Climate Theatre, as a tax exempt 501(c)3, acts as Fiscal Sponsor for events and projects which we believe further our mission in the Bay Area. Our recent sponsored projects include:

  • Edna In A Bottle – Tastes Funny @ monthly sketch comedy show at The Bindery SF and other locations: 2019 – 2020
  • SuperHero Street Fair: 2008 – 2019
  • Earth Day San Francisco: 2017 – 2019
  • Black Rock Lighthouse Service (Burning Man art project): 2016
  • THE BRIGHT RIVER – A mass transit tour of the afterlife: 2009, 2010                                                                                                    Written and performed by Tim Barsky featuring Kevin Carnes (Broun Fellinis) – drum set and samples Alex Kelly (Mark Growden band) – cello and electronics Carlos Aguirre (Felonious) – beatbox and live loopingDirected by: Jessica Heidt Set Design: Mellie Katakalos Lighting Design: Heather Basarab Costume Design: Rachel Hospodar/Medium Reality Music Director: Jessica Ivry David Gluk: General Manager

    “Concert” version in the month of December: Climate Theater 285 – 9th Street @ Folsom, San Francisco, 94103 December 3 – December 27, 2009

    “Theatrical” version in January and February: Brava Theater Center 2781 24th Street @ York, between Bryant & Potrero, San Francisco, 94110 January 8 – February 20, 2010

  • Since leaving our space at 285 Ninth Street Climate has produced a number of events around the world including the award winning I Hate Children Children’s Show which has been one of the top rated shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (the biggest theater festival in the world) for the past five years as well as Dark Kabaret, Twisted Cabaret, Devil in the Deck and a number of other projects.
    Here is a small sampling of some of our more exciting projects:
    • Dark Kabaret –
    San Francisco – 2000 to 2013
    Dark Kabaret is San Francisco’s biggest and best cabaret variety show with guest stars including Eric Burdon and George Clinton as well as Anne Magnuson, amy Lavere, and Athena Turgis.
    • Twisted Cabaret –
    San Francisco – 2000 to 2014
    Glastonburry, UK – 2002 to 2013
    Seattle – 2012, 2013
    Twisted Cabaret is a one man show starring Frank Olivier. The show tells the story of of a show were nothing goes right though it’s really a vehicle for Olivier to demonstrate a wide array of variety skills.  Frank throws knives, juggles, reads minds, eats fire, and so much more.
    • Devil in the Deck –
    San Francisco 2003 – 2006
    Edinburgh Festival 2009 – 2010 – 2013
    The award winning and critically acclaimed story of a gambler cursed by a bad Tarot reading.
    • The I Hate Children Children’s Show –
    Edinburgh Festival – 2009 – 2014
    Christchurch NZ – 2014
    Seattle – 2014
    San Jose – 2014
    San Francisco 2014


If you would like your project, organization, or event to be considered for Fiscal Sponsorship by Climate Theatre, please contact Laird Archer, at for more information.