Prop Thtr strives to redefine what theater is in the 21st century.
We produce and incubate new work, including plays, devised work, director-driven reimagined classics, adaptations, and other alternative forms of storytelling. Prop works with makers of all ages, races, gender identities, and backgrounds. In the spirit of Chicago storefront theater, Prop is continuously committed to fostering companies who create original work for diverse and inclusives spaces.
We break open how we make, what we make, and who is making.
To be a national destination for adventurous and timely new plays and alternatively created theatrical work that is experimental, ethical, diverse, and inclusive.
Prop Thtr believes that we* should:
* Prop Thtr as an organization and all of us as humans