The impressive thing about OUT OF HAND THEATER
isn't just the company's youth and energy. It's the troupe's willingness to do apparently anything
to test fresh theatrical ideas. Their show 30 Below
began with frisking and interrogation of the audience, à la the airport, and ended with the dance moves from Michael Jackson's Thriller
video. Their experiments continued with the freakshow Live Nude Bouffons
and the outdoor wedding staging of Big Love.
In their first years, artistic director Maia Knispel and the company's other Merry Pranksters have laid an original foundation to build on for rich, provocative theater.