Part playground, part laboratory, part training ground, The Flea has been home to established artists taking new risks, emerging artists developing their ideas, and mid-career artists building sustained audiences.

The Bats

The Bats are the resident acting company of The Flea Theater.

Pataphysics Playwriting Workshops

The Pataphysics Playwriting Workshops are intimate, four-session intensives for new work and new ways of working. Students enter with blank sheets of paper, and leave with pages of notes, fragments, scenes, even entire plays unlike anything they would have written on their own.

Resident Director Program

The Flea Theater announces a residency program for emerging theater directors.

Dance Conversations

Dance Conversations @ The Flea is a free performance, film & discussion festival
presenting both works-in-progress and fully developed pieces by dance
artists and filmmakers, followed by an open discussion between the artists
and the audience.

Alternative Performance

The Flea provides opportunities for every type of theatrical expression and we enjoy presenting all kinds of crossover types of performance.