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Salvador Dali’s Naked Feast
OCT. 22, 2022
We’re kicking off The VORTEX’s 35th Coral Anniversary season with Austin’s biggest party of the year! Bring on your surreal as we enter Dali’s universe with a performance-installation-cocktail party embodying his aesthetic. The event includes live music, tango, human canvas, photo ops, Dali’s original Casanova Cocktail and delicious food art. The audience will have opportunities to observe or participate in an outrageous blend of spectacle, food, art and dream. Contests and prizes! Costumes encouraged!
Día de los Muertos
OCT. 31, 2022
Waterloo Greenway presents Día de los Muertos at Waterloo Park on Nov. 1 and 2. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, long observed in Mexico, is a holiday now embraced globally. Each culture infuses their own unique influences into two days of vibrant festivities that honor the dead. Gather with us as at this free two-day celebration with community altars, cultural activations, live music and dance.
10th Annual ConnectHER Film Festival
NOV. 5, 2022
You won’t want to miss this year’s 10th Anniversary ConnectHER Film Festival held at St. Andrew’s Dell Fine Arts Theater in Austin. We’ll give out more than $30,000 in awards, screen films and hear words from inspiring leaders at our awards ceremony. This powerful event celebrates global leaders and young filmmakers who are making a difference for women and girls around the world. Prior to the red carpet event and awards, we are offering another afternoon of exciting panels with industry insiders and young filmmakers.
BLUE LAPIS LIGHT
SEPT. 14-18 & SEPT. 21-24
Blue Lapis Light Belonging is an original site work performance by Blue Lapis Light that highlights the beauty of our earth and our relationship to one another. The performance features aerial dancers on the Seaholm architecture with aerialists swinging from the stacks, ground dancers and projection-mapped imagery focused on the sustainability of our environment.
NOV. 2022 to JUNE 2023
The one-act Play That Goes Wrong: Nov.18 to Dec.18, 2022. Agatha Christie meets Noises Off in this hilarious new farce.
Nightbird: March 3 to 25, 2023. What should be built in place of a recently removed Confederate monument? Join us for the premiere of this wildly funny and thought-provoking new play.
Indecent: April 21,to,May 14, 2023. Dive into the fascinating true story of Sholem Asch’s controversial play The God of Vengeance, and the passionate artists who risked everything to bring it to the stage.
Big Fish: June 2023 An extraordinary musical that celebrates the magic of theater.
Penfold Theatre Company
A Midsummer Night’s Dream and 2023 Season
A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Round Rock Amphitheater will run SEPT.29 to OCT.16,2022. Season tickets will run through JULY 2023
As Lysandra and Hermia flee into a forest full of meddlesome fairies to escape Athens’ oppressive laws, will love come out on top? This new spin on the classic story places all 21characters in the hands off our virtuosic performers. We’re back for the 10th year of Penfold in the Park! Memberships are available now for the 2022-23 season and are the best way to receive priority seating, discounts and more, all while supporting the arts. Memberships start at $79.
SEPTEMBER 9 – 24, 2022
The VORTEX launches its 35th season with the world premiere of Edit Annie by Mary Glen Fredrick, directed by NNPN directing fellow Will Detlefsen for three weeks only at The VORTEX. Detlefsen, is here as part of the National New Play Network’s Director Fellowship program, which began in conjunction with the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation.
Celebrate Austin’s local artists and enjoy an intimate evening of storytelling through dance and music backdropped by a colorful art exhibit. Complimentary bar provided by local breweries and distilleries.
THE INHERITANCE PT. 1
AUG. 10 – SEPT. 4
In contemporary Manhattan, Eric and Toby are 30-somethings who seem to be very much in love and thriving. But on the cusp of their engagement, they meet an older man haunted by the past, and a younger man hungry for a future. Chance meetings lead to surprising choices as the lives of three generations interlink and collide—with explosive results.
Age recommendation: 17 and up (for adult language, sexual situations and nudity)