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Making Art in 2017: Annie-B Parson on 17c

Name: Annie-B Parson Company: Big Dance Theater Show in 2017 Festival: 17c Role in Show: Co-Creator, Co-Director, Choreographer Past Festival shows: Plan B (2004) FringeArts: Tell us a bit about your show. Where did the concept develop from? What are some questions you are tackling? Annie-B Parson: This piece is primarily an interrogation and a rendering of…

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Moving Against the Tides with Olive Prince

“In watching the tide and the ocean, I think a lot about how it slowly and suddenly shifts. You have to look at it closely, but it totally changes, from the beginning of tide to the end of tide. And I hope I do that with this space.” Olive Prince founded her dance company in…

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Voice + Body: Interview with Michael Kiley

Sound designer, composer, and performer Michael Kiley makes music that is enticing and beautiful in its complexity, called “dramatic and beguiling” by The New York Times., Kiley is no stranger to using technology to synthesize new sounds and rhythms—in Close Music for Bodies, however, he aims to do just the opposite. Instead, the show (coming…

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Big Dance Theater takes on Samuel Pepys: Interview with Annie-B Parson

“In the last few years, what has become important is the uncensored rendering of his bullying, his shame around his behavior and yet his complete lack of awareness of the violence of his actions.” From Mark Twain to Euripides, Big Dance Theater is well known for their innovative and unexpected ways of using of literary…

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In The Spotlight

Almanac Dance Circus Theatre – flipping wildly across the boundaries that separate us, May 3 & 5

FringeArts presents two world premieres from Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, a collaboration with Mexican choreographer Emmanuel Becerra under the umbrella title Fronteras.  An Homage to Whatshername (May 3) and A Door in the Desert (May […]

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Faye Driscoll’s Thank You For Coming, April 14-15

FringeArts presents the second chapter of Faye Driscoll’s Thank You For Coming performance series, entitled Thank You For Coming: Play.  This one-of-a-kind sensorial experience takes place April 14-15 at FringeArts’ waterfront headquarters, 140 N Columbus […]