Catastrophe Theory Arts

May 24th Industry Night + May 26th- 28th 8pm

Notes on the Classification of Spectral Lines, the Art of Water Writing, and Other Important Ephemera is the first production from Catastrophe Theory Arts - a new collaborative venture with an express interest in combining the arts and sciences. This first production - a collaboration between Rebecca Whitehurst and Stephen Pruitt which premiered at Austin's Fusebox Festival in April, is an assemblage of short pieces about a wide variety of topics ranging from baseball signals to the feminist history of astrophysics; the decoding of signals from alien intelligences to the seemingly ancient, but in fact modern tradition of Chinese ground writing with water; and from the deconstruction of the music of Les Miserables to the ephemerality of far away radio transmissions picked up when driving on West Texas highways late at night.

Church of the Friendly Ghost

May 27th & 28th 2016

These are some facts of the world: The bad times began when we had a serious problem with the sun. That was when we came to the facility. Soon after, the animals died; then the plants died; then the oceans burnt and microbes took over. (When we say “bad times,” we are not kidding.)

But the Research gives us a way forward. Perhaps human will, properly cultivated, can change the Facts we don’t like. It’s worth a shot, anyway. The Work is slow. The Research is evolving. This is all we have. But we try to keep a good attitude!! :)

Certain individuals, when paired, have a special aptitude for the Work: Conduits and Conductors. 

You will now observe a Conduit and Conductor at Work.

A darkly comic take on cultish pseudoscience, self-improvement, and life after the end of the world, Subject to Control shows a pair of individuals striving toward the next level of human consciousness but scraping against the daily reality of hunger, bowel movements, sexual arousal, and grueling repetition.

May 19th - June 4th. Tickets and more info available at:

Glass Half Full Theatre
Missionary Position: Pleasure Journeys for the Intrepid Lady Explorer (Session 3).

Tickets: Sliding scale $15-$25
Schedule: June 3rd- 18th, 8PM THURSDAYS – SATURDAYS

 Amelia Weatherbeaten (Caroline Reck) and Eleanor Dangerbottom (Cami Alys) are Victorian-era Lady Explorers and Spokeswomen for Hartman’s Hygenic Towellettes for Ladies, the first commercially available menstrual products for women. They travel around the world at the turn of the 19th century, hocking their products and lecturing hilariously on topics of interest to the Ladies Society for Ladies, Where Ladies Share Knowledge with Ladies. (That’s you.) 
The topic for Session Three is Riding your Bicycle to Freedom and Other Lofty Apogee. Matron Dangerbottom and Mistress Weatherbeaten shall inspire all ladies on the wobbly path to Suffrage and instruct them on the etiquette of “riding astride.”  Part P.T. Barnum sideshow, part Victorian Geographical Salon, these ladies will offer a seat at their table but you won’t stay in it for long. Anticipate a raucous, interactive, inventive evening that kicks the stuffing out of stuffy “period” theater.

Heckle Her and Base Reality Productions are excited to announce “COOL LIKE DAT,” performing June 18th 8pm in Salvage Vanguard’s studio theater. Hosted by Maggie Maye, “COOL LIKE DAT” is a DOPE 90s-themed variety show of music, dance, and comedy.

“COOL LIKE DAT” features performances by Mouth House (acapella), Dem Beach Boys (rap), Choich of the Good Foot (gospel choir), Vanessa Gonzales (solo sketch), Lashonda Lester (Funniest Person in Austin 2016), with a special preview from the “DOPER THAN DOPE” cast and fly girls (dance team).

Join us for a funky dream of the 90s that is fresh and IN COLOR.

Tickets are $8 online (early birds are cool) or pay $13 at the door (CASH ONLY).

Yoga with Adriene, RYT

Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:45 p.m. and
Saturdays 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Cost is $10/class

Yoga at SVT classes will tone and heat the body as well as focus on alignment and flexibility. This series offers a playful sequence of poses and movement designed to build strength, guide the breath and allow ease to flow in. Adriene’s classes blend flowing movement with a lighthearted attitude and a clear attention to detail. Class ends with a relaxing cool down to leave you calm and centered. All levels welcome.

For more Yoga With Adriene, free yoga videos and more visit

Church of the Friendly Ghost


Church of the Friendly Ghost is a 100% volunteer-run arts organization supporting creative expression and counter-culture community.

The collective originally formed at an old church in east Austin in 2003 and over the years has included rotating casts of volunteers, artists, local audience and long distance pen-pals. The organization has presented over one thousand events to date including concerts, art exhibitions, workshops, film screenings and other adventurous excursions. COTFG's flagship event, New Media Art and Sound Summit occurs on June 22nd- 26th this year.

For more information about the series visit or email

Gnap! Theater Projects


Gnap! Theater Projects presents and produces theatrical events that are both deliberately experimental and unashamedly populist, often utilizing modes of theater making that are artistically unfashionable and obsolete, including improvisation, short sketches, site specific performance art, and historical re-envisioning. Gnap! Theater Projects is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of ways of making narrative function in a theatrical setting. Gnap! Theater Projects work is intended for experienced theater audiences and theater-going novices alike.

Get-up, improv duo Shannon McCormick and Shana Merlin, performs every 3rd Friday at 8pm on our Studio stage.
No Shame, an open mic night for comedy and live performance, every 1st and 3rd Friday at 10pm in the Studio.


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