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Events Scratch Night: April

Scratch Night: April

Mon, Apr 6

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Wheelchair Accessible

The popular, long running works-in-progress series on the first Monday of every month.

Come see a roster of Philly’s most talented artists perform new material from shows they are working on in this fast-paced sampling of contemporary theater, dance, performance art, and everything in between. Scratch Night features short performances by four-to-six companies/artists, offering an inside look at the future of performance.

60 minutes
FREE / Suggested Donation

April Lineup:

“Pathfinder”: UArts does Jillian Peña. by Jillian Peña and University Of The Arts dance majors

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This University project challenges students to create,collaborate,generate,and explore ideas and processes with three different makers- No Face Performance Group,Jillian Pena, and Chelsea And Magda culminating in showings of generated work at FringeArts. Photo credit: Ian Douglas.

St. Jimmy Celebrates “The Food at Our Feet” by St. Jimmy

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Jimmy Grzelak is a spiritual voyager and living master. St. Jimmy has eaten, prayed, and loved with influential teachers such as the Buddha and Vissarion Christ, the Jesus of Siberia. He invites you to a gastro-liturgical event in progress. Photo credit: Ilse Zorb

Mylar Storm by Here[begin] Dance a.k.a. Zornitsa Stoyanova projects


Mylar Storms is a research in falling horizons and disorienting dreamscapes. Through parallel development of sculpture, photography, installation, video and performance practice, it activates the viewers and culminates in a public art event, bordering the line between interactive installation and performance. Photo credit: Zornitsa Stoyanova

HOME/S.9th St by Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers


KYL/D’s newest work in development, HOME/S. 9th St., references immigrant journeys, notions of “American-ness” and the meaning of “home.” The piece is informed by the stories of diverse community members along Philadelphia’s famed S. 9th St. corridor, where KYL/D’s dance center is located. Through the creative process of HOME, listening becomes a gesture of grace, a way to explore issues of social justice and sow seeds for healing and community-building through the arts. Photo credit: Bill H

Dale Presents EGG to EMBRYO by Jenna Horton


A peek into the explorations of this nascent character and world. Join Dale in eking out her obsession with frogs, stages of development, and transition states. It’s a 3rd grade science project meets existential absurdism.

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