Guest event: The Return of Hoop Wars

Guest event: The Return of Hoop Wars

It's the RETURN of HOOP WARS! Miss Saturn (Jenny McGowan) and Miss Uranus (Tanya Gagne)'s muscle-milk-child from the last century. The WWHHF (World Wide Hula Hoop Federation) presents Rites of Spring, a Hula Hoop Battle of the Equinox. Its the Small Hip and Hoop division. The disco funk Bunny and the rock 'n' roll Chicken will blow your minds (and some other parts!) from start to finish in 5 rabble rousing rounds. Step aside GLOW! These ladies were doing your show before you were born!!!
Guest starring FLUFF ( Chris Rozzi) as the Referee, a Surprise Challenger and hot ring babes.

Tanya Gagne

Tanya Gagne, the Mistress of Mayhem and more is part carny, part sailor, part showgirl, part flowerchild, is one half of the award-winning, neo-vaudeville sensation the Wau Wau Sisters as well as a long-time proud veteran of the Bindlestiff family Cirkus, LAVA, Circus Amok, La Clique and La Soiree. She is also the founder and director of the Trapeze Loft (1999-present) and Big Sky Works (2010-present) a circus school and multi-disciplinary community arts and performance space in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been toured, awarded and produced far and wide from the Sydney Opera House to the Roundhouse in London, P.S. 122 (N.Y.) to The Mayan Theater (L.A.) and several festivals in the UK, Argentina, Hong Kong, the Phillippines and all over Europe.

Miss Saturn

Miss Saturn, a prolific and legendary hula hoop artist and comedian, has left people in laughter and awe across the world. She introduced the hula hoop to the New York City burlesque and neo-vaudeville scene in the early 2000's and performed her solo outdoor show at the World Busker's Festival in New Zealand. She also has wowed audiences across the USA. In addition to touring extensively with the Bindlestiff Family Circus and the World Famous Pontani Sisters, she performed for BFG productions where she opened up for the bands Modest Mouse, Reverend Horton Heat, The Faint, The Walkman, The Dresdon Dolls, The Strait Jackets, and Velvet Revolver. She has graced the stages of The Famous Spiegel Tent, The Box, PS 122, the Bard Spiegel Tent, and Norway's Bergen Music Festival. Moreover, she had a blast performing with Moby in the Jonathan Ames and Moby Show. You also may have seen her in the HBO series “Bored to Death.” She is the creator and producer of "Hula Pa Looza", an all hula hoop cabaret, co-creator of the hit comedy and dance troupe Animal Crackers, and co-creator of "Hula Wars."

Chris Rozzi

Christopher Rozzi has performed his solo material in many venues, such as Joe’s Pub and The P.I.T., to name a few. Outré Island has been produced by Ars Nova as a part of their residency series, directed by Tony Award winner, Sam Gold. Chris is also is the creator of a successful art series called Tiny Confessions, the Secret Thoughts of Dogs, Cats, and Everything, which has recently been published as a book and multiple calendars.

“Christopher Rozzi informs all the citizenry of Outré Island with a droll and gentle self-effacement that makes them come wonderfully alive.”


$20 (advance) / $25 (on the door) / $40 (reserved seating)

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