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counterweight theatre lab


Thoughtful and honest theatre in Colorado Springs

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counterweight theatre lab


Thoughtful and honest theatre in Colorado Springs

 

About us

Counterweight Theatre Lab is a theatre group focused on intimate, honest, and experimental productions that ask important questions, stimulate the senses, and tell unique stories. We bend things wherever we can, be it in casting, staging, or other theatrical norms, and if you come to a Counterweight show, you’re guaranteed to be right up close to (or part of) the action and be confronted with characters and stories at the edge of human experience. We’re interested in states of exception, in dissent, in exile, in homecoming, and in the apocalyptic on every scale.

We’re committed to putting on high-quality theatre, and anybody in the community passionate about what’s happening on our stage can participate: Local actors are welcome to collaborate with us, designers can work with us, and those interested in working backstage are always encouraged. With your help, we’ll continue to promote theatre as one of the powerful art forms here in our city and tell lasting, meaningful, and thought-provoking stories.


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COMING UP


COMING UP


 

IRREVERSIBLE by Jack Karp
MAY 11 - MAY 27 2018

The Manhattan Project: J. Robert Oppenheimer, along with his brother Frank and a growing army of colleagues, develops a weapon that could end life on Earth in the remote New Mexico desert. The novelty and gravity of the physics problem reveals the genius and the complexities that characterized Oppenheimer’s life: his sometimes erratic behavior, the conflict between his drive to control the titanic forces he would unleash, his own emotional needs, and his seesaw relationships with his gifted younger brother Frank, his wife Kitty, and his old lover Jean.

Check back soon for more information.