Fertile Ground Festival 2011
KBOO is a proud sponsor for Fertile Ground Festival 2011
When: January 20th-January 30th, 2011
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Fertile Ground 2011 is a 10-day arts festival that will be held January 20 through 30 in Portland, Oregon. This city-wide festival is focused on new work in the Arts. It will feature almost 70 world premiere projects, staged readings and a myriad of other arts events from the Portland creative community. From fully staged world premieres in theatre, to ensemble and collaborative driven work, dance, comedy…this festival spans the spectrum of creative endeavor and seeds the next generation of creation through artist conversations, workshops, lunchtime readings and more.
Unlike a typical fringe festival, Fertile Ground features the finest new work of our LOCAL artists, performers and resident theater companies, ensuring that the artistic and financial benefits of the festival stay in Portland. Fertile Ground features a full range of artists experience, giving audiences a great depth and breadth of work from which to choose in a concentrated time frame. From Portland's oldest and largest producing institutions to it's newest, smallest or self-produced companies, the Fertile Ground Festival offers the breadth of creation.
Fertile Ground was launched by the Portland Area Theatre Alliance (the service organization for Portland theater artists and organizations) in 2009 to provide a platform for Portland theater companies to showcase their commitment to new work; and to invite regional and national artists, artistic leaders and arts aficionados to discover for themselves that Portland truly is fertile ground for creativity, innovation, and daring acts of performance. Fertile Ground has grown its scope of offerings to encompass the open field of arts creation to include dance, comedy and visual arts. Fertile Ground aspires to provide a forum where art lovers near and far will come to appreciate that Portland truly is fertile ground for creativity, innovation, and daring acts of performance.
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