2008 FronteraFest
Mi Casa Es Su Teatro


ALL SHOWS ARE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9 and are performed in site-specific locations around Austin. Times and locations vary; see information below. The 2008 Mi Casa was curated by C. Denby Swanson, playwright and member of the Board of Directors of Austin Script Works.

Tickets $3 (cash) for each show. No reservations necessary.

 

11:30am
KALEIDOSCOPE

A shadow theatre performance led by Fadi Skeiker and shadow puppet workshop participants.
103 Laurel Lane 78705 (near Speedway between 31st and 32nd street)
Running time: 45 minutes

12:30pm
PLAY/MUSIC

Three new collaborations between local playwrights and local musicians, with work by Heather Bishop, Charles Clark, Amparo Garcia-Crow, Adrienne Dawes, Zack Gonzales, Jason Tremblay.
4610 Red River 78751
Running time: 45 min.

1pm
THREE NEW FILMS

Two short films and multi-media folk art about family, sex, America, food and more, with work by Kendall Lynch, Elizabeth Spear, Alison Beletic and Sean Ripple.
1707 Ulit Ave 78702 (East Austin near 17th St., east of Chestnut)
Running time: One hour

2:00pm
LIVE MUSIC

Live Music with Austin singer-songwriter Ted Hadji, described by the Austin Chronicle as "of the same ilk as Wilco, the Kings of Convenience, and Iron & Wine."
Republic of Texas Tattoo Studio
2000 Southern Oaks 78745 (off Manchaca northeast of Stassney)
Running time: One hour

2:30pm
ROOTED

A silent dance improv performed outside in an open field by Meg Booker & Collaborators.
The field across from
2823 Manor 78722 (on Manor about one mile east of IH-35)
Running time: Ten minutes

3:00pm
MYSTERY MURDER IN LAPLANDIA

Seven supposed friends spend a night together with the purpose of creating an art masterpiece but the unexpected happens: someone is killed. During this site-specific performance, wander through the house, meet the various odd suspects, decide whodunit, and cast your vote! A CampCamp production, created by Silky Shoemaker and Ray Matthews with a cast of many.
2823 Manor 78722 (on Manor about one mile east of IH-35)
Running time: 30 min.

4:00pm
POETRY SAFARI AT FLAMINGO RANCH

Tour the ranch. See the artwork and the gift shop. Have your picture taken. Hear some cool poems and walk down the desiderata sidewalk. With Stefanie Distefano, Tiana Hux, Wayne Alan Brenner, and David Jewell.
402 El Paso 78704 (South Austin east of South 1st)
Running time: One hour

5:00pm
ZONED RESIDENTIAL

Set in a 1930s Austin home, this improvised dance performance invites audience members into a silent mix and mingle with performers who find inspiration for their domestic dance in the very walls around them, including the kitchen where they'll even serve up some homemade food! By Elsewhere Dance Theater/Sheep Army.
915 E. 51st 78751 (51st St. east of Airport)
Parking can be found on the street just east of the house. Bennet Ave. is the closest north/south street available for parking, and spaces are also available on 50th or 52nd, east of Airport Blvd.
Running time: One hour

6:00pm
MI CASA WRAP PARTY

Live Music with Bob O'Dair and friends! Food!
915 E. 51st 78751 (51st St. east of Airport)
Parking can be found on the street just east of the house. Bennet Ave. is the closest north/south street available for parking, and spaces are also available on 50th or 52nd, east of Airport Blvd.
Running time: One hour

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