We are a team of creative consultants focused on the cultivation of performance art and community events in the 53212 zipcode. We have affordable rehearsal and event space, and provide logistical, technical and social support for all kinds of creative people. As members of the Milwaukee Theatre Alliance, the Milwaukee Dance Theatre Network and the Milwaukee Coalition Against Hate, 53212 Presents works collaboratively to empower independent artists, activists, and small non-profits and to change the system that holds us back!

         Contact us to discuss how we can support you!


Kirk Thomsen - Managing Director 53212 Presents


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The Field, MKE

Fieldwork is one of the few places where art makers of any creative discipline can develop their own craft at their own pace.


The Shark

Who Pays the Shark is a greasy dark comedy coming to a screen near you. Kirk Thomsen directed local actors in this hybrid tv show/virtual reading.

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Pre-register for bi-weekly improv jams starting April 11 from 10:30-12. The event is hybrid with limited in-person attendance.


Women's Voices

Seat of Our Pants Readers Theatre presents this hour-long program celebrating diverse women writers in America at community sites in Milwaukee.

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