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Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue – October 2018

What  a great night of Variety Arts!

Bindlestiff Open Stage Host Keith Nelson starts the show off with his delightful ‘chinese yoyo’.

Alexandra Sack & Ellie Klein perform a lovely contortion act.

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Therese and Liz Bolick with the ‘Bolivian Bonker Bird’ puppet act.Obviously the ‘Bonker Bird’ did not get along with everyone! Very funny act.

~ ~ ~Billy Hedglin Taylor had the audience roaring with his Disney character impersonations.More fun with his ‘Goofy’ impersonation and a song from ‘Frozen’.

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Leah Orleans and Etienne McGinley are the ‘Acrobatrix’ and they are funny and talented!

Acrobatrix are skilled in acrobatics and in comedy duo work.

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Aaron Bonk cracked the whips with so much control and skill. Cracking the whips and then flipping them in the air and cracking them again after catching.

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Angela Butch and Yoni Kallai performed a comedy acro duo that was wonderful.

With sheer muscle and a great sense of comedy these two were so much fun to watch.

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Zero Boy entertains the audience with his vocal acrobatics. Tonight he worked on the ‘gangsta’ routine “Jimmy Z” with audience suggestions.Zero Boy was ‘dressed to kill’ as ‘Jimmy Z the moiderer‘ with suggestions from the audience.

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The host Keith Nelson performed his ‘vaudeville’ plate spinning act as the finale.The camera captured this shot with all the spoons heading for the appropriate aluminum mixing glasses.

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Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue happens the FIRST MONDAY of every month at Dixon Place!

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Some Videos from the show!

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Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue – Feb. 2018 @Dixon Place

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Another great night of Variety arts at Dixon Place! We had such a wonderful time. The evening’s performances included many magicians and jugglers. Here are the photographs and a few videos from the event! Come next month and enjoy NY’s best show for variety arts.

Bindlestiff Open Stage Hosted by Keith Nelson

Keith opened the show will a wonderful lasso act. (with Cowboy hat!)

Jean-Tae Francis performed a charming ‘diablo’ act.

Torkova took the stage and a few very magical things including restoring a $20 into 2-$10’s.

Handbalance and acrobatics was Bethany Shao’s specialty.

Bobby Hedglin-Taylor entertained the crowd with some very amusing character voices.

Aron Long performed a wonderful ‘Cyr’ wheel act.

The Great Dubini (Greg Dubin) performed some great magic using cards and a volunteer.

Host Keith Nelson performed a stunt where he caught an apple with a fork in it on a board.

Celebrated juggling author/teach Hovey Burgess made an appearance in a bear costume and did some foot juggling with assistant Miss Lixx.

Before Hovey removed his costume Miss Lixx fondled his fur.

Hovey Burgess performing a ‘foot juggling’ routine while in a bear costume.

Paris ‘the hip-hop juggler’ did nice a routine juggling basketballs.

Darren Yong did some lovely magic stunts involving a few audience members.Cleo Carol Knopf danced with silks flourishing beautifully in the space.

Marcela Duarte and Luisa performed a lovely aerial duet with silks.

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Hovey Burgess and Lil’ Miss Lixx performing the TIGER act.

Paris – The Hip-Hop Juggler uses the basketball as his juggling prop. Awesome!

Bobby Hedglin-Taylor trying out some new material.

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Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue – December 7th, 2015 @Dixon Place

THE BINDLESTIFF OPEN STAGE VARIETY REVUE

Featuring the talents of:

Keith Miklas and Melanie Cuccia

Mara Hsiung

Oliver Trager

Harold Moeller

Antonia Lassar

Marisol Rosa-Shapiro and Zhenya Topov

Zero Boy

Eric Walton & Rachel Jessee – The Immaterialist

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Keith Nelson performing at Dixon PlaceMC Keith Nelson gets the show moving along with his ‘Chinese Yoyo’ act

Oliver Trager performs at Dixon Place.Oliver Trager performs a channeling of Lord Buckley.

Harold Moeller acts up and gets a large headache.Harold Moeller performs a short clown piece which gives him a very large headache.

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2015.12.07_OpnStg.074Marisol Rosa-Shapiro and Zyenya Topov perform a Christmas theme comedy piece.

Zero Boy performs at Dixon PlaceZero Boy performs a vocal acrobatic rendition of an action film.

Mara Hsiung performs a beautiful aerial act.Mara Hsiung performs a beautiful aerial act.

Antonia Lassar performs a clown act about her dog.Antonia Lassar performs a clown act about her dog.

Eric Walton and Rachel Jessee were amazing in their mentalist skills.Eric Walton and Rachel Jessee (The Immaterialists) were amazing in their mentalist skills.

Marisol Rosa-Shapiro and Zhenya Topov perform at Dixon Place.Keith Miklas and Melanie Cuccia perform a wonderfully acrobatic duo.

Ambrose Martos performing at Dixon Place

2015.12.07_OpnStg.428Ambrose Martos went from surreal to absurd in his cartoon-like clown piece.

2015.12.07_OpnStg.167The Finale of the show was Keith Nelson performing his 8 plate spinning act.

Keith Nelson performing at Dixon PlaceIn between the plate spinning Keith finds time to catch 5 spoons in metal cans on a platform.

2015.12.07_OpnStg.177Keith completely had all 8 plates spinning but I was in the front row without a really wide angle lens. Damn!

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Videos from Bindlestiff Open Stage Revue


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“No Holds Barred Variety Show” at Dixon Place – June 24th, 2013

A Monthly Variety Show at Dixon Place.

Curtated by Cody Schreger

To start the evening off the entire cast joined in with Cody and her brother to sing an original song “No Holds Barred”.

No Holds Barred Variety Show cast sing along.

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Bobby Hedglin-Taylor

Bobby Hedglin-Taylor performs at No Holds Barred.

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Ben Weston

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Chris Delgado and Laura Witwer

Chris Delgado and Laura Witwer on the Duo Wheel

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Matthew Harris

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Elisa Penello

Elisa Penello performing at No Holds Barred

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James Monaco

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Elizabeth Munn and Lisa Natoli

Elisabether Munn performing at No Holds Barred

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Sean Blue

Sean Blue performing at No Holds Barred

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Elijah Bridges and the  Band

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Joshua Dean and Amy Shure

Joshua Dean and Amy Shure at No Holds Barred

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Cody Schreger

Cody Schreger at No Holds Barred

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EVERY MONTH @ DIXON PLACE