Chez Bushwick is non-profit organization committed to fostering the development, research, and presentation of new performance works across disciplines.
This mission is reflected in the following goals:
i) To support the activities, subsidies, and performances of Chez Bushwick, a celebrated artist-run organization founded in 2002. Chez Bushwick's main programs include: interdisciplinary showcases, rehearsal and performance subsidies, arts advocacy, education, outreach, and community development.
ii) To sustain the multi-disciplinary work of Jonah Bokaer, the organization's founder.
iii) To oversee, structure, and support the activities of CPR - Center for Performance Research, a L.E.E.D.-certified green building in Brooklyn, of which Chez Bushwick is a founding partner.
iv) To produce and document programs of contemporary performance that engage audiences in rich aesthetic and intellectual experiences.
v) To enlarge the role of contemporary performance and enhance its contribution to society.