metaphor: Learn how music, soundscapes, physical performance, and a little bit of absurdity and chaos relate to the Neo-Futurist aesthetic in this 7 session workshop with Neo’s Kurt Chiang and John Pierson. Enroll online.




You can do this, too.

Interested in taking a class? Our ensemble members teach Neo-Futurism throughout the year at our home space in Chicago. We can also come to you. Find out more about enrollment, hiring teachers, and scholarships.