The Off Center for the Dramatic Arts proudly 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.
Friday Oct 12: 7:30 PM
MCs: Alex Dostie and Aaron Masi
Moxie Productions – Poo-Dit and the Narcissists: Welcome to the alien performance mosh-pit. A Polit-Punk garage band performing from their album “Pages from the ‘Merikan Songbook”, featuring Nica Allen, Brett Cox, Patty Delaney, David Klein, Macey Mayfield, and Erik Pendleton. (All good people.)
The Burrito Diaries – Owen Foley: Vermont comedian Owen Foley is on a quest to eat a burrito in every state. Since 2006 he has eaten a burrito in 47 states and New Jersey. This one-man show features stories from the road, tragedies, mishaps, celebrations and the joy of finding adventure wrapped in a flour tortilla.
A Dummy and his Puppets – Max Palmer: A Vermont Ventriloquist is here to do a three person but one Man show as Max makes you laugh with jokes and stories of his weird life as he brings out the interesting and disturbed friends that live in his suitcase.
Confessions - E.T.A. You got a secret? Write it down anonymously before the show and watch it come to life before your eyes. Jenna Emmerson, Daniel Trigg, and Anthony Apodaca spin a series of improvised scenes based on your confessions.
Perfect Mate by Jeanne Beckwith, featuring Gene Heinrich & Kate O’Neill. When science goes awry, things can go terribly wrong, and sometimes only a true professional can set them right. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and all a guy really needs to find true love is a winning profile.
Kamikaze Comedy – Short-form improv, in the spirit of Whose Line is it Anyway? Featuring Matt, Fox, Heather, Chris and Rick. These twenty-plus year veterans of improvised comedy always know how to bring the house down with high energy, unscripted scenes and games that always have fans howling with guffaws and convulsing with chortles.