Superhero Clubhouse is a New York-based collective of artists and scientists working at the intersection of environmentalism and theater. We create fictional performances rooted in complex environmental questions, practice ecological production, and collaborate across disciplines and communities to enact a thriving society. We believe theater is an essential tool for evolving our consciousness in the face of global environmental crises.
THE LIVING STAGE NYC
The Living Stage combines theatrical design, permaculture, and community engagement to create a recyclable, biodegradable, and edible performance space. The NYC version, led by Superhero Clubhouse in partnership with University Settlement and eco-scenographer Tanja Beer, will feature a lush, living stage situated amidst the urban landscape of the Lower East Side. Created by local seniors and students, the space is then inhabited by performances made for and by the community. Part 1 of this project began in the fall of 2016 and culminates in a pop-up version of The Living Stage for two days in August 2017, with short performances and a celebration. Learn more about The Living Stage here
On June 9 we led an Eco-Performance Lab for this year's TCG National Conference in Portland, OR. And then on June 10 we joined our fellow Climate Lens founding members on a panel about our initiative.
Interested in our Lab? Want to host one at your school or organization? Email firstname.lastname@example.org!
Thanks for attending PLUTO (no longer a play), which ran at The Brick May 11-June 3! Read about the show here.
April Big Green Theater with The Bushwick Starr (seventh annual eco-playwriting program and performance festival)
May/June PLUTO (no longer a play) premieres at The Brick (the ninth in our series of Planet Plays, exploring mass extinction)
July BGT: El Puente with The Bushwick Starr, a summer workshop version of Big Green Theater for Bushwick teenagers
Feb-August The Living Stage with University Settlement (a community-created outdoor performance space that doubles as a community garden)
September-December Science and Stage Collaborative Fellowship returns for a second year
October Flying Ace and the Storm of the Century! returns to NYC, in honor of the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy
December Solstice Celebration, featuring the culminating performance of the Science and Stage Collaborative Fellowship