Productions by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Aug. 21 - Aug. 23, 2020
F-Sun
Austin
Amendment - the Making of an American Myth, or the Slow Sipping of a Peacock Tea by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Amendment - the Making of an American Myth, or the Slow Sipping of a Peacock Tea
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Taji Senior's new solo show amendment: the making of an american myth, or the slow sipping of a peacock tea explores Black motherhood, freedom and the …

Feb. 21, 2020
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Austin
Decapitations by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Decapitations
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

  In the Santos home, an alligator stalks, a mother talks to her car, a prodigal daughter binges on cereal, a devoted son raises lizards, …

Dec. 22, 2019
Sun
Austin
Casta by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Casta
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

   Casta is an intimate multi-lingual performance featuring music, puppetry, and dance. Casta is inspired by a series of casta paintings by Miguel Cabrera. Casta paintings …

Dec. 20, 2019
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Austin
Fumbling for the Knob by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Fumbling for the Knob
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

In the stench of an East Texas refinery town, a gay boy is born in the closet to a family of fundamentalist Christians. At the …

Nov. 01 - Nov. 23, 2019
Th-Sat
Austin
Salvage Vanguard Theater

Casta
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Casta is inspired by a series of casta paintings by Miguel Cabrera, a mixed-race painter from Oaxaca. Casta paintings were a unique form of portraiture that …

Oct. 17 - Oct. 20, 2019
Th-Sun
Austin
Brutal Imagination by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Brutal Imagination
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Part of Salvage Vanguard's Three-Headed Festival

Aug. 31, 2019
Sat
Austin
High Art Shit by Salvage Vanguard Theater

High Art Shit
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Join us for Silva’s Party Poopers Open Mic night, the first in a series of gatherings that invite us to seek commonality through disgusting shared …

Jun. 22, 2019
Sat
Austin
Slow Roll by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Slow Roll
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Salvage Vanguard Theater announces the Works Progress Austin development of musician Henna Chou’s 噢哦! 噢哦: Slow Roll.     Slow Roll is an experimental music …

Mar. 21 - Apr. 06, 2019
 
Austin
Antigonick by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Antigonick
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

A contemporary translation of the classic Greek drama that asks, “How do we care for the dead and how we do grieve amidst crisis?” Translated …

Feb. 23, 2019
Sat
Austin
Birdskin, or What You Do For Money, Honey by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Birdskin, or What You Do For Money, Honey
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Salvage Vanguard Theater introduces you to Sera in Eva Suter’s work in progress Birdskin, Or What Do You Do For Money, Honey. Sera’s debt has …

Dec. 01, 2018
Sat
Austin
Queen of the Night by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Queen of the Night
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Stephen, a 63-year-old recent divorcé, takes his son, Ty, a millennial queer, on a camping trip to their old stomping grounds, a place Stephen took …

Oct. 20, 2018
Sat
Austin
House Play by Salvage Vanguard Theater

House Play
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Salvage Vanguard Theater invites you to join us for an immersive development brunch as we test-drive and share the design elements for House Play,a new theatrical …

Oct. 11 - Oct. 20, 2018
Th-Sat
Austin
Tryouts by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Tryouts
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Inspired by the documentation and veneration of Saint Anne, Tryouts casts a satirical gaze on women, femininity, and motherhood. Two mothers and three teenage girls maneuvering the …

Aug. 24 - Aug. 25, 2018
F-Sat
Austin
Casta by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Casta
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Salvage Vanguard Theater invites you to attend a staged reading of Casta by Adrienne Dawes, presented as part of Works Progress Austin. Launched in 2006, Works …

Jul. 15, 2018
Sun
Austin
Changelings by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Changelings
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

"Salvage Vanguard Theater Announces Works Progress Austin: The ChangelingsConceived & Directed by Hannah WolfBook & Lyrics by Megan TabaqueMusic & Lyrics by Michael Zapruder July 15th, 2018Sunday …

Jun. 30, 2018
Sat
Austin
Two Sweaty by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Two Sweaty
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Two Sweaty is the story of two estranged sisters who find their way back to themselves in an urban boutique cycling studio. Their journey of self-care …

Apr. 28, 2018
Sat
Austin
Salvage Vanguard Theater

black do crack
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

WORKS PROGRESS AUSTIN SERIESA new solo show by co-artistic director, Florinda Bryant about the mythology of the strong black woman mother. Language, song and movement. …

Mar. 22 - Apr. 07, 2018
Th-Sat
Austin
con flama by Salvage Vanguard Theater

con flama
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Salvage Vanguard Theater announces con flama by Sharon Bridgforth. Set in Los Angeles in the 1940s –1970s, con flama gives a glimpse of a Black gurl’s coming of age, …

Feb. 03, 2018
Sat
Austin
House Play by Salvage Vanguard Theater

House Play
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

WORKS PROGRESS AUSTIN SERIES   Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) is proud to announce the winter Works Progress Austin (WPA) workshop, House Play by Diana Lynn Small. Two …

Dec. 22, 2017
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Austin
Casta by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Casta
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Casta is inspired by a series of casta paintings by Miguel Cabrera, a mixed-race painter from Oaxaca. Casta paintings were a unique form of portraiture …

Dec. 02, 2017
Sat
Austin
SVT Housewarming by Salvage Vanguard Theater

SVT Housewarming
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Join Salvage Vanguard Theater for… A House Warming Saturday, December 2nd 2017   Join us as we unveil our new artist guest home and dedicate its …

Jul. 28, 2017
 
Austin
Cooler Bodies by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Cooler Bodies
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

  Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) announces Works Progress Austin: Cooler Bodies, a reading of new work by Diana Lynn Small.   💖 Are people born …

May. 20, 2017
Sat
Austin
Strip, The Musical by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Strip, The Musical
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

STRIP by Amparo Garcia-Crow is an epic telling of the lives of the famous stripper Candy Barr, foul mouthed comedian Lenny Bruce, and entertainer extraordinaire Josephine Baker. …

May. 20, 2017
Sat
Austin
Amendment by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Amendment
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

AMENDMENT by Taji Senior examines the pursuit of creating personhood for oneself after existing only as property. From a classroom in Chicago to a town hall …

May. 06, 2017
Sat
Austin
A Second Look at Casta by Salvage Vanguard Theater

A Second Look at Casta
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

  Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) announces A Second Look at Casta  by playwright Adrienne Dawes. Directed by Jenny Larson and in collaboration with visual artist Beth Consetta …

Feb. 03 - Feb. 18, 2017
Th-Sat
Austin
Thr3e Zisters by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Thr3e Zisters
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) announces the remount of their smash hit THR3E ZISTERS by Baltimore-based playwright Lola Pierson, conceived and directed by Yury Urnov of …

Oct. 27 - Nov. 19, 2016
Th-Sat
Austin
With Great Difficulty Alice Sits by Salvage Vanguard Theater

With Great Difficulty Alice Sits
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) announces the world premiere production of Hannah Kenah’s new play With Great Difficulty Alice Sits.    Pregnancy enjoys exalted status in our society. …

Oct. 05, 2016
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Austin
Open Rehearsal: With Great Difficulty Alice Sits by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Open Rehearsal: With Great Difficulty Alice Sits
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Open Rehearsal/Sneak Peek:  With Great Difficulty Alice sits is the story of Alice and Heath, a couple trapped in the most joyful time of their …

Aug. 27, 2016
Sat
Austin
Casta by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Casta
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

CREATE! THEATER WORKS CREATED, PRODUCED, OR PRESENTED BY THE SALVAGE VANGUARD COMPANY AND COMPANY MEMBERS.  Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) announces the workshop performance of Casta (working title), a …

Jun. 26, 2016
Sun
Austin
Goodbye, Manor Road by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Goodbye, Manor Road
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

SALVAGE VANGUARD THEATER invites you to say GOODBYE MANOR RDCome and say farewell to the Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) Manor Rd arts venue. The SVT Manor Rd …

Apr. 02, 2016
Sat
Austin
Unlived Lives by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Unlived Lives
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

SALVAGE VANGUARD THEATER PRESENTS UNLIVED LIVES in collaboration with Bulgarian artists The Mighty Mighty Pressure Cooker April 2nd, 2 am - 5 am at the …

Jan. 21 - Feb. 13, 2016
Th-Sat
Austin
Denim Doves  by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Denim Doves
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

“You are safe here, Sister.” Inside the compound walls, five fertile sister-wives enjoy many freedoms.  Free sleep. Free Welches grape. Free laughter. Free denims of …

Nov. 11 - Nov. 18, 2015
M-T
Austin
Denim Doves (workshop performances) by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Denim Doves (workshop performances)
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

AN OPEN REHEARSAL AND WORKSHOP SHOWING OF  DENIM DOVESWritten by Adrienne Dawes  Devised in collaboration with the Salvage Vanguard Theater company “You are safe here, …

Nov. 08, 2015
Sun
Austin
Reckonnoiter by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Reckonnoiter
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Break The SilenceDirected by: Noel GaulinPerformed by: Elizabeth Doss, Kelly Hasandras, Spring Karlo, Jorge Sermini, Rebecca Whitehurst.Incubating for more than ten years, from stories over …

Nov. 05 - Nov. 21, 2015
Th-Sat
Austin
Naked as a Gaybird by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Naked as a Gaybird
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

n the eighth grade, playwright and performer Jay Byrd was a bit of a "sissy," but he was also a good Christian boy, the son …

Oct. 25, 2015
Sun
Austin
Reckonnoiter by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Reckonnoiter
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Poor HermanWritten by: Elizabeth DossA new play in development that asks how Herman Melville wrote two epic novels, Moby Dick and Pierre or the Ambiguities, in two short …

Oct. 18, 2015
Sun
Austin
Inklings - An Evening of Short Plays by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Inklings - An Evening of Short Plays
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Inklings: a night of short pieces Experiments in Movement and Sound: I-IIIChoreography by April Perez Moore; Sound Design by Jesse MoorePerformers: Susan Peterson, April Perez …

Aug. 30, 2015
Sun
Austin
Hanuman's Leap by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Hanuman's Leap
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

COTFG: The Kraken Quartet and Elliot Cole - Hanuman's Leap Kraken Quartet w/Elliot Cole: HANUMAN'S LEAP7pm, August 30th SVT Main StageHANUMAN'S LEAP is a music …

Apr. 04, 2015
Sat
Austin
My Cycle and the  Denim Doves by Salvage Vanguard Theater

My Cycle and the Denim Doves
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

My Cycle and the Denim Doves is a collaboratively devised feminist farce, incorporating invented languages and riot grrl music. An Invitation: Sisters! Let us gather. Tonight the …

Mar. 26 - Mar. 29, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
1000 Forest Gorillas in Kansas by Salvage Vanguard Theater

1000 Forest Gorillas in Kansas
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

The spark for 1,000 Forest Gorillas in Kansas was partially ignited out of a powerful dream Gold had a few years ago (of a gorilla, …

Jan. 22 - Feb. 14, 2015
 
Austin
Thr3e Zisters by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Thr3e Zisters
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

The three sisters have long been dead and buried. Vershinin, Tusenbach, and Suleny exhume them with the hopes of creating the perfect women for their …

Nov. 28 - Nov. 29, 2014
 
Austin
A Kodachrome Christmas by Salvage Vanguard Theater

A Kodachrome Christmas
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Enter the colorful world of cable access tv hostess, Earlene Hoople, the self-proclaimed "Queen of Rural Media", as she tapes her Christmas special in front …

Oct. 10 - Oct. 11, 2014
 
Austin
This Is How My Life Ends by Salvage Vanguard Theater

This Is How My Life Ends
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

This is a reworking of a reading I did in the summer of 2013, with some big edits to the monologues. Also there will be …

Oct. 01 - Oct. 18, 2014
 
Austin
Am I White by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Am I White
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

When Neo-Nazi terrorist Wesley Connor returns to prison after a failed bomb plot, he is confronted with the two identities that threaten his position within …

Aug. 28 - Aug. 30, 2014
 
Austin
Salvage Vanguard Theater

The One-­Minute Play Festival 2014
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

An evening of micro plays by 40 Texas Playwrights, Featuring plays by Kirk Lynn, Katherine Catmull, Elizabeth Doss, Cyndi Williams & 35+ other playwrights ScriptWorks and the New …

Jul. 31 - Aug. 23, 2014
 
Austin
Bright Now Beyond by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Bright Now Beyond
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

"The journey is the only true thing." We are at a crossroads in the Land of Oz. Twilight. A boy named Tip receives a mysterious …

Apr. 23, 2014
 
Austin
No Movement, No Sound by Salvage Vanguard Theater

No Movement, No Sound
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

In a space devoid of decoration and sets, two performers are concentrated on the thin line between movement and inability to move; between breathing and …

Apr. 03 - Apr. 19, 2014
 
Austin
From the Pig Pile: the Requisite Gesture(s) of Narrow Approach by Salvage Vanguard Theater

From the Pig Pile: the Requisite Gesture(s) of Narrow Approach
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

An interactive journey across a vast landscape of associate histories, FROM THE PIG PILE features original music, puppetry, dancing, marauding, a Yeahoh sighting, and enough …