Since its first season in 2005, The Chocolate Factory Theater has supported the development and presentation of new work by a community of local, national and international artists working in dance, theater, and interdisciplinary performance. The Chocolate Factory’s programs have drawn many thousands of new visitors to its 5,000 square foot industrial facility in Long Island City, Queens. The organization recently purchased a permanent facility in the neighborhood.

Archived Events

October 1-10, 2021

Aya Ogawa

Performances will take place at Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street. Japanese-American playwright/director Aya Ogawa presents this final version of their intimate autobiographical piece that explores their fractured relationship with their long-deceased, enigmatic father.

October 3, 2021



AUNTS, The Chocolate Factory Theater, and NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts announce a three-way collaborative performance adventure. Taking over all the nooks and crannies of the new Chocolate Factory Theater space in L.I.C. with a classic AUNTS-style performance event featuring multiple performers, overlapping performances, multi-disciplinary, body/non-body based, time oriented, finished / experimental / unfinished / process art, a dance party and more.