Saturday, May 30
VPL OPEN LAB:
Community Picnic, Open Rehearsals, Workshop, Conversations, Film
VPL OPEN LAB
Presented by Vermont Performance Lab in association with Marlboro College
Sponsored by Ryall, Porter, Sheridan Architects
VPL welcomes you into the Lab to join some of the most exciting dance artists working today. Join us for a one-day event featuring a festive outdoor picnic, open rehearsals, workshop, and conversations with three 2015 VPL Lab Artists: Wally Cardona, Beth Gill, and Jennifer Monson. Plus pre-register for an iLand workshop with Jennifer Monson that explores dance, science and environment. Picnic lunches can be ordered in advance through VPL or you can bring your own - the first 100 patrons receive a complimentary picnic blanket! This event celebrates Vermont Arts 2015, in celebration of public funding for the arts.
WHEN: Saturday, May 30th, @12:00-1:00pm community picnic, @1:00-3:00pm open studio visits, @3:00-5:00pm iLand workshop with Jennifer Monson
WHERE: on the campus of Marlboro College, 2582 South Road, Marlboro, VT 05344
TICKETS + RESERVATIONS: Free rehearsals + talks. Advanced reservations required for picnic lunches - $15/basket + vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Pre-registration required for the workshop with Jennifer Monson - $15. All Reservations/Registration Available May 1st.
Friday, June 19 - Sunday, June 21
VERMONT PRIDE WEEKEND!
with CineSLAM Film Festival + Green Mountain Crossroads + VPL
Featuring VPL Lab Artists Carmelita Tropicana + Ela Troyano
OPENING NIGHT CINESLAM FILM FESTIVAL
The Opening Night of CineSLAM Vermont’s only LGBT Film Festival will screen a variety of outrageous + moving short films including Ela Troyano's film featuring performance art icon Carmelita Tropicana in Your Kunst is your Waffen. Intermission includes Pride Cake + Sparkling Cider!
WHEN: Friday, June 19 @ 7pm
WHERE: The Latchis Theater, 50 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
TICKETS + RESERVATIONS: $10. More info + Reserve at CineSLAM
A JOURNEY INTO FILM AND PERFORMANCE
An Italian Picnic and Artist Talk features Carmelita Tropicana, Ela Troyano, John Scagliotti and Sara Coffey for a show and tell on the topic of hybrid form of performance and film. Special film excerpts will screen from a new work in development, Schwanze Beast. This event is sponsored by Pride of the Ocean's Venice, Italy (embarking August 2016) LGBT Film Festival.
WHEN: Saturday June 19 @ 2pm
WHERE: Organ Barn, Tree Frog Farm, Guilford, VT 05301
TICKETS + RESERVATIONS: $12. More info + Reserve at CineSLAM
WORKSHOP: Writing & Performing Autobiography
with Carmelita Tropicana + Ela Troyano
Join two veterans of the downtown NY film and performance scene to explore writing, performance and autobiography. Participants will be guided through theater and improvisational exercises that will shape the writing of an informal short performance.
WHEN: Sunday June 21 @ 10am – 2pm
WHERE: The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
TICKETS + RESERVATIONS: $20 includes workshop, lunch + full weekend CineSLAM Festival pass! Limited to 15. Pre-registration required. More info + Reserve at Green Mountain Crossroads
VPL's participation in Pride Weekend supported in part by the Samara Fund of Vermont.