Our Mission

Present Company is a female-run theatre collective that produces accessible art. Present Company aims to ask something of an audience, to take a risk with an audience, to immerse an audience, to make theatre that is not in a theatre. Present Company looks to cross-pollinate with interdisciplinary collaborations. Present Company seeks to reframe and re-present known works in the hope that we all learn to reframe our perspectives. 

Present Company wants to create an unrepeatable experience with you. 

 


THE NEXT ADVENTURE:

YOUR MOTHER’S COPY OF THE KAMA SUTRA

by Kirk Lynn

September 21 – October 15

RSVP HERE

WHAT:
A regional premiere from celebrated local author and playwright Kirk Lynn.
A play about what it means to see and be seen, to love and be loved, to know and be known. And sex, too.

WHERE:
The Museum of Human Achievement (MoHA), a sex-toy-factory-turned-arts-space in East Austin with a badass mission of offering radically affordable space to Austin artists.
IMPORTANT: The Museum of Human Achievement does not maintain a public presence.
Please DO NOT CALL OR EMAIL MoHA for reservations or directions.
Venue location and instructions are in your registration email and are also emailed to you the day-of performance.

WHO:
Directed by Alexandra Bassiakou Shaw. Featuring the talents of Judd Farris, Amber Quick, Sophia Quiroga, Yamina Khouane, Blake Robbins, Nash Ferguson. Live music by Michael Ferstenfeld. Scenic Design by Amanda Perry. Lighting Design by Natalie George. Costume Design by Aaron Flynn. Media Design by Eliot Gray Fisher. Poster and Graphic Design by Sarah Presson. Stage Managed by Lindsay Scarbrough. Produced by Stephanie Carll and Anna Eisley and presented by Present Company.

AS ALWAYS…
Promoting the philosophy of Accessible Art, admission is free. RSVP REQUIRED.
A suggested donation of $25 supports the artists and event.
Tiered donation levels are available to accommodate every budget. Pay it forward for those who cannot afford, and everyone wins. Viva Accessible Art!

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BURNING QUESTIONS? Email info@presentcompanytheatre.com 

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ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT
Kirk Lynn is a novelist and playwright living in Austin, TX with his wife, the poet Carrie Fountain, and their children, Olive and Judah. One of five artistic directors of Rude Mechs, Kirk is also an Associate Professor of Playwriting at the University of Texas at Austin.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Alexandra Bassiakou Shaw is a Greek-American theatre artist who directs, writes, and performs new work. She is a company member and Managing Director with Rude Mechs theatre Collective in Austin, TX.

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THANKS to YOU and…
The City of Austin Cultural Arts Division
The Austin Creative Alliance
The Rude Mechs
The Museum of Human Achievement
East Side Lumber & Decking
Enabler Llc
Eye Like Design
Motorblade Postering Service

*This play was supported by Rude Mechs as part of their Rude Fusion series.
**This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

 

PRESENT COMPANY IS A PROUD SPONSORED PROJECT OF THE AUSTIN CREATIVE ALLIANCE.


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