For Better or Worse — a 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival Rundown

For Better or Worse — a 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival Rundown

To fringe or not to fringe? After an 11-day foray into the Minnesota Fringe Festival, Alejandra looks at that very question, getting at the purpose behind these types of festivals.
A Perfectly Awkward 'Amateur Hour' at the 2014 Minn. Fringe Festival

A Perfectly Awkward ‘Amateur Hour’ at the 2014 Minn. Fringe Festival

  Amateur Hour at the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival made me laugh. A lot.  And loudly! More than any other performance in a long time. The show was presented by English Scrimshaw Theatrical Novelties, a local theater company that calls its productions “a jaunty assortment of live presentations designed to amuse even the most recalcitrant...
'Everyday Hustle' Attempts to Captivate with Commonplace at 2014 Minn. Fringe Festival

‘Everyday Hustle’ Attempts to Captivate with Commonplace at 2014 Minn. Fringe Festival

Alejandra continues her exploration of the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival with Erin Shepphard's Everyday Hustle...
{Dd} Short Short List 8/11-8/24

{Dd} Short Short List 8/11-8/24

Claire shares her {Dd} Short Short List picks for the week of Aug. 11...
Crime and Punishment Raises Questions of Influence and Affinity at the Minnesota Fringe Festival

Crime and Punishment Raises Questions of Influence and Affinity at the Minnesota Fringe Festival

Alejandra looks at the immersive theater experience of Live Action Set at the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival...
Abstract? Obscure? Classical Mechanics Toes the Line

Abstract? Obscure? Classical Mechanics Toes the Line

Alejandra continues her exploration of the dance offerings at the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival...
CIRCULATE at Minnesota Fringe Festival Verges on Inconsistency

CIRCULATE at Minnesota Fringe Festival Verges on Inconsistency

Alejandra begins her rotation of 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival dance fare...
NCI Discovery 2014 Incubates Talent and Works With Potential

NCI Discovery 2014 Incubates Talent and Works With Potential

Lara looks at National Choreographers' Initiative, a program that gives four choreographers three weeks and sixteen dancers from around the country to create a piece with no limitations or requirements...
Osipova and Vasiliev Unveil Their Contemporary Caliber

Osipova and Vasiliev Unveil Their Contemporary Caliber

Lara checks out how two of the biggest names in classical ballet, Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev, fare in contemporary repertoire...
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For Better or Worse — a 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival Rundown

For Better or Worse — a 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival Rundown

To fringe or not to fringe? After an 11-day foray into the Minnesota Fringe Festival, Alejandra looks at that very question, getting at the purpose behind these types of festivals.
A Perfectly Awkward 'Amateur Hour' at the 2014 Minn. Fringe Festival

A Perfectly Awkward ‘Amateur Hour’ at the 2014 Minn. Fringe Festival

  Amateur Hour at the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival made me laugh. A lot.  And loudly! More than any other performance in a long time. The show was presented by English Scrimshaw Theatrical Novelties, a local theater company that calls its productions “a jaunty assortment of live presentations designed to amuse even the most recalcitrant of theater goers.” It was...
'Everyday Hustle' Attempts to Captivate with Commonplace at 2014 Minn. Fringe Festival

‘Everyday Hustle’ Attempts to Captivate with Commonplace at 2014 Minn. Fringe Festival

Alejandra continues her exploration of the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival with Erin Shepphard's Everyday Hustle...
{Dd} Short Short List 8/11-8/24

{Dd} Short Short List 8/11-8/24

Claire shares her {Dd} Short Short List picks for the week of Aug. 11...
Crime and Punishment Raises Questions of Influence and Affinity at the Minnesota Fringe Festival

Crime and Punishment Raises Questions of Influence and Affinity at the Minnesota Fringe Festival

Alejandra looks at the immersive theater experience of Live Action Set at the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival...
Abstract? Obscure? Classical Mechanics Toes the Line

Abstract? Obscure? Classical Mechanics Toes the Line

Alejandra continues her exploration of the dance offerings at the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival...
CIRCULATE at Minnesota Fringe Festival Verges on Inconsistency

CIRCULATE at Minnesota Fringe Festival Verges on Inconsistency

Alejandra begins her rotation of 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival dance fare...
NCI Discovery 2014 Incubates Talent and Works With Potential

NCI Discovery 2014 Incubates Talent and Works With Potential

Lara looks at National Choreographers' Initiative, a program that gives four choreographers three weeks and sixteen dancers from around the country to create a piece with no limitations or requirements...
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Osipova and Vasiliev Unveil Their Contemporary Caliber

Osipova and Vasiliev Unveil Their Contemporary Caliber

Lara checks out how two of the biggest names in classical ballet, Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev, fare in contemporary repertoire...
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{Dd} Short Short List 7/1-7/13

{Dd} Short Short List 7/1-7/13

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