Bindlestiff Family Cirkus
Kathryn's is co-founder of the the Lysistrata Project.
Her work is laced with wit and impossible optimism for socio-political
observations and deft sketches of determined, defiant woment
around the world.
Paul Bonin-Rodriguez is a performer, a dancer,
a teacher, and teller of tales, that merge
the real and the fantastic, the funny and the poignant,
the familiar and the forbidden.
Considered Oscar Wilde's perfect descendant, with
his calculated caustic words, open homosexuality and wittily
provocative attitude toward any kind of conventionality.
He was "the face of a modern rebel".
With a voice that can rock the boat one minute
and the cradle the next, Ani DiFranco has a sound like no
other. In performance she never ceases to stun and stagger
her audience with her famous hundred-fifty watt smile and
easy laughter juxtaposed against the brutal poetics of her
lyrics and the reckless manhandling of her guitar.
Talent in Motion Magazine states “this brilliant
musician is quickly rising to become one of the most historical
figures in American pop culture.”
Her work onstage smashes stereotypes of Performance
Art. Finley takes her audiences through contemporary terrain
at an accelerated pace, her performances tend towards religious
frenzy, complete with potent, quasi-spiritual transformation.
The Flirtations were a proudly gay a cappella group
that toured the world from 1988 to 1997. They performed
on HBO and Good Morning America, and at Carnegie Hall, the
Capitol Mall for the '93 March on Washington, and at Yankee
Stadium for the opening of the Gay Games. They also sang
in the film Philadelphia. They had 13 different incarnations
over the years.
British-born actor/performer. She has
garnered a following in Austin as a stand-up comedian.
Heather Gold uses humor, storytelling,
and audience participation to create an intimate community
in which to explore universal subjects, promoting connection
and inclusion with her viewers.
Hay’s work redefines the inimitable choreographic
method of her solo pieces in collaboration with highly trained
dancers. In 2004 she received a NYC Bessie award for her
choreography of the quartet The Match. her latest book "My
Body, the Buddhist" is an introspective series of reflections
on the major lessons of life that she has learned from her
body while dancing.
A lesbian feminist performance artist and playwright
with a flair for telling the outrageous stories of everyday
lesbian life. Hughes' work is meant to create controversy,
to shake audiences out of their complacency, and to provoke
movement and thought.
Dedicated to the discovery and support of new ideas
in the arts and arts education. By encouraging visionary
thought and non-traditional approaches, Jump-Start is committed
to the creation of art that is a lasting voice of diverse
cultures and communities.
A Los Angeles-based performance artist who began
his career as a dancer and has been at the forefront of
AIDS activism in the closely allied spheres of dance and
Zell Miller III
Award winning playwright. Zell’s most recent
play The Evidence of Silence Broken was nominated for two
Austin Critics’ Table Awards: the David Mark Cohen
New Play Award for best original script; and outstanding
lead actor in a drama. Zell is also a key artist with Xenogia,
a poetry collective.
Not standup, not monologue, not performance art, Nash describes
his work as "serial ensemble theatre performed solo."
Rob's work includes epic high school dramady, epic family
tragicomedy, and out stand up comedy.
Performing extensively for decades, collaborating
with many great artists including Andy Warhol, John Vaccaro,
Jack Smith, Jackie Curtis, Charles Ludlam, H.M. Koutoukas,
Tom O’ Horgan, and Quentin Crisp. Most recently she
has been creating new work with dance and performance companies
in Europe. Penny is a tireless artist advocate and free
Pomo Afro Homo
She has over 30 years of experience performing
on stage, film, public television and radio, and teaching
her unique theatre program to with ages 4-adult. Reppy is
a professional actor, voice actor, playwright, composer,
songwriter, singer, pianist, producer, performance and relationship
coach, trainer, counselor, and workshop leader.
Holding a PhD in Human Sexuality, former porn star
explores the evolution of porn, combining theatre and film
for an amazing social-political chronicle of her career
including her work in feminist pornography.
In the vein of Spalding Gray, Sandra Burnhard and
David Sedaris, Greg Walloch's show consists of semi-autobiographical
life and times monologues. On a bare stage, stripped down
and unplugged, the power of Walloch's work is simply his
An award-winning and critically acclaimed playwright and
performer, Heather Woodbury has forged a unique kind of
drama that combines the immediacy of performance art with
the narrative structure and subtle characterizations of