[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Capital Fringe is offering four paid artists’ residencies under the theme Down to Earth to provide an outlet for DC, Maryland, and Virginia artists and creatives to create artwork or experiences that examine our ability and fortitude as human beings...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]2017 Abortion Road Trip Capital Fringe has never shied away from featuring cutting-edge – and even controversial – work. But in 2017, Theatre Prometheus’ world premiere of Rachel Lynett’s Abortion Road Trip drew anti-choice protestors targeted the plays to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Derek Hills’ theatrical journey has blossomed from being a storyteller to a playwright with two Capital Fringe productions of his work for the stage. But his Fringe story as a writer began with No Sex Please -- a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]How can movement unlock community? This was a key question explored at the 2018 Capital Fringe Festival in Holon!  The three artists in Area Woman – Claire Alrich, Sarah Greenbaum, and Sadie Leigh –  articulated the concept behind the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Twanna Hines is a successful media personality on the hottest topic imaginable: sex. You’ve probably seen her on CNN, or heard her on NPR, or read her work in places like Huffington Post and Fast Company. She’s even started...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The arc of childhood is often traced in art. Yet our progress in the “adult” world is fuzzier. What are the markers and milestones? Which ones actually matter? In 2016, Glade Dance Collective devised a new piece that journeyed...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Capital Fringe has always presented challenging works. But few Fringe performances that matched the innovative and genre-bending power of 2011’s e-Geaux (beta). Creator Joseph Price – producing under the name Pepys, Inc. – distilled improvisatory theatre and burgeoning social...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Word of mouth fuels many a Capital Fringe success. In 2015, the year that the festival relocated to its new headquarters in Trinidad, everyone seemed to be talking about POWER! Stokely Carmichael. In a moment when Black Lives Matter...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Patti Kalil, co-artistic director of Pointless Theatre, says that the road to building a thriving and ebullient company has come through collaboration – and cardboard. Capital Fringe also played a role in the founding of the company, which presented...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Capital Fringe has had a strong dance presence from the beginning of the festival’s history. Just ask Kelly Bond – who debuted a full-length work titled Sill at the inaugural Capital Fringe. Bond is a performer who is based...