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MOVE IT! – Parallel Exit’s Variety show – June 27th, 2015 @ Brooklyn Public Library

Parallel Exit presents MOVE IT!

Saturday June 27th, 2015 @ Brooklyn Public Library

The line up for this hour of variety arts is:

John Grimaldi
Daniel Passer
Nelson Lugo
Stephanie Fribourg
Paul Valenti
Mark Gindick
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Hosted by Parallel Exit’s own Mark Lonergan.
2015.06.27_MoveIt.118A ‘dapper’  Mark Lonergan ‘welcomes’ the audience to the show
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2015.06.27_MoveIt.152Opening the show is John Grimaldi performing a lovely juggling rings act.
2015.06.27_MoveIt.160Following his lyrical juggling John captivated the audience with his wonderful ‘bubbles’ act.
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2015.06.27_MoveIt.069 Daniel Passer was next on stage with a nonsense song and a surreal amount of oats and greens flying around.
2015.06.27_MoveIt.197Daniel’s assistant splatters him with a handful of oats.
2015.06.27_MoveIt.195Eventually the entire audience was covered with oats and greens. Hysterical!
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2015.06.27_MoveIt.214Magic man Nelson Lugo got the audience thinking they were going to learn a real magic trick. But he fooled them!
2015.06.27_MoveIt.216 The illusion wasn’t what the audience thought it was going to be. Great audience involvement.
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 2015.06.27_MoveIt.256 Stephanie Fribourg performed a wonderful very low-tech puppet piece about Greek mythology.
2015.06.27_MoveIt.273Utilizing barbie dolls and a cardboard stage she brought the wonderful story to life.
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2015.06.27_MoveIt.327Physical comic Paul Valenti used slapstick and an audience member to entertain.
Paul Valenti dances with audience memberPaul Valenti gets audience member on stage and tricks into dancing.
 
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2015.06.27_MoveIt.375Mark Gindick opens a bottle of water to begin his ‘tribute’ to Singing in the Rain.
2015.06.27_MoveIt.358Dressed in the traditional Gene Kelly look he puts out his hand to see if there is any ‘rain’.
2015.06.27_MoveIt.366First he get a cup of water splashed in his face by the innocent audience member.
2015.06.27_MoveIt.361Then he gets more ‘water/rain’ from the other ‘more than willing’ audience member.
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You can find out more about PARALLEL EXIT here!
 
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RETINA – An evening of Variety Arts at Cloud City, Brooklyn – June 23, 2015

Presented at Cloud City in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Tuesday night, a delightful evening of variety arts MC’d by Will Studivant and featuring the talents of:
Andrew Lynch
Katie Melby
Spencer Novich
Jeff Seal & Chris Manley (Buttons)
Lucas Tadeo
Daniel Passer
and featuring Wayne Wilson and Patrick de Valette in this short video excerpt from their piece "Retina".

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Will Studivant MC’d the show with humor and charm.

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Katie Melby and Andrew Lynch sing a song of distress.

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Jeff Seal and Chris Manley (Jeff and Buttons)performed some funny ‘knock-knock’ jokes and got the audience rollin in laughter.

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Will Studivant read some Dr. Seuss as Lucas Tadeo (visiting from Spain)did some delightful tap dancing.

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Daniel Passer performed a lovely minimalistic ‘whistle’ act.

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Singer John Dziadosz sang a song about drinking and what happens when you do too much of that.

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Wayne Wilson and Patrick de Valette perform a ‘magic act’ from their new show ‘Retina’.

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Spencer Novich performed his amazing ‘rubber body’ contortion comedy act.

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The entire cast takes a ‘well deserved’ CURTAIN CALL.
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Stay tuned for more info on RETINA and CLOUD CITY!

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The Clown Un_Mask – Daniel Passer

Daniel Passer

Daniel Passer in Clown Un_MaskDaniel Passer in my ‘hallway studio‘ for his clown un_mask portrait.

2010.08.26_RPlantains_162-2Daniel Passer performing in the “Rotten Plantainsshow.  NYC – August 2010.

Daniel has performed all over the world with Cirque du Soleil, Dragone Productions, The Second City and Harvard. Currently a ‘comedy conceptor’ for Cirque du Soleil and Dragone Prouctions.

For more information on Daniel Passer go to his Linked In page.

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The Rotten Plantains in French Connection (via Texas and Brazil)

Here are a few visual highlights from this past weekends performance of THE ROTTEN PLANTAINS.
A collection of wild and wonderfully funny clowns that put together an evening of insanity and delightfully funny chaos.
Pictured below are the cast members that come from far and near!

Patrick de Valette – Paris/ Claudio Carneiro – San Paulo  / Julie Ferrier – Paris / Fred Blin – Paris

(Wayne Wilson and Daniel Passer – Not pictured – Will be in the next weeks shows!)

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Guest Artist this past weekend – Arnaud Maillard  &  Amy Gordon – Brooklyn NY

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Patrick de Valette and Fred Blin start the show off.

Patrick de Valette and Fred Blin acting out a fantasy.

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Julie Ferrier

Julie’s character is so wrapped up in her discussion of ‘art’.

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Claudio Carneiro

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Patrick de Valette

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Julie Ferrier

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Amy Gordon – GUEST ARTIST

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Arnaud Maillard – GUEST ARTIST

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Julie Ferrier roller skates herself atop of an innocent audience member in a wonderful routine.

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The Rotten Plantain’s cast take a bow!

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The show was an amazing, hysterical, collage of clowns on their day off!
IT will be running again at 45 Bleecker St Theatre starting on August 26th for 4 Performances ONLY!

Thur Aug 26th at 10:30

Fri Aug 27th at 10:30

Sat Aug 28th at 10:30

Sun Aug 29th at 7pm

Get your tickets HERE.