At Lightswitch Theatre Company, we create, devise, and produce exploratory and experimental experiences. We seek to abstract familiar spaces and stories to re-engage participants in the joy and privilege of storytelling. Our art reflects the communities we play with and the artists creating the work. We challenge ourselves and, in turn, ask the participants to dive in with us emotionally, mentally, and sometimes, even, physically with the experience.
Founded in 2016 in Iowa City, Iowa. Skyler Matthias founded Lightswitch as a space to explore how to engage the apathetic and enable the silenced. While studying theatre and entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa, Skyler pitched an immersive theatre company called Lightswitch to two different pitch contests and received $800 to produce a show. He then produced two shows--Tender Napalm and Platform. Following a four year haitus, Lightswitch Theatre Company has returned and is currently producing work in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Stay in Touch
Sign up to stay on top of what we are working on, receive updates on new shows, and get exclusive looks into our rehearsal process. Needless to say, it’s a very good time.