For Immediate Release –Revised 3/25/13
Electronic Planet Ensemble
the world premiere of
The Chimponauts and
the Mechanical Phantom
When: May 3-18, 2013 8pm
3 Weeks only!
Where: The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Rd. Austin, TX 78722
Free Parking. Bus Route.
The Butterfly Bar @ The VORTEX open nightly at 5pm
$30-$25 Priority Seating, $15-$20 General Admission, $10 Starving Artists
2-for-1 admission on Thursdays and Sundays with donation of 2 canned goods
Available at www.vortexrep.org or call 512-478-5282. Limited seating. Advanced Purchase Recommended.
Blast into the future with the Chimponauts as humanity’s only hopefor survival takes one giant step into a crowded universe. Using giant
live action puppetry, movement, video and their signature electronic
sound, EPE takes us on another multimedia sci-fi adventure.
Electronic Planet Ensemble, known for its outrageous Sci-Fi, B-Movie
Spoofs, takes their work to a whole new level with enormous Chimp
puppets worn and manipulated by Justin LaVergne and Olivia
Warner. Melissa Vogt-Patterson wrote and directed the story. Sergio
R. Samayoa and Chad Salvata created original music. Samayoa also
created the video component for the show. Scenic Design by Ann
Marie Gordon. Lighting Design by Patrick Anthony. Chimponauts by
Olivia Warner, Ann Marie Gordon, and Justin LaVergne.
This project is funded and supported in part by VORTEX Repertory
Company and by the City of Austin through the Economic Growth and
Redevelopment Services Office/Cultural Arts Division, believing an
investment in the Arts is an investment in Austin’s future. Visit Austin