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Weighty worldly questions might produce plodding drama with some artists, but the work of Superhero Clubhouse is playful, inventive, and daring.
— The Brooklyn Rail

who we are, what we do, & why

SUPERHERO CLUBHOUSE unites ecology and theater to enact justice, inspire hope, and activate a thriving future.

We are a New York-based community of artists, scientists, and environmental professionals invested in a long-term experiment to understand how theater can help shift consciousness in the face of global climate change.

What is eco-theater, and how do we do what we do? Read here.

Superhero = powerful individuals dedicated to making a better world
Clubhouse = an inclusive gathering place for serious play

our CORE values

JUSTICE
We recognize that environmental crises are problems of equity for both humans and non-humans.

HOPE
We believe that individuals possess the power to transform the way we are in the world, for the better.

COLLABORATION
We consider differences in identity, discipline, medium, ability, and thought as vital to a creative process and a better world. 

SCIENCE
We make creative spaces and stories upon a strong foundation of environmental research, and view scientists and vital collaborators. 

Ongoing PROGRAMS AND original work

COMMUNITY EDUCATION & EMPOWERMENT
Big Green Theater (BGT)
The Living Stage NYC

PUBLIC WORKSHOPS
The Salon 
Eco-Performance Lab

FELLOWSHIP
The Fellowship

ORIGINAL WORK
Plays for All Ages
The Planet Plays
Untitled Mammoth Musical


Directors

2017-2018 Core members (CLick & Hover over photo to learn more) 

OFFICERS

ADVISORS

ASSOCIATE ARTISTS

AMBASSADORS


partners

press

Click here for reviews, profiles, and press releases.

achievements

We are the recipients of grants, residencies and opportunities from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, The Puffin Foundation, The New Victory Theater, Billion Oyster Project, Catwalk Institue, Lacawac Nature Sancturary and Field Station, Ballroom Marfa, Mertz Gilmore Foundation/Center for Performance Research, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Drama League, iLAND, Denmark’s Odin Teatret, NYC’s Department of Education, World Science Festival, NACL/Deep Space, Human Impacts Institute, SPACE on Ryder Farm, PositiveFeedback, ArtLab, Makehouse, Figment Festival, Studio 51 Legacy Grant, and the Dragon’s Egg. Our work has been featured in several publications including American Theater Magazine, SDC Journal, CSPA Quarterly, The Brooklyn Rail and the blog Artists & Climate Change.

 

 

 

 

Our logo (and many of our other illustrated images) was made by Kristy Caldwell