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If These Walls Could Speak...

September 14th at 6:00pm

Memory and loss… Central themes for so many of us in a time of a global pandemic and conflict. Natalia Lisina, together with other artists, invites the audience to participate in an experiential, multi-sensory, site-specific dance performance amidst the ruins of St. Joseph Church, now maintained as a park. The audience will be toured around the ruins and explore themes of memory and loss through dialogue with site, dance, music and spoken word.

  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: St. Joseph's Park
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Dirk Darrow: Magic of Future Past

September 14th at 8:00pm

From 17-time Fringe Festival Award Winner Tim Motley…

★★★★★ “Incredible.” - Edmonton Journal “Had the sold-out Geva crowd digging his jive.” - City Newspaper

COMEDY Award - Perth Fringe Fest 2022

★★★★ “Magic of Future Past has us all laughing out loud, completely mesmerised.” - Fourth Wall Media

Time to charge your flux capacitors & sharpen your Blade Runners... Gritty 1930s film-noir retro collides with futuristic sci-fi in this hilarious, time-traveling stage magic spectacle! More info: https://youtu.be/udg1AYxxiJQ

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Geva Theatre Center: Fielding Stage
  • Genre: Comedy

When The Souls Rise

September 15th at 7:00pm

When the Souls Rise (1990) is a phantasmagoric homage to and celebration of Halloween from the souls’ perspective. Through dance, music, and drama, director/choreographer Anne Harris Wilcox and sound artist Ward Hartenstein lead dancing spirits through one magical night of revelry. Adding to its aura of mystery, this year’s performance is set in Rochester’s historic, treasured Mount Hope Cemetery.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Genre: Dance

Dirk Darrow: Magic of Future Past

September 15th at 8:00pm

From 17-time Fringe Festival Award Winner Tim Motley…

★★★★★ “Incredible.” - Edmonton Journal “Had the sold-out Geva crowd digging his jive.” - City Newspaper

COMEDY Award - Perth Fringe Fest 2022

★★★★ “Magic of Future Past has us all laughing out loud, completely mesmerised.” - Fourth Wall Media

Time to charge your flux capacitors & sharpen your Blade Runners... Gritty 1930s film-noir retro collides with futuristic sci-fi in this hilarious, time-traveling stage magic spectacle! More info: https://youtu.be/udg1AYxxiJQ

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Geva Theatre Center: Fielding Stage
  • Genre: Comedy

Been Set Free: A Virtual Theatre Dance Performance

September 16th at 5:00pm

Realized on a virtual stage and recorded live at RIT's MAGIC Spell Studios in January 2022, this performance involves a dancing avatar whose motions are defined by a live dancer using motion capture technology. This experience will allow visitors to experience the performance as it was presented through an immersive VR head mounted display. (Note: The experience runs around 8:30 minutes.)

  • Length: 10 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: RIT City Art Space: RIT City Art Space
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Dirk Darrow: Magic of Future Past

September 16th at 7:00pm

From 17-time Fringe Festival Award Winner Tim Motley…

★★★★★ “Incredible.” - Edmonton Journal “Had the sold-out Geva crowd digging his jive.” - City Newspaper

COMEDY Award - Perth Fringe Fest 2022

★★★★ “Magic of Future Past has us all laughing out loud, completely mesmerised.” - Fourth Wall Media

Time to charge your flux capacitors & sharpen your Blade Runners... Gritty 1930s film-noir retro collides with futuristic sci-fi in this hilarious, time-traveling stage magic spectacle! More info: https://youtu.be/udg1AYxxiJQ

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Geva Theatre Center: Fielding Stage
  • Genre: Comedy

Theater Percussion

September 16th at 8:30pm

Theater has long been an important art form for percussionists. Dating back to the works of John Cage in the 1940s, percussionists have embraced the idea of this unique performance art. The Eastman Percussion Ensemble will present a concert immersing the audience in this compellingly dramatic and entertaining world, including storytelling, miming, bouncing balls, and scraping jars! Don’t miss this unique performance by one of the country's premier and award-winning, conservatory-level percussion groups.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Hall
  • Genre: Music

Been Set Free: A Virtual Theatre Dance Performance

September 17th at 1:00pm

Realized on a virtual stage and recorded live at RIT's MAGIC Spell Studios in January 2022, this performance involves a dancing avatar whose motions are defined by a live dancer using motion capture technology. This experience will allow visitors to experience the performance as it was presented through an immersive VR head mounted display. (Note: The experience runs around 8:30 minutes.)

  • Length: 10 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: RIT City Art Space: RIT City Art Space
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Cirque 101 Workshop

September 17th at 1:30pm

Ever wanted to run away and join the circus? Here’s your chance! (And you don’t even need to run away!) Come to the Cirque 101 workshop to learn the basics of juggling, balancing, ball spinning and more - a fun, interactive way to get your cirque career started.

  • Length: 55 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Joseph Avenue Arts and Culture Alliance: Baden Street Settlement Gymnasium
  • Genre: Kids Fringe

Faust Bemshi!

September 17th at 2:30pm

Faust Bemshi! combines F. W. Murnau's great 1926 silent film, Faust, with a new book, music and lyrics, conjuring a new work of theater about desire for knowledge, power and influence. Journey with Faust as he sells his soul to the devil to gain the secrets of the universe!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: MuCCC
  • Genre: Theatre

Be True To You: BenAnna Band Family Concert

September 17th at 3:00pm

Our little friends are still discovering what it means to be themselves and be empowered while cheering others on. In this interactive concert, the BenAnna Band will lead a validating, encouraging experience that explores affirmations, celebrating identity, and using our brave, kind voices and hearts for ourselves, our friends and our family. BenAnna Band is a musical duo that focuses on inclusion and performance for all ages, abilities and identities.

  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Joseph Avenue Arts and Culture Alliance: Baden Street Settlement Gymnasium
  • Genre: Kids Fringe

Dirk Darrow: Magic of Future Past

September 17th at 3:00pm

From 17-time Fringe Festival Award Winner Tim Motley…

★★★★★ “Incredible.” - Edmonton Journal “Had the sold-out Geva crowd digging his jive.” - City Newspaper

COMEDY Award - Perth Fringe Fest 2022

★★★★ “Magic of Future Past has us all laughing out loud, completely mesmerised.” - Fourth Wall Media

Time to charge your flux capacitors & sharpen your Blade Runners... Gritty 1930s film-noir retro collides with futuristic sci-fi in this hilarious, time-traveling stage magic spectacle! More info: https://youtu.be/udg1AYxxiJQ

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Geva Theatre Center: Fielding Stage
  • Genre: Comedy

Fairytale Fun Family Concert with the BenAnna Band

September 18th at 10:00am

Join a musical adventure with the BenAnna Band and explore all the fantastical creatures from your wildest dreams. BenAnna Band is a musical duo featuring an early childhood musician and music therapist who provide engaging, child-centered music that will get the whole family moving and grooving. They even bring a large amount of hand-held instruments for the kids and caretakers to play along! (Note: This performance is geared towards children who are developmentally 0-8 years old.)

  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: CenterStage Theatre at the JCC: Dawn Lipson Canalside Stage
  • Genre: Kids Fringe

Dirk Darrow: Magic of Future Past

September 18th at 4:00pm

From 17-time Fringe Festival Award Winner Tim Motley…

★★★★★ “Incredible.” - Edmonton Journal “Had the sold-out Geva crowd digging his jive.” - City Newspaper

COMEDY Award - Perth Fringe Fest 2022

★★★★ “Magic of Future Past has us all laughing out loud, completely mesmerised.” - Fourth Wall Media

Time to charge your flux capacitors & sharpen your Blade Runners... Gritty 1930s film-noir retro collides with futuristic sci-fi in this hilarious, time-traveling stage magic spectacle! More info: https://youtu.be/udg1AYxxiJQ

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Geva Theatre Center: Fielding Stage
  • Genre: Comedy

If These Walls Could Speak...

September 21st at 6:00pm

Memory and loss… Central themes for so many of us in a time of a global pandemic and conflict. Natalia Lisina, together with other artists, invites the audience to participate in an experiential, multi-sensory, site-specific dance performance amidst the ruins of St. Joseph Church, now maintained as a park. The audience will be toured around the ruins and explore themes of memory and loss through dialogue with site, dance, music and spoken word.

  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: St. Joseph's Park
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Dirk Darrow: Magic of Future Past

September 21st at 7:30pm

From 17-time Fringe Festival Award Winner Tim Motley…

★★★★★ “Incredible.” - Edmonton Journal “Had the sold-out Geva crowd digging his jive.” - City Newspaper

COMEDY Award - Perth Fringe Fest 2022

★★★★ “Magic of Future Past has us all laughing out loud, completely mesmerised.” - Fourth Wall Media

Time to charge your flux capacitors & sharpen your Blade Runners... Gritty 1930s film-noir retro collides with futuristic sci-fi in this hilarious, time-traveling stage magic spectacle! More info: https://youtu.be/udg1AYxxiJQ

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Geva Theatre Center: Fielding Stage
  • Genre: Comedy

Rodrigues' Return

September 22nd at 6:00pm

A series of dance pieces choreographed by the Rodrigues siblings. Jonathan and Nicholas (based in Brooklyn) and Solange (based in Rochester) come together to share their movement styles in their hometown of Rochester. The siblings share a strong bond and are like-minded in many ways, while each having their own artistic voice ranging in a variety of styles. Nicholas started his own company, The Pocket Fuel Groovers, in 2020, and this will be their first performance outside of NYC.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Geva Theatre Center: Fielding Stage
  • Genre: Dance

When The Souls Rise

September 22nd at 7:00pm

When the Souls Rise (1990) is a phantasmagoric homage to and celebration of Halloween from the souls’ perspective. Through dance, music, and drama, director/choreographer Anne Harris Wilcox and sound artist Ward Hartenstein lead dancing spirits through one magical night of revelry. Adding to its aura of mystery, this year’s performance is set in Rochester’s historic, treasured Mount Hope Cemetery.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Genre: Dance

Dirk Darrow: Magic of Future Past

September 22nd at 7:30pm

From 17-time Fringe Festival Award Winner Tim Motley…

★★★★★ “Incredible.” - Edmonton Journal “Had the sold-out Geva crowd digging his jive.” - City Newspaper

COMEDY Award - Perth Fringe Fest 2022

★★★★ “Magic of Future Past has us all laughing out loud, completely mesmerised.” - Fourth Wall Media

Time to charge your flux capacitors & sharpen your Blade Runners... Gritty 1930s film-noir retro collides with futuristic sci-fi in this hilarious, time-traveling stage magic spectacle! More info: https://youtu.be/udg1AYxxiJQ

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Geva Theatre Center: Fielding Stage
  • Genre: Comedy

Been Set Free: A Virtual Theatre Dance Performance

September 23rd at 5:00pm

Realized on a virtual stage and recorded live at RIT's MAGIC Spell Studios in January 2022, this performance involves a dancing avatar whose motions are defined by a live dancer using motion capture technology. This experience will allow visitors to experience the performance as it was presented through an immersive VR head mounted display. (Note: The experience runs around 8:30 minutes.)

  • Length: 10 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: RIT City Art Space: RIT City Art Space
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

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