Insurgent Theatre strives to connect performing arts with radical struggles, to make theatre that is relevant, engaging, challenging and useful for those who confront the US police state and global capitalist empire. We've been making original theatre since 2003 and frequently touring the country since August, 2008.



Behind the Badge is a play about the american police force. Currently booking shows for a tour with The Shadow of Lucasville.
All the news you'll never read. here. Now on video.
A 300+ page book of radical theatre and essays we had a hand in. Get a copy!.
Thoughts, analysis, rants on the intersection of art and radical politics. Read and respond..
An interactive look at creating theatre using collaboration, experimentation and tiny budgets. more info.
We work closely with RedBird Prison Abolition here in Columbus, incorporating theatre into fundraising events, actions, and workshops around political prisoner solidarity and prison abolition. Read about our matching funds variety shows: Solidarity Showcase.

In the Belly is our experimental play about the US prison industrial complex and solitary confinement. Details here! We are no longer performing In the Belly. See past dates here.

Presskit (PDF)

We are still able to perform our hour long radical minimalist play about kidnapping delegates to the G20, with notice, on request and with enough reason to make re-rehearsing it worth our time.

Presskit (pdf)
Tour Journal

Contact us: or (419) 528-8169

Archive of past projects (old, slightly malfunctioning website)