The Fishtank is sending audiences outside to play! Fishtank Curator Heidi Van and collaborator Ingrid Andrea Guertsen team up for "53 Days & 52 Nights", an epic and cinematic clown story in the Fishtank’s storefront window, giving Kansas City audience a truly unique “theater al fresco” experience.
Featuring Heidi Van, Ingrid Andrea Guersten & Coleman Crenshaw, with live musical accompaniment by Fishtank Resident Peter Lawless and Daniel Eichenbaum. Directed by Fishtank Resident Damian Torres-Botello, produced by HYBRID: A Theatre Collective.
Running July 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 & 12 at 9pm in the windows** of the Fishtank Perfomance Studio. Donations accepted at the door $5-15.
**All window performances are 30 - 35 minutes in legnth.
Support this show by pledging to our fund drive and receive VIP seats.
This production is generously sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon, the New Theatre Restaurant, Birdies, the Fishtank Performance Studio and Digital Milk.
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Monday, June 7, 2010
Final selections have been made for the first recipients of Rocket Grants, a brand new funding opportunity available to artists who live within an 80-mile radius of downtown Kansas City. Rocket Grants are specifically intended to encourage work that is inventive and “under the radar”, and that engages or benefits an audience somewhere other than in a museum or art gallery. The long-term goal of the program is to not only encourage emerging and non-traditional art practices in the Kansas City region, but also to contribute to a thriving artists’ community.
"Prop 8 On Trial" is a multi-media performance examining the 2010 trial, Perry v. Schwarzenegger, challenging the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 that banned same-sex marriage. A workshop of "Prop 8 On Trial" debuted at the Fishtank in February.
Watch for news about upcoming performances at the Fishtank in September 2010!
Thursday, June 3, 2010
The Fishtank introduces a new series for singer/songwriters showcasing their original music and the stories behind them. Hosted by series curator, Daniel Quin Shay and featuring his original music as well as Kyle Hatley and Michael Hilboldt.
Doors open at 8:30, show starts at 9.
Donations accepted $5-15
Sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon
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