chad eschman

multimedia artist


From audio drama to site-specific theatre, I tell immersive stories that explore strange worlds.

NNPN affiliated playwright, co-founder of Trap Street and Living Room Playmakers, and a Northwestern MFA grad.

As a content creator + producer, I’ve worked with brands such as Adobe, Beer Nuts, eBay, Hyatt, Plaid, and VinePair.

Below are a few of my current and recent projects.

the radiograph

Your renegade station at the edge of reality. Tune in for strange music from outer space, lost stories from other dimensions, and secret transmissions from the x-ray radio.

Never Stop

never stop

A hallucinatory short film inspired by the bizarre worlds and methods of William S. Burroughs. Official Selection of the 2020 Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival.You can watch the film below:

Darkness Comes Alive

darkness comes alive

An immersive audio tour of a haunted neon gallery.Trap Street collaborated with neon artist Lili Lakich to create a new piece of site-specific theatre for her studio, combining the true history of her work with a fictional narrative.Three audio tours guide you through the space and introduce the artwork. But you quickly learn that this is actually an electric graveyard — and these buzzing tubes contain the souls of the dead.

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