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CONNECTING POINT DANCE COMPANY OCTOBER 15 AT 4PM WITH OTHER SHOWS OCTOBER 16 AT 7PM WITH OTHER SHOWS
An ensemble of dedicated dancers, directed by Arie Hockman and based at Impulse Dance Center in Natick, bring the universal language of dance to the community as a form of communication. Inspired by the struggle with Multiple Sclerosis, Hockman’s “Details in the Fabric” portrays the journey from denial and isolation to finding internal strength and accepting support. Amanda Mastroianni’s “Corner of Your Heart” follows the secret life of dolls left to gather dust on a shelf wishing for their owner to re-discover them. Other works will touch on parties, love and cat burglary.
MY MARTY OCTOBER 15 AT 7PM WITH OTHER SHOWS OCTOBER 22 AT 4PM WITH OTHER SHOWS
Tillie is a member of The Naughty Nanas Sketch Comedy Troupe which performed at NEFF in 2010. She’s an Italian-American Amelia Bedelia who loves politics. Tillie was widowed ten years ago when her beloved husband, Marty, had a tragic accident in an electric recliner.Tillie has been in mourning ever since and visits his grave often, where most of his ashes are buried, to reminisce about their life together and to keep Marty up to date on the latest news. This approximately eight-minute comic monologue captures one of Tillie’s visits. Read Tillie’s political comedy blog at www.nanatillierants.com.
BARI OLEVSKY OCTOBER 16 AT 7PM WITH OTHER SHOWS OCTOBER 22 AT 8PM WITH OTHER SHOWS
LAUNDRY TALES: LOVE IN THE TIME OF SARS. After many years of doing stand-up and improv comedy, Bari Olevsky is branching out into story-telling. Illustrated with souvenir T-Shirts, this is the story of her adventures with the Chinese medical system during the SARS epidemic.
CORY HAINES: MYSTERIES FROM A MAGICAL LIFE SO FAR OCTOBER 15 AT 4PM FAMILY SHOW! OCTOBER 15 AT 8PM WITH OTHER SHOWS
Cory Haines was named the Most Original magic act by the Magician's Alliance of Eastern States for his unique and theatrical illusions. In this show, Cory explores life's mysteries, and the kind's of things each of us would do if real magic existed. Among other things, Cory will predict winning lottery numbers, escape from unbreakable restraints, and even teach an audience member to perform a card trick. This is a not to be missed magical journey!
STRICTLY PLATONIC OCTOBER 22 AT 8PM WITH OTHER SHOWS OCTOBER 23 AT 4PM WITH OTHER SHOWS
A play describing that most rare of rareties, a successful Craig'slist partnering, and a nifty shifty Snidely. The lady eludes the slippery Snidely, and as opposed to all the crappy stuff that does go on on Craig's list, this story has a happy ending.
FIMBLEWINTER OCTOBER 16 AT 7PM WITH OTHER SHOWS OCTOBER 23 AT 4PM WITH OTHER SHOWS
Fimblewinter is a play being presented by 440-PKY, a storytelling collective that produces new works for the stage. In this tale, a young man named Lionel meditates on the extraordinary circumstances that surround his life--circumstances that at one time might have foretold the death of gods. To learn more about this production or the company, search for us on Facebook or visit 440-PKY.com.
SHAKESPEARE 101: THE CLASS (MAYBE) A ONE WOMAN SHOW OCTOBER 15 AT 8PM WITH OTHER SHOWS OCTOBER 23 AT 4PM WITH OTHER SHOWS
Research tells us most new teachers leave the profession within five years of their first teaching job. Ever wonder why??? This show attempts to answer that question. An interactive piece with the audience as the "class", it's a collection of actual zany happenings and misinformation gleaned from real kids and teachers over a span of decades. You might start to feel seventeen again!
KINETIC SYNERGY DANCE COMPANY OCTOBER 15 AT 8PM WITH OTHER SHOWS OCTOBER 23 AT 4PM WITH OTHER SHOWS
Kinetic Synergy Dance Company (www.kineticsynergydance.com) is a technique based contemporary dance company from Boston, MA. Founded in 2009, by directors Lisa Powers and Lauren Coyne, KSDC is a collaborative performance group where each member is involved in the creative process. Recent performances include DanceWorks Boston 2011, Mayfair, Dance For World Community, and guest performers at Drea's Dream foundation "Walk for the Children". KSDC's next performance is the Shared Choreographers Concert October 21 & 22, at which they will premiere "Metomorphosis"- a piece inspired by a dancers recent loss of her aunt to bone cancer. Check out Kinetic Synergy on FACEBOOK- www.facebook.com/KineticSynergyDanceCompany
LEFT AND RIGHT SHOW OCTOBER 22 AT 8PM WITH OTHER SHOWS OCTOBER 23 AT 4PM WITH OTHER SHOWS
Left & Right is a physical comedy which follows a special day in the lives of conjoined twin brothers. After the morning “routine”, Left and Right make a fantastic discovery: it’s Valentines Day! Sequin bellbottoms and a flashy vest set the tone for the upcoming day. First on the menu: the office! “Doctors” Left and Right ensure a healthy dose of audience participation throughout the show. Secretaries, patients, and even lovers are well treated with lighthearted antics and mischievous matchmaking! Prepare yourself for an evening of laughter and a warm heart for days to follow when you come to see Left and Right!
Register for the NEFF - all acts and genres are welcome!
Registration for the NEFF is unjuried, meaning that you do not need to apply, you simply need to register. All acts are welcome, however we do ask that only family acts are eligible for the 1pm matinee performances.
To register an act for the NEFF, please the link below. There are no fees involved for acts 15 minutes or fewer, and other act registration fees are very reasonable ($10 for 30 minutes, $20 for 45 minutes). Call 978-667055 or email info@NEFringeFestival.com if you have questions.
You will be asked for the following information when registering online: -Your name and contact information - The name of your act (you must have a name for it) - A 100 word description of your act, please feel free to include previous awards or quotes. - The length of your act (15 minutes and under, 30 minutes, 45 minutes) - Arrangements for longer performances can be made on a case by case basis.