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Salvage Vanguard Theater(Studio) - STRIPE TEASE + BOT PARTY

Friday, April 10th, 2015


Positions0 Remaining
Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
“The world Schlichting reveals is full of clever kinetic asides, streamlined beauty, hints of mischief and thoughtful juxtapositions.” —Star TribuneNamed Best Choreographer in 2013 by City Pages and steadily gaining national attention, Chris Schlichting creates beautifully designed, meticulously constructed dance worlds combining movement, visual art, and music. For Stripe Tease he collaborates with rock/pop guitarist Jeremy Ylvisaker (Andrew Bird) and his band Alpha Consumer, which includes Mike Lewis and JT Bates, whose repetition of musical phrasing is a perfect foil for Schlichting’s movement art. The collaboration also features Minnesota-based visual artist Jennifer Davis, whose collages and paintings strike a magical balance between childlike playfulness and dark yearnings.

Crafting a deeply satisfying mix of patterns and set structures, large-scale spectacle and delicate intimacy, recurrence and surprise, Schlichting’s newest work Stripe Tease embraces and slyly subverts dance history.

Bot Party is an ensemble blend of comedy theater, magic and tech in an attempt to make robots funny while keeping humans relevant. Improvisers and idiots armed with arduinos and circuit boards play games and keep things sloppy alongside bots that are otherwise programmed with the surgical certainty guaranteed to kill a good joke. We hold that machines designed solely for utility can be re-purposed for a very human uselessness that approaches play.

bzzzz….. The semi-autonomous programs and benevolent captor systems of Bot Party have a bunch of fun spontaneous suggestions lined up for improv bits, and they can’t wait to adjust in real time to your dynamic human responses! Come see the John Henrys duke it out against the Deep Blues in a head-to-head joke bonanza somewhat pre-programmed to have you rolling in the aisles!….. zzzzb [end]
PerksAs a volunteer you will be able to sit in and watch most of the performances and events you'll be helping out on and you'll receive a vintage Fusebox Festival T-Shirt.
For those of you able to commit to 3 shifts or more you will receive the official Fusebox volunteer sweatband.
CausesArts & Culture Community
4 Positions Filled | 4 Impacts | 14 Hours

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Location: 2803 E Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

Shifts (3)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
Start: Fri, Apr 10, 6:00PM
End: Fri, Apr 10, 9:30PM
Start: Fri, Apr 10, 6:00PM
End: Fri, Apr 10, 9:30PM
Assisting the box office manager Katy Taylor. Duties include registering and seating patrons, scanning passes for entry, assisting with door list, and general front of house duties.
Please wear your Fusebox tshirt, and find Katy, 419-503-5548, upon arrival.
Start: Fri, Apr 10, 6:00PM
End: Fri, Apr 10, 9:30PM
Please report to Venue Manager Andrew Hatcher.
You will set up and sell Fusebox merchandise pre-show, handle money and reconcile the bank
Please wear your Fusebox T-Shirt and find Andrew, 806-664-0420, upon arrival.