SALVAGE VANGUARD THEATER PRESENTS
WORLD PREMIERE OF
Performances run October 1- 18
When Neo-Nazi terrorist Wesley Connor returns to prison after a failed bomb plot, he is confronted with the two identities that threaten his position within the White Order of Thule most: fatherhood and his own mixed race heritage.
Inspired by the true story of Leo Felton and Erica Chase, AM I WHITE travels between recurring dream and minstrel show nightmare to discover if a singular self exists in an alleged “post-racial” America.
WHO: Glass Half Full Theatre, featuring Puppetry & Physical Theatre of Objects and Ideas, based on the theatrical training of Jacques Lecoq.
WHAT: The Orchid Flotilla, a wildly inventive original theatrical performance for adults featuring physical theatre and shadow puppetry. From the depths of lonely imagination arises a sensual and poetic narrative about the transformative power of companionship and a witty examination of disposable packaging. The flotilla is a tiny floating island of rubbish, adrift on a sea of blue plastic. Characters arise out of the depths in the form of human performers, manipulated objects, plastic junk masquerading as organic material, and human limbs manipulated as puppets. Created by B. Iden Payne Award Winning Writer/ Director Caroline Reck.
WHEN: September 4th-20th
Thurs- Sat @ 8pm, Sunday @ 6PM
Pay-what-you-can 9/7 and American Sign Language Interpreted performance on 9/11
Yoga with Adriene Mishler, 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 www.yogawithadriene.com
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 12 - 14 this year.
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.
Visit Gnap! Theater Projects
Cinema41 is a community organization dedicated to providing a free arts education by supplying an open venue for the viewing and discussion of films that feature diversifying themes. In addition, Cinema41 strives to promote film appreciation by cultivating a support network for independent films and filmmakers alike.
Winner of the Austin Chronicle’s “Best Indie Film Cred Boost (2012)”, Cinema41 is a film collective that screens overlooked/forgotten independent films. The screenings are FREE and held on the fourth Thursday of every month at the Salvage Vanguard Theater. Each screening is augmented with a special guest (e.g. filmmakers, academics, etc…) to help contextualize the films.
For information visit Cinema41
Lucky Chaos Theater Projects produce works by or about Asian-Americans as well as other under-represented communities. They hope to increase dialogue about these experiences through the performance arts. Their projects are stories from a different point of view and range from published works to original works including submissions from the community. They explore all mediums including scripted, experimental, improv and movement. Come check out their shows:
Lucky Chaos will have programming at SVT in the Studio every 1st and 2nd weekend of the month.
Fridays/Saturdays 8pm and 1st Saturday 10pm.
For more information and tickets visit Lucky Chaos
Weird! True Hollywood Tales
Weird! True Hollywood Tales is a biography/pop culture history lecture series that focuses on the fascinating lives and strange deaths of iconic celebrities, Hollywood tragedies, and shocking scandals from the 20th century.
The bi-monthly lectures revolve around a central historical theme with related biographies. Every other 3rd Saturday at 8pm in the Studio.
For more information visit Weird! True Hollywood Tales