Living Room Theater
Paths of absurdity, raw truth and love intersect as Bear, Otter and Dog invite you into their living room to share vignettes reflecting on our humanity.
A performance about the details of everyday life. Enjoy a series of vignettes which are rooted in conversation and veer off into solos including poetry, music and experimental pieces.
Black Cow Jumps
Black Cow Jumps is reality-based theater duo Banks Helfrich and Tisse Mallon. Journey through an exploration of relationships, philosophy and absurdity through this immersive show.
Living Room Screening events go beyond movie night and into a shared experience which includes the film, the creator and the reflections of the audience.
Isolation in a crowd is an epidemic of our time. Feelings of disconnection, loneliness and displacement contribute to the violence, apathy and desensitization of our society.
The Elar Institute aims to strengthen individuals and communities through programming which addresses our need for belonging, connection and self expression. The solution we propose exists within our two branches:
Entertainment which enriches an audience through live illustration, examination of norms and the sharing of the deeply personal.
Education which focuses on emotional intelligence, self expression and communication.
Radical self expression