Now hiring: Director of Marketing & Relationships

We are currently accepting statements of interest for a new full-time staff position: Director of Marketing & Relationships Salary: $32,000/year Position Description and Application Details here. Please reach out with questions or interest: patrick@controlgroupproductions.org

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Fundraising Campaign (Dec 2020)

Dear Friend of Control Group,   This has been A YEAR. There’s a whole lot we could say about that, and I’d absolutely love to hear how you’re doing with it (please reach out!), but to try to focus on the future: I’m writing today with a humble request for your support. If you’re currently […]

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Sojourners: a Busing Project (Aug 2021)

Led by an all-African American core artistic team, Sojourners will activate historical research and social engagement into a complex narrative of equity efforts, legal conflict, and torn social fabrics. Created for general public and in-school performances, Sojourners will be designed for mobility, popping up nimbly using Control Group’s school bus as venue, set, and transportation. […]

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Treeline (May 2021)

Hold on to what is good, even if it is a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe, even if it is a tree which stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do, even if it is
a long way from here. nancy wood, 1974    To be alone with sublimity and […]

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A letter to our community

From our October 19, 2020 newsletter    To my community: This is an incredibly challenging time. Everyone I know is grappling with how to navigate the current extreme uncertainty, and in many cases experiencing excruciating losses of income, home, human connection, health, and the lives of loved ones. Within the performing arts, we are facing […]

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Stronger Plans, Higher Standards.

This award will support a yearlong process of developing an Intersectional Emergency & Accessibility Plan for our organization, with a focus on immersive performance in unconventional spaces. We see this as a critical step for our organization, particularly within the emerging field of immersive performance, which presents unique safety and access challenges and does not […]

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On loss and resiliency.

Control Group Associate Director Nicholas Caputo in CAVALCADE! Photo by Finnocitta. The name ‘control group’ is fraught with ironies: A nod to our goals of research and experimentation, to our desire to connect scientific and artistic processes, to a proposal that perhaps we are the uninflected ones, the lab rats receiving sugar pills instead of […]

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Advocacy for Culture in Public Spaces

“Please Read To Me” installation, Shana Cordon. Photo by Amanda Tipton. If you’re interested in raising your voice in support of using outdoor public spaces in Denver to help local performing arts survive the current crises, reach out to council members here with the following suggestions: 1. Separate permitting for small cultural events. Parks & […]

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Commitments to our Community

To our community of artists and audiences, There’s a lot of listening, participating, and self-examination needed right now. There are also things that I think every American needs to say out loud. We stand firmly and humbly with the peaceful protesters and their call for foundational changes to how we as a community and a […]

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