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
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
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.
Jade Esteban Estrada
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
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
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 performance art.
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 speech activist.
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
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
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 story.
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 a novel.