The Off Center for the Dramatic Arts presents new and wild performance work at the 6th Annual Burlington Fringe Theater Festival, featuring 22 shows over four days in genres ranging from live video performance, theater, performance art, puppetry, comedy, improv, story-telling to spoken word with Cello. Performers showcase their work in 20 minute slots.
Thursday, Oct 11: Blue Night – Adult Material/Parental Discretion/ Don’t Bring Your Kids
MC: Paul Schnabel
The Garden Elixers – Jocelyn Woods
Director/Main Actress: Jocelyn Woods with David Brizendine , Camille Clark, Phinneus Sonin. Broadcast by live stream and projector, The Garden Elixirs are a poetic living tableaux of surreal erotic musings. Spoken by the Virgin Muse who dwells amongst phantasmagorical foliage, prophetic utterings of romance and mystical vision shall babble forth, accompanied by the frivolous revelry of the Virgin’s forest nymphs.
The Al Cushman Saga – Solo by Steph-Marie Szenasi: In this mixed media performance piece, Al Cushman, brought to life by Steph-Marie, confronts the “big fish” as a rides mechanic at Marineland in 94’. He muses his way through hideous pranks with a brown pop in each hand and a cigarette.
Lucinda and the Wolves by Robyn Migel, performed by Sandi Milne. The audience becomes an addiction recovery meeting where Lucinda is the featured speaker. She takes us through the traumatic journey of her life story; an inappropriate relationship with her stepfather, drugs and alcohol and working crazy jobs such as having an arrow shot off her head in a variety act and doing internet stripping.
Bruised and Tatooed – Pierre Vachon
The Life of a Famous Nobody - presented by Vermont Comedy Outlaws. Pierre Vachon is your typical Pro-Wrestler/Body Piercer/ Stand up comic/DJ and leathersmith.. listen to crazy road stories from a life on the road.. from MTV to everything in between."QK Enchaine" (Queen Kong in Chains & Fishnets) written and performed by Dana Block. Fresh from the New York New Work Theatre Festival, Dana Block brings the next installment of her on-going QUEEN KONG series to the Fringe Festival. Nazi film-maker becomes Queen KONG, in an attempt to reverse her racist legacy and cement her place in film history by capturing the little golden Uber mensch, the “Oscar. “