stars 10 Year Party 320wX213hSaturday, June 25

PARTY UNDER THE STARS

celebrating VPL's 10th Anniversary + Pride with dancing, stargazing, surprise guests, and performance pop-ups




Join us and celebrate during Pride Weekend in Vermont! The first epic party of the summer includes a cash bar with classic pub snacks by Whetstone Station. Pop-up performances by So Percussion, Verandah Porche, Time Lapse Dance, and featuring Carmelita Tropicana as emcee.

WHEN:
8:00-11pm, Saturday, June 25
WHERE: Park at the Broad Brook Grange, 3490 Guilford Center Road, Guilford, VT | Transportation Provided to and from Party Site all night!
TICKETS: $10 in Advance ORDER HERE | $15 At the Door - CASH ONLY

Sponsored by David Ross Builder with additional support from Leader Home Center + Whetstone Station. Dance Party Co-Sponsored by Green Mountain Crossroads. This event is part of Vermont Arts 2016, a project of the Vermont Arts Council. 

 

Virago Event 320wX240hFriday, July 29

VPL IN THE WORKS

Virago-Man Dem  by Cynthia Oliver

 

 


Presented by Vermont Performance Lab
Digging into the complexities of black masculinity, Virago-Man Dem features men of differing nationalities, ages and class sensibilities, performing both their very real and imagined selves. This residency and IN THE WORKS showing are made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, VPL's Creation Fund donors, and is part of Vermont Arts 2016, a project of the Vermont Arts Council.
WHEN: 7:30pm, Friday, July 29
WHERE: The Arts Barn at Hilltop Montessori School, 99 Stafford Farm Hill, Brattleboro, VT 05301
TICKETS: Free | No Reservations Required!

 

seed event2Saturday, August 13

THE SEED PROGRAM
IN THE WORKS

Strange stranger  by Audrée Juteau
+ there are caves and attics by Michael Bodel

 

 
A Dance Residency Exchange between Vermont Performance Lab and Studio 303
Strange stranger draws on inspiration from Lewis Carroll’s tale Alice in Wonderland, and uses hypnosis techniques to explore various altered states of being. there are caves and attics is a multi-disciplinary dance rooted in a 1966 radio essay by Michel Foucault that blends movement and lip-synching with an original olfactory score. This event is part of Vermont Arts 2016, a project of the Vermont Arts Council.
WHEN: 7:00pm, Saturday, August 13
WHERE: The Arts Barn at Hilltop Montessori School, 99 Stafford Farm Hill, Brattleboro, VT 05301
TICKETS: Free | No Reservations Required!


Doggie HamletFriday, September 16
+ Saturday, September 17

PREVIEW

Doggie Hamlet by Ann Carlson

 


Presented by Vermont Performance Lab in association with Vermont Shepherd Farm
Choreographer Ann Carlson and her collaborators of dancers, border collies, sheep, and local musicians weave instinct, mystery, and movement into the performance spectacle Doggie Hamlet. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for the outdoors! In addition, due to the sensitive nature of this performance, no dogs are allowed (not even to stay in cars). Please leave your dog(s) at home and thank you in advance!
WHEN: 5:00pm on Friday, September 16 + Saturday, September 17
WHERE: Vermont Shepherd Farm, 281 Patch Farm Road, Putney, VT 05346
TICKETS: $15 | $10 Students | RESERVE HERE

 

A Gun ShowFriday, September 23
+ Saturday, September 24

PREVIEW

A Gun Show by So Percussion

 


Presented by Vermont Performance Lab
In the wake of the unfathomable school shootings in Newton, CT, members of So along with collaborators theater artist Ain Gordon, and choreographer Emily Johnson, teamed up to investigate the history of American gun manufacturing and the impetus for the “right to bear arms.” A Gun Show weaves music, text, and movement to explore guns and the culture they create in this stunning new work.
WHEN: 7:00pm on Friday, September 23 + Saturday, September 24
WHERE: New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
TICKETS: $15 | $10 Students | RESERVE HERE


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