Move over Comedy!

This years annual Fringe Festival is set to surpass the rest, with an influx of new performers that lean in the Art direction. The Festival hosts an abundance of Contemporary Performances, Visual Arts and Dance each night around the city, with free and ticketed events ranging from cake bombing to Cross-dressing nuns.

Here are some handpicked acts to definitely check out at this years Fringe:

CABARET:

MONSTER

MONSTER
A show that joins the glamour of Cabaret with the grit of a grind house film. Monster allows you to come into the dark where she lives.

WHEN: 30th September – 4th October

WHERE: Revolt

PRICE: Ranging from $24 for full to $15 Cheap Tuesday

DESPERATELY YOUNG AT HEART
Winner of the 2014 Perth Cabaret Award, this Cabaret features a gifted church musician and frustrated German counsellor all desperate, all young at heart.

WHEN: 30th September – 5th October

WHERE: The Butterfly club

PRICE: Ranging from $28 full adult to $20 cheap Tuesday

VISUAL ARTS:

FILMONIK

BLINDSIDE: SEPTEMBER EXHIBITION
Deconstructing relationships between the imagined space and the physical, as well as craft art turned conceptual project, Blindside September exhibitions are an amazing opportunity to view new Artists work and their presentation of ideas.

WHEN: Tues-Sat 12-6pm 17th September -5th October

WHERE: Blindside

PRICE: Free

FILMONIK #14 – Grab a deck chair and popcorn for the open film night that is Filmonik.

WHEN: Wednesday 24th September 7pm

WHERE: The Tuxedo Cat

PRICE: Free

DANCE:

MECH EYE

CEREBRAL CORTEX
Acting like the mind, the performance invites the audience to experience a product of our cerebral cortices at work.

WHEN: 2nd-4th October 8pm

WHERE: Studio 221

PRICE: Free

MECHANICAL EYE
Mixing photography and dance, the Mechanical Eye scans the role of images in defining our existence and the recreation of identities.

WHEN: 1st-5th October 8pm

WHERE: Chapel off Chapel

PRICE: $24 full, $20 concession

LIVE ART:

CAKEOBMBING

CAKE BOMBING
The Audience nominates a friend. The cast then go to their house, and cake bomb them. It’s amazing.

WHEN: Wednesday 24th September, 3rd-5th October, 6,7 and 8pm

WHERE: Audience houses

PRICE: $20

GENDER BENDER
A part chimeric world where genders are neutral, mixing live art, video and interactive installation.

WHEN: 25-27th September

WHERE: The Tuxedo Cat

PRICE: Free