We’re All Mad Here

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TweetThrough the Looking Glass: A Participating Artist’s Perspective Palindrome Theatre, the company for which I am the Director of Development, was invited to perform a short scene from our most recent production, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, at The Creative Fund’s inaugural fundraiser last month…and what a fantastically bizarre and memorable night it was! Now, […]

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Bottled-in-Bond: The Decline and Fall of a Thug as Told in Five Drinks

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TweetMany thanks to the folks at Digestible Feats and Fusebox Festival for a wonderful Sunday afternoon of cocktails and interactive theater play.  Imagine a dark bar at mid-day, gangsters and drama.  The cocktails were dangerously delicious – perhap even too delicious from the pictures below.   Fusebox Festival 2012 continues through May 6! Don’t miss out, […]

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A Creative Experience: The Aliens

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Tweet  Thursday night, Creative Fund members joined up to see Hyde Park Theatre’s “The Aliens.” The local troupe put on a wonderful show that had us laughing hysterically! After the show, we crossed the street and mingled with the cast and crew at the Parlor. We discussed The Creative Fund’s Q subsidy and Creative Experience […]

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The Creative Fund and The Art of Fashion

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TweetThe creativity of Austin’s performing arts community is broad, and evidence that imagination has no age was on full display at the Art of Fashion event on March 2nd. The Creative Fund was on hand to support an evening of fashion, music and high energy dance hosted by The Austin School for the Performing and […]

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Foursquare – A Delightful Experience

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TweetA Creative Experience played a game of Foursquare Saturday night hopping from location to location.  We began the night with Manuel Zarate’s new play Foursquare at The Blue Theater. The room was packed, the stage was set, and the show was an absolute delight!  Afterwards, Creative Fund members ended up at Uncorked joined by the cast and crew, […]

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Artist Orientation

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TweetAfter months of work the Q Rental Subsidy application went live in January.  This week we held our first artist orientation at Zach Scott.  Seats began to fill and after a small struggle with the projector the slides came up and we were off.   We discussed the components of the application, review process, award dates […]

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Awakening our Senses – A Creative Experience Recap

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Tweet A Creative Experience had an real awakening of our own last night at Zach Scott’s production of the Broadway smash Spring Awakening! Following some great conversation and tasty snacks at Hugo’s, Creative Fund members settled into our seats only to be overwhelmed by the sheer level of talent and energy onstage. Mind you, this […]

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It’s all happening…

Tweet Over the past several months, I’ve had the privilege of working (hand in hand) with some of this town’s most enthusiastic arts activists in an effort to launch a new program that will change the Austin arts community for years to come. That work has resulted in the newly launched Creative Fund! In the […]

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