Four Larks create junkyard operas in unexpected locations.

Mat Diafos Sweeney Director & Composer
Sebastian Peters-Lazaro Design & Choreography

The company was founded in 2008 with associate artists Jesse Rasmussen, Alessandro Rumie, Stephanie Butterworth, and Mallory Gross.


“Four Larks’ comprehensively reconstructed notion of the immersive Gesamtkunstwerk has produced some of the most inspiring and original art I’ve ever seen.”
arts hub

“They are engaging with their audience as if with fellow poets and philosophers, perhaps the most generous of all possible theatrical gestures, and certainly the most rewarding.”
primitive surveys

“thrilling theatrical bricolage”
arena magazine

“a sensual avalanche of music and visuals”
theatre notes

“site-specific brilliance”
npr / opening the curtain

“four larks will take you to another world”
san francisco chronicle