FronteraFest 2012

January 19, 2012by Brian Talley

frontera fest austinPop question: Which annual festival, locally-known as “The fringe theater event of the Southwest”, features over 800 local and national artists, includes nudity, hip-hop, improv, slam poetry, monologists, stage combat, absurdist comedy, and just about everything else under the theatrical sun?


That would be Austin’s Fronterafest. “FronteraFest is five weeks of alternative, offbeat, new, and just plain off-the-wall fringe theatre,” explains producer Christi Moore.  The hallmark of the festival is the creative freedom it offers its participants, an anything goes approach.  “As long as it’s legal,” says Moore, “it’s a go.”


frontera fest austinDon’t miss FronteraFest 2012. Whether you live in Lost Creek or Milwood, it’s only a few minutes away. This year marks the 19th season of the fest, which features three distinct parts:


    The Short Fringe (pieces of 25 minutes or less): January 17th – February 18th at the Hyde Park Theatre.The Long Fringe (pieces up to 90 minutes long):  January 24th– February 5th at the Salvage Vanguard Theater and Blue Theatre.

    Mi Casa Es Su Teatro (site-based works performed in local homes and businesses): February 11th in the Bouldin Creek Neighborhood.


hyde park theatreFor a complete festival schedule and location map, visit the Hyde Park Theatre website, or call (512) 479-7530 extension 4.


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