Risky Talking

RISKY TALKING is a series of no-holds-barred public discussions about risk and change convening the bravest risk-takers from the world of arts and politics hosted by author and broadcaster Laura Flanders with choreographer Elizabeth Streb.


Action Maverick Award

This award celebrates those transgressive action specialists whose seemingly reckless journeys are, in reality, a society’s insignia for bravery and courage. These action maverick heroes exist as a constant and eternal reminder of all the moves yet left to do.

2020 Action Maverick Award Information Coming Soon!

GO! Emerging Artist Commissioning Program

With support from the Jerome Foundation for the past 10 years, SLAM has been a creative center for five emerging artists annually who use SLAM to push their own artistic boundaries. Six months of creative development by the artists culminate in a performance full of new ideas and new action.

2019-2020 Information
Coming Soon!

School and Community Partnerships

Each year, STREB collaborates with schools and community groups both at their homes and at SLAM to design programs that encourage participants to explore, exchange, create and connect.

2018/2019 partnerships include PS 147, PS 84, PS 29, PS 164, Hanson Place, In-Tech Academy, MS 314, Success Academy.

For further information contact: mary@streb.org

STREB Residencies and Partnerships

Field Trips

Elementary, middle and high school classes, university and community groups come to SLAM for an immersive experience that introduces participants to all things SLAM — open rehearsals, discussion with company members, behind-the-scenes tech tours and classes in PopAction technique and circus arts and popcorn!

For further information contact Mary Schindler: mary@streb.org


The Action Opportunity Program is a work/study mentoring program. Be on the inside helping with classes, production, administration and get free classes in exchange.

For further information contact: STREB EXTREME ACTION Associate Artistic Director, Cassandre Joseph cassandre@streb.org


TEEN/TWEEN Action Clubs

Spend one Saturday evening monthly Popping, Flying and Falling with STREB Extreme Action Company Dancers! Learn POPACTION, Flying Trapeze, Tightrope, Aerial and Circus Arts! Action Club features amazing classes, performances and experiences for teens and ‘tweens’! 

2019/2020 schedule available now!

Team Synergy Workshops

Team Synergy Workshops — for everybody including corporate staff, educators, truck drivers, community workers and lion tamers — strengthen and harness positive group dynamics, explore risk, trust and problem solving through action.

In the past few years, workshops have been held with Google, BBC Worldwide Reality Productions, Nike and Gogobot, Teachers Preparatory School, Tandem Friends School, Kinespirit Studio, Three-Legged Dog, to name a few.

Contact: bobby@streb.org for more information