Friday, September 4 - Sunday, September 6 
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bringing diverse performance works that stretch our imagination
 

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US PREMIERE
The Round by Projet In Situ
Friday, September 4 + Saturday, September 5 + Sunday, September 6

An unconventional performance experience created by French choreographic duo Martin Chaput + Martial Chazallon and local residents sends audiences out of the theater and into the streets for a choreographed journey of downtown Brattleboro. How far would you follow your smartphone?
WHEN: 12-5pm departures every 15 minutes (bring your smartphone!) on Friday, September 4 + Saturday September 5 + Sunday September 6
WHERE: starting at 118 Elliot, 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
TICKETS + RESERVATIONS: $15 | $10 students. RESERVE HERE.

 

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PREVIEW
Schwanze-Beast by Carmelita Tropicana + Ela Troyano
Friday, September 4 + Saturday, September 5

Performance art icon Carmelita Tropicana and award-winning filmmaker Ela Troyano return with Schwanze-Beast. This sci-fi hybrid theater work takes us to the future and delves into gender identity, biotech, bio-politics and civil rights, posing the question: “what separates human from beast?” 

WHEN: 7:30pm on Friday, September 4 + Saturday, September 5
WHERE: The New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat Street, Brattleboro VT 05301
TICKETS + RESERVATIONS: $15 | $10 students. RESERVE HERE.

 

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PERFORMANCE INSTALLATION
2125 Stanley Street by Dahlia Nayar
Friday, September 4 + Saturday, September 5 + Sunday, September 6

Northampton-based choreographer Dahlia Nayar returns with a dance and sound installation of 2125 Stanley Street. This work taps into issues of belonging, domesticity, and the ways we embody culture and memory.

WHEN: 5-6:30pm Friday, September 4 + 12-5pm Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6
WHERE: The Dianich Gallery, 139 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
TICKETS + RESERVATIONS: Free. No reservations. 

 

PROGRESSIVE PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL PRESENTING PARTNERS
The Dianich Gallery | The Latchis Hotel & Theatre | Hooker Dunham Building | 118 Elliot

VPL's Progressive Performance Festival is made possible with funding support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New England Foundation for the Arts, the Vermont Arts Council, the Samara Fund, and VPL's Creation Fund donors, and media sponsorship from The Commons.

VPL's Progressive Performance Festival celebrates Vermont Arts 2015, in celebration of public funding for the arts.