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19 Jun 2020
  • Black Lives Matter
June 2020 Like so many of you, we are horrified by police actions across our country this month and the continued injustice and violence we are seeing against black and brown Americans. Here in Philadelphia, we mourn the loss of Philadelphia's own Dominique "Rem'mie" Fells. We at Pig Iron stand in solidarity with Black artists and all BIPOC and we... READ MORE »
26 May 2020
  • A vintage TV screen with static. It reads, "PIG IRON VIDEOS FROM THE ARCHIVE."
After many years of keeping videos of old shows under lock and key, in keeping with our credo that the breath in the room is the true heart of the performance works we make, we are making a pivot. For your summer 2020 viewing pleasure: a collection of Pig Iron works from the archive! Some were shot on an ancient... READ MORE »
26 Aug 2016
Last May, Pig Iron celebrated 20 years of existence with a weekend chock-full of parties and performances. Here's a list of the events we held to commemorate two decades of exuberant and unusual performance-making. READ MORE »
25 Jul 2016
Pig Iron Seeks Singers/Performers for TIMESCALES: A Performance Installation Pig Iron Theatre Company is looking for senior citizens (ages 70 and older) and children (ages 9-12) to appear in TIMESCALES, a performance installation, with singing, at the University of Pennsylvania on October 21 and October 22, 2016. TIMESCALES will be part of Pig Iron’s development process for A Period of... READ MORE »
02 Jun 2016
Pig Iron has embarked on a new chapter of work focusing on collaborations with composers and musicians. We’ve just wrapped up a week of performance research with choristers from The Crossing, musicians from the new Arcana ensemble, and Sweden’s Teater Slava. We’re digging into a new collaboration with composer Troy Herion and designer Mimi Lien entitled A Period of Animate... READ MORE »