July 27, 28, 29 & 30

2017 Fort Collins Fringe Festival


Last Year's Festival Schedule


Selections from Gods and Monsters: An Odyessy and other works

6Degrees Collaborative
By 6Degrees Collaborative
Parts of the Odyssey abstracted and twisted, a living breathing music video.
45 minutes, All Ages
Thursday, September 15, 6:15pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 10:15am, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 3:15pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House


Caution: Not a Step

A Trifle Manic
By Daniel Burns
A dangerous balance of old and new "Caution: Not a Step" is a dance/theater showcase on stepladders, inspired by the age of silent film.
30 minutes, 21+
Thursday, September 15, 6:30pm, Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 12pm, Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 6:45pm, Create Places


BoogerLicious!

Booger
By Larry Holgerson
Spoken-word performance bits and performance poetry.
15 minutes, All Ages
Saturday, September 17, 12:45pm, 
Create Places 
Saturday, September 17, 5:30pm,
Create Places


Soapstone Prairie Quintet

Classical Revolution Northern Colorado
Composed by Eric Scott Alexander, Directed by Briana Sprecher-Kinneer
"Soapstone Prairie Quintet" celebrates one of the most exciting local events of the year - the release of genetically-pure bison to Soapstone Prairie, and features panoramic photography and video of western landscapes to delight audiences in an immersive experience.
30 minutes, All Ages
Thursday, September 15, 6:45pm, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome
Thursday, September 15, 8:30pm, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome
Friday, September 16, 9:45pm, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome


Long and Short Form (sometimes-Comedy) Improv

Comedy Brewers
By Comedy Brewers
The Comedy Brewers completely make stuff up and perform unique, on-the-spot scenes based on audience suggestion.
30 minutes, All Ages
Friday, September 16, 7pm,
Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 9:45pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House



Persephone and other ballet and contemporary works

Front Range Classical Ballet Academy
By Ixchel Levendosky
Classically trained dancers present ballet and contemporary works exploring depths of the multi-faceted and complex human experience - from mythology to Gandhi's ideas of "Truth Force" and more.
45 minutes, 11+
Thursday, September 15, 8pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 1pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 5pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House


The Doctor's Diary

Fun No Fun Productions
By Gene Vincent
A Dr. Who short film.
60 minutes, All Ages
Friday, September 16, 6:45pm,
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome
Saturday, September 17, 5pm, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome
Saturday, September 17, 8pm, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome


Stand-Up Comedy

Jacob Erdman
By Jacob Erdman
Stand-Up Comedy.
15 minutes, 21+
Friday, September 16, 7:45pm,
Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 2pm, Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 9:45pm, Create Places


The Birth of Tragedy

La-de-da…By Nick Turner
The birth of tragedy - a comedy in several scenes.
60 minutes, 11+
Thursday, September 15, 9pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 11:15am, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 8pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House


Rock, Paper, Scissors

La-de-da…
By Nick Turner
An experiment in communication.
30 minutes, 11+
Thursday, September 15, 7:15pm,
Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Friday, September 16, 6:15pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 4:15pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House


A Prize Inside

La-de-da…
By Nick Turner
Remember when there where cool prizes in cereal?
15 minutes, All Ages, WARNING - Violent Images
Friday, September 16, 6:15pm, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome
Saturday, September 17, 4:30pm, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome
Saturday, September 17, 6:15pm, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome


Movers & Shakers

La-de-da…
By Nick Turner
Two working men clean up junk in empty lots and in their lives.
60 minutes, 11+, WARNING - Minor adult content and language
Thursday, September 15, 8:30pm, Create Places
Friday, September 16, 6pm, Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 4:15pm, Create Places


The Eulogy of Oliver McGill

la-de-da...Red Writers
By Brynna Herbener
A unusual love story.
30 minutes, 11+, WARNING - Strong language and adult content
Friday, September 16, 7:45pm,
Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 6pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 9:15pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House


[Sorta] Love Songs

MOVE: Magnolia Opera and Vocal Ensemble
By Scott Burkell and Paul Losel
A cabaret musical about the ups and downs of relationships in the 21st century.
30 minutes, 13+, WARNING - Contains adult themes and content
Friday, September 16, 8:30pm,
Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 2pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House
Saturday, September 17, 6:45pm, Wolverine Farms Letterpress & Publick House


There Is No Later When I Left Home

Mystagogue Holland and Ghostrunner Films
By Nick Holland
In Tampico, Illinois some residents are human beings and some are robots; Marion Marion Mitchell Morrison is the town's sheriff and he wishes he remembered if he was human.
45 minutes, 11+, WARNING - We deal with death and there is a little bit of blood.
Thursday, September 15, 7:30pm,
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome
Friday, September 16, 8pm, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome
Saturday, September 17, 9:15pm, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome


Slamogadro Showcase

Slamogadro
By Slamogadro
A 45 minute showcase of spoken word poetry from Fort Collins' own Slamogadro.
45 minutes, 21+, WARNING - Difficult/ adult topics and themes, strong language
Friday, September 16, 9:30pm,
Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 11am, Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 7:30pm, Create Places


The Reason the House Burned Down

Telephone Theatre Project
By Diana Lynn Small & Joyelle Ball
This is a workshop production of a new play by Diana Lynn Small from Austin, TX. Reasons the House Burned is a dark comedy about a woman who is trying to convey the complicated emotions of her house just burning down, made difficult by her quasi-medical condition that makes her smile all the time.
60 minutes, 21+, WARNING - Some graphic language and a few uses of profanity
Friday, September 16, 8:15pm,
Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 2:30pm, Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 8:30pm, Create Places


War Tiger Improv Comedy

War Tiger Improv Comedy
By War Tiger
War Tiger is a Denver group that performs long form improvised comedy, all based on your suggestions!
30 minutes, 21+, WARNING - Potential for adult content and language
Thursday, September 15, 7:15pm, Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 1:15pm, Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 6pm, Create Places


#MustInclude

The New Commedia
By Ryan Jensen and Evan Johnson
Become a collaborative partner in the creation of original short films. With the help and guidance of members of The New Commedia, create and perform in your own short film. Once you’ve filmed it, TNC will edit the piece and present at one of our two performance times.
30 minutes, All Ages
Friday, September 16, 9pm,
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome
Saturday, September 17, 4pm, 
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome
Saturday, September 17, 7:15pm, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Digital Dome


Nothing to Show

The New Commedia
By Judd Farner
A ten-minute, one-man show about coming up short.
10 minutes, All Ages
Thursday, September 15, 8pm, Create Places
Friday, September 16, 7:15pm, Create Places
Saturday, September 17, 3:45pm, Create Places


 

2016 Sponsors


Special Venue Partner

We are so proud to once again partner with the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery and their Otterbox Digital Dome. This unique venue provides local artists the opportunity to create new work in an emerging medium. It also provides a fun and engaging performance venue for our audiences to enjoy.

We are so proud to once again partner with the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery and their Otterbox Digital Dome. This unique venue provides local artists the opportunity to create new work in an emerging medium. It also provides a fun and engaging performance venue for our audiences to enjoy.


Audience Choice Award Sponsor


Free Family Fringe Sponsor

For the third year, la-de-da...performing arts is partnering with the Fort Collins Fringe Festival to present our Free Family Fringe. FFF is presented on Saturday morning of our festival and features free performances, family-oriented activities and food trucks aplenty!

For the third year, la-de-da...performing arts is partnering with the Fort Collins Fringe Festival to present our Free Family Fringe. FFF is presented on Saturday morning of our festival and features free performances, family-oriented activities and food trucks aplenty!


Venue Sponsor


Venue Sponsor







Fringe Special Events

FRINGE OUT: Free Family Fringe  SATURDAY, SEPT 17 10am-1pm  Juggling, face painting, corn-husk dolls, interactive improvisational live podcast and performances by Debut Theatre, Fort Collins Children's Theatre and ladeda...performing arts!  Sponsored by

FRINGE OUT: Free Family Fringe  SATURDAY, SEPT 17 10am-1pm 

Juggling, face painting, corn-husk dolls, interactive improvisational live podcast and performances by Debut Theatre, Fort Collins Children's Theatre and ladeda...performing arts! 

Sponsored by