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Muffin Theatre Presents: A Show With Cookies

September 10th at 8:30pm

Following last year’s sold-out performances of “The Extraordinary Muffin Theatre Spectacular,” Katherine Marino’s charming hostess returns to her actually-magical kitchen, hoping to make friends by making cookies, and to make cookies by playing with kitchen stuff. Along the way she spins trays, juggles hats, performs feats of balance and whimsy, and follows her heart into many hilarious misadventures. Bring your loved ones, have an actual cookie, be delighted and enjoy the finest clown-hospitality anywhere in Rochester! Instagram: @Katherine.Dances

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: The Avyarium
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Tunnel Vision

September 12th at 5:30pm

Rochester City Ballet's "Tunnel Vision" manipulates phrases of dance to explore the best and the worst of the emotional capacity that makes us human. Through a developing physicality, the dancers question: "Are we an evolutionary mistake, or can we reconcile the incredibly ferocious acts of love and destruction that make us who we are?"

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Dance

Rise Up Lights

September 13th at 5:30pm

Rochester City Ballet's "Rise Up Lights" is a non-stop thread of movement, shifting back and forth from solo work to ensemble pieces. The dancers follow the ever-changing syncopation and eccentric music, showcasing and utilizing their athleticism and precision to bring the music to life. This celebration of power in dance emphasizes the force of female dancers.

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Dance

One Frogless Evening: A Tribute to the Amphibian Artiste Michigan J. Frog

September 13th at 6:00pm

Join the Flower City Lily Pads for a musical revue and tribute that tells the TRUE story of the MIchigan J. Frog, the subject of Warner Brothers' deeply flawed biopics "One Froggy Evening" and "Another Froggy Evening." We'll tell the true story of Michigan's brief but deeply influential career. We'll also play favorites from his catalog as well as some tunes by the artists influenced by his singular artistry.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Theatre 5
  • Genre: Music

You Gotta Try This! The Workshop

September 14th at 2:00pm

Learn some of the skills Ted Baumhauer uses in his show. Even if you’ve tried to juggle before, this workshop is for you! Starting at your level, Ted coaches you forward. Using scarves, balancing feathers or bean bags, he'll have you pushing the boundaries of what you thought you could do. As a bonus, Ted shares a method of breaking down tricks so that you can teach yourself any trick you want to learn.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Joseph Avenue Arts and Culture Alliance @ Lincoln Library: Lincoln Library Community Room
  • Genre: Theatre

Cirque du Fringe: D'illusion

September 14th at 2:30pm

From the creators of sold-out Spiegeltent hits SideShow and Eclectic Attraction comes another blockbuster world premiere created especially for Fringe by Las Vegas masterminds, Matt and Heidi Morgan. Starring illusionist Rod Raven – irreverently portrayed by Matt himself – and his eccentric assistant Heidi, this cast of top international artists features whip-cracking wizards, gravity-defying phenoms, masters of magical mayhem and live, original music.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Tunnel Vision

September 14th at 4:00pm

Rochester City Ballet's "Tunnel Vision" manipulates phrases of dance to explore the best and the worst of the emotional capacity that makes us human. Through a developing physicality, the dancers question: "Are we an evolutionary mistake, or can we reconcile the incredibly ferocious acts of love and destruction that make us who we are?"

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Dance

Rise Up Lights

September 14th at 5:00pm

Rochester City Ballet's "Rise Up Lights" is a non-stop thread of movement, shifting back and forth from solo work to ensemble pieces. The dancers follow the ever-changing syncopation and eccentric music, showcasing and utilizing their athleticism and precision to bring the music to life. This celebration of power in dance emphasizes the force of female dancers.

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Dance

Jabber!

September 14th at 8:30pm

Monsters, Mimsy, and Movement. "Jabber!" is a whimsical romp through forgotten corners of Lewis Carroll's world, one that discovers connections within a realm of nonsense. Characters and creatures alike come alive through the sheer zaniness of Jonathan Lowery's unique performance. Bringing together his background in classical acting, physical theatre, acrobatics, mime and his life-long goal of becoming a human cartoon, this is a production not to be missed!

  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: The Avyarium
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Shoe Stories: "My Life with 400 Pairs of Shoes"

September 15th at 2:00pm

Internationally awarded artist Thomas Warfield takes you on a whimsical journey through storytelling, music and dance. Each pair of shoes connects to a story from over 40 years of travels to 200 cities and more than 100 countries. This performance explores adventures of cultural intersections from Warfield's travels and interactions around the globe. Stories of humor, struggle, success, loss, surprise, fearlessness, doubt, independence and joy make up a tapestry of experience as unique and colorful as each pair of shoes!

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Theatre 5
  • Genre: Theatre

Muffin Theatre Presents: A Show With Cookies

September 15th at 6:00pm

Following last year’s sold-out performances of “The Extraordinary Muffin Theatre Spectacular,” Katherine Marino’s charming hostess returns to her actually-magical kitchen, hoping to make friends by making cookies, and to make cookies by playing with kitchen stuff. Along the way she spins trays, juggles hats, performs feats of balance and whimsy, and follows her heart into many hilarious misadventures. Bring your loved ones, have an actual cookie, be delighted and enjoy the finest clown-hospitality anywhere in Rochester! Instagram: @Katherine.Dances

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: The Avyarium
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Tunnel Vision

September 19th at 5:30pm

Rochester City Ballet's "Tunnel Vision" manipulates phrases of dance to explore the best and the worst of the emotional capacity that makes us human. Through a developing physicality, the dancers question: "Are we an evolutionary mistake, or can we reconcile the incredibly ferocious acts of love and destruction that make us who we are?"

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Dance

Rise Up Lights

September 20th at 5:30pm

Rochester City Ballet's "Rise Up Lights" is a non-stop thread of movement, shifting back and forth from solo work to ensemble pieces. The dancers follow the ever-changing syncopation and eccentric music, showcasing and utilizing their athleticism and precision to bring the music to life. This celebration of power in dance emphasizes the force of female dancers.

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Dance

Muffin Theatre Presents: A Show With Cookies

September 20th at 6:00pm

Following last year’s sold-out performances of “The Extraordinary Muffin Theatre Spectacular,” Katherine Marino’s charming hostess returns to her actually-magical kitchen, hoping to make friends by making cookies, and to make cookies by playing with kitchen stuff. Along the way she spins trays, juggles hats, performs feats of balance and whimsy, and follows her heart into many hilarious misadventures. Bring your loved ones, have an actual cookie, be delighted and enjoy the finest clown-hospitality anywhere in Rochester! Instagram: @Katherine.Dances

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: The Avyarium
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Jabber!

September 20th at 9:00pm

Monsters, Mimsy, and Movement. "Jabber!" is a whimsical romp through forgotten corners of Lewis Carroll's world, one that discovers connections within a realm of nonsense. Characters and creatures alike come alive through the sheer zaniness of Jonathan Lowery's unique performance. Bringing together his background in classical acting, physical theatre, acrobatics, mime and his life-long goal of becoming a human cartoon, this is a production not to be missed!

  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: The Avyarium
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

"The Wild Design" by Sunshine 2.0

September 21st at 2:00pm

Inspired by the "Wild Designs" exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum, this traveling theatre troupe from RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf combines American Sign Language and spoken English with storytelling, magic, dance and poetry. While the exhibit features works by artists who look to nature and living systems for ideas and solutions to human problems, Sunshine 2.0's actors explore innovations in design, technology and art that model or engage nature to generate more sustainable solutions through performance.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Theatre 5
  • Genre: Theatre

You Gotta Try This! The Workshop

September 21st at 2:00pm

Learn some of the skills Ted Baumhauer uses in his show. Even if you’ve tried to juggle before, this workshop is for you! Starting at your level, Ted coaches you forward. Using scarves, balancing feathers or bean bags, he'll have you pushing the boundaries of what you thought you could do. As a bonus, Ted shares a method of breaking down tricks so that you can teach yourself any trick you want to learn.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Joseph Avenue Arts and Culture Alliance @ Lincoln Library: Lincoln Library Community Room
  • Genre: Theatre

Cirque du Fringe: D'illusion

September 21st at 2:30pm

From the creators of sold-out Spiegeltent hits SideShow and Eclectic Attraction comes another blockbuster world premiere created especially for Fringe by Las Vegas masterminds, Matt and Heidi Morgan. Starring illusionist Rod Raven – irreverently portrayed by Matt himself – and his eccentric assistant Heidi, this cast of top international artists features whip-cracking wizards, gravity-defying phenoms, masters of magical mayhem and live, original music.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Tunnel Vision

September 21st at 4:30pm

Rochester City Ballet's "Tunnel Vision" manipulates phrases of dance to explore the best and the worst of the emotional capacity that makes us human. Through a developing physicality, the dancers question: "Are we an evolutionary mistake, or can we reconcile the incredibly ferocious acts of love and destruction that make us who we are?"

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Dance

Rise Up Lights

September 21st at 5:30pm

Rochester City Ballet's "Rise Up Lights" is a non-stop thread of movement, shifting back and forth from solo work to ensemble pieces. The dancers follow the ever-changing syncopation and eccentric music, showcasing and utilizing their athleticism and precision to bring the music to life. This celebration of power in dance emphasizes the force of female dancers.

  • Length: 30 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Dance

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