OUR MISSION

Nitery Experimental Theater (NExT) aims to present bold and relevant performance meant to challenge, transform, and cultivate meaningful artistic expression. NExT is also committed to diverse communities, aesthetics, and politics that exist within the Stanford community. By building connections between student-artists and the Department of Theater and Performance Studies, NExT intends to foster performance as an integral forum for community conversation. Performance at NExT may be raw, political, provocative, or even playful. NExT is not a new home for performance; NExT uses performance to make Stanford a new kind of home.

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Photo by Frank Chen of Zakaria Sharif (left) and Alexa Luckey (right) in Nick Payne's Constellations, directed and designed by Suhaila Meera.