This year, we are thrilled to offer 8 commissioned premieres by early and mid-career artists including partnerships with Abrons Arts Center, The Invisible Dog, and Los Angeles Performance Practice.

Current Season

On July 20, 2017 we bought a building after being in contract for over two years after more than 10 years of studies, drawings, failed ‘real estate marriages’ with potential partners. We, at The Chocolate Factory Theater, hear that you want to know how we did it.
bend the even revisits Jennifer Monson’s research into the indeterminate phenomena that exist at the edges of human perception. The project focuses on the relationship between optics, reception and the shifting continuity between sound, light, and movement. The piece creates a system of relationships that weave the mediums of movement, sound, light and structure (both architectural and costume) together into a field of perceptual phenomena that leave the audience at the edge of comprehension. bend the even explores containment and relinquishing through ever-narrowing parameters.