Last August, the inaugural Milwaukee Fringe Festival showcased more than 50 live acts from the worlds of theater, music, dance, and visual art in Pere Marquette Park, Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, the Todd Wehr Theater, as well as other surrounding venues. Following the upstart festival’s encouraging first year, organizers took steps to bring Fringe Fest back in 2017.

Between Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27, approximately 25 theater troupes, musical acts, visual artists, and dance groups will take to Vogel Hall, Peck Pavilion, and Todd Wehr Theater as part of the second annual Milwaukee Fringe Festival. Monday, organizers released the list of the arts event’s performers. Here they are:

Saturday, August 26th at Vogel Hall
2:00 p.m. — Theatre Gigante (theater)
3:00 p.m. — Minneapolis Ballet Dancers (dance)
4:30 p.m. — Catey Ott Dance Collective (dance)
7:00 p.m. — Christal Wagner & Gina Laurenzi (dance)
8:30 p.m. — Angry Young Men (theater- puppets)

Saturday, August 26th at Todd Wehr Theater
1:00 p.m. — The Battery Factory (theater)
2:30 p.m. — Salty Lark Dance Company (dance)
4:45 p.m. — Bollywood Dance Scene (dance)
6:30 p.m. — Project Non-Violence (theater)
7:45 p.m. — Cooperative Performance (theater)

Sunday, August 27th at Vogel Hall
2:00 p.m. — Lucchesi Project: PLAYING Solitare (theater)
3:15 p.m. — Selena Milewski (movement) and Lake Arts Project (dance)
4:30 p.m. — Chad Piechocki (theater)
6:00 p.m. — SueMo: A Dance Experience (dance)
7:30 p.m. — Sophia Nord (dance) and Devin Settle (dance)

Sunday, August 27th at Todd Wehr Theater
2:30 p.m. — KACM (theater)
4:45 p.m. — Montauk Project (music & dance)
6:15 p.m. — Reconstructing Grimm (theater)

Sunday, August 27th at Peck Pavilion
1:30 p.m. — Maya No Maya (music)
3:00 p.m. — Summit Players (theater)
5:30 p.m. — Gabriel Harris Group (music)
6:45 p.m. — Nick Zoulek (music)

Sunday, August 27th at Outdoor Stage
4:30 p.m. — GroundworksMKE (Salsa Class)
6:00 p.m. — GroundworksMKE (Salsa Contest)
7:00 p.m. — GroundworksMKE (Social Dance)

Roving Artists
Anja Notanja Sieger
Alice Wilson
Brian Nau
Whitney Salgado
Kristin Reidelberger

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