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We are dugway proving ground.


We are a theater ensemble in Oakland, CA breaking creative ground in gravel lots and living rooms.

We share a name with the other Dugway Proving Ground: a U.S. Army facility, approximately the size of Rhode Island, founded to test biological and chemical weapons. They ultimately spawned the “Dugway Sheep Incident.” Look it up.

If you think it is terrible name, you are probably correct.

As collaborators, we produce theater that is play and music and movement. We believe live performance should offer audiences something different than the screen (we <3 Netflix like you, but we’re not trying to be them). And, most of all, we think exploratory artistic work is vital and should be done with those you respect.

Co-Founders & Artistic Directors
Lily Mathews
Adam Kotin




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