Cucalorus Stage, November 13-17, 2019
A performance for everyone

Cucalorus has a long history of showcasing outlandish, alternative, heartwarming and original new performers. Festival favorites like Dance-a-lorus, Bus to Lumberton, and Visual/Sound/Walls distinguish Cucalorus as a venue for exploration at the boundaries between music, theatre, dance, comedy, performance, installation, and film. Cucalorus Stage brings rigorous, intentional curation to these live events and present all kinds of performances: stand-up, storytelling, music, cabaret, theatre, comedy, happenings, installations, live art, and more! 

2019 Stage Performances

Animal Law w/ Mime Explains String Theory!

Julia Gladstone, Sheila Kerrigan
Animal Law is concerned with elucidating the subtle dynamics of child’s play as an allegory for the larger political strokes at hand in modern life. The condition of a jungle...

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A festival tradition, Dance-a-lorus pushes boundaries by pairing filmmakers and choreographers for an exploration of film and dance. This live stage event encourages collaboration as a fundamental form of creative...

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Don’t Let Me Fall Too Far

Rozalind MacPhail
Don't Let Me Fall Too Far tells a timeless story of self-discovery experienced by a young woman navigating her way through a vulnerable period in her life. She’s haunted by...

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Tom Whiteside
Filmmaker/film historian Tom Whiteside presents IT IS TIME, a multiscreen program of clips and short films that manipulate, flex, or upend time. With a rich selection of films more than...

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Alexis Powell and Candace Thompson
A mixed media performance event that explores internet surveillance, data collection, codependency culture and our very real relationships to our mobile devices. How do our emotional vulnerabilities make us perfect...

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Tommy DeFrantz
In this unique performance, SLIPPAGE explores the provocation of Kara Walker’s “Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War” series with shadowplay, dance, and image subtraction technology. Wondering at the place...

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Shirley Gnome: Victory Lap

Shirley Gnome
A comedy cabaret one-woman extravaganza, featuring the world class vocals and catchy melodies of award-winning, chart topping Canadian Shirley Gnome. Delight in a blend of biting satirical country/pop originals and...

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Stand Up at Dead Crow: Ben Gleib

Ben Gleib
Esquire said he “could be comedy’s next big thing” but now with his candidacy for the Democratic nomination, he could be America’s next president! Come see his standup tour now,...

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