FRIDAY & SATURDAY PERFORMANCE
Internationally acclaimed performer, choreographer, and master teacher Gerry Trentham presents the award winning Yellow Scale, a cross disciplinary work of written/spoken poetic text, dance, human gesture, sound, music, and visual/media art. Yellow Scale is a section of Trentham's evening-length work Four Mad Humours - https://vimeo.com/24941528 - which won a Toronto Dora Award (similar to the American Tony award) for performance in 2011.
The District Theatre Main Stage
FRIDAY & SATURDAY PERFORMANCE
Princess Charli is happy and excited about a pink princess dress. She becomes unhappy, demanding, and unruly after a witch, who hates happiness, casts a spell upon her. The spell is broken with the help of a loving grandmother, her community, the audience, positive affirmations, and a pair of magic socks.
For Crossroads Dance Indy's third-annual IndyFringe show, choreographers demonstrate the interactions we experience every day - with people, places, and events in our lives - and the significance of these experiences.
“Beneath the Surface” follows a group of teens as they navigate the triumphs and struggles of growing up in a rural community. Join them as they deal with family, school, self-acceptance, social media, and handling problems with mental health. Learn about their stories and let us dig beneath the surface together.
Learn more about Beneath the Surface here: http://www.journalreview.com/news/article_d29fdd88-9cbe-11e8-a10b-5bf84d...
For many years, Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre has presented programs highlighting the rich, vibrant and diverse cultures of India. “Intoxicating India” is a varied dance program featuring music, dance, costumes and themes of India with a fusion of modern dance. A program of sensory intoxication that is beautiful, colorful, spiritual, sensual, exciting and powerful.
Indianapolis Ballet kicks off its first full season with another eclectic production for IndyFringe, including original works spanning several genres of dance and featuring the professional company’s 20-member ensemble. Choreography by Victoria Lyras, Paul Vitali and Roberta Wong.
The world is pretty challenging at the moment, so this show offers a witty, hilarious escape from the news. Choreographed by the Dance Kaleidoscope dancers, this show will tickle your funny bone.
“Flourish” is a stunning collaboration of modern dance, music, and visual art. Enjoy an interwoven cast of local dancers and choreographers working together to enhance and grow independent dance in Indianapolis. Featured works by Stefanie Allen, Brittany Bain, Tommy Lewey, Sara Little, Rachel Mack, Katelin Rupp, and Debra Silveus McGaha.
Watch a preview here: https://vimeo.com/184028914
Performed on The District Theatre Mainstage (Formally Theatre on the Square), nationally-recognized choreographers and Indiana University colleagues Stephanie Nugent and Elizabeth Shea collaborate to create an evening of contemporary dance repertory sure to raise spirits and tug at socially-conscious heartstrings. Through bodies and voices, performers will share challenges, humor, and earnest anecdotes regarding what it means to be human.
“The course of true love never runs smooth.” We are thrilled this year to have Agape Performing Arts Company join Bard Fest. Under the direction of Dr. Kathy Phipps, Agape is an award-winning youth theater company. Agape is dedicated to growing young performers' abilities, reaching for excellence without sacrificing their integrity and inner character. Agape has a uniquely supportive atmosphere that is simultaneously rigorous yet fun. Agape will present a charming all youth production of Shakespeare’s classic tale, of love, magic, and hilarious comedy.