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Bio:
Vinny Eden Ortega is a New York City based theatre director and arts leader. Ortega is the co-founder/Artistic Director of The Dare Tactic, the Associate Artistic Director of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, and an ensemble member of Co-Op Theatre East. His work has been seen at The Paradise ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Vinny Eden Ortega is a New York City based theatre director and arts leader. Ortega is the co-founder/Artistic Director of The Dare Tactic, the Associate Artistic Director of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, and an ensemble member of Co-Op Theatre East. His work has been seen at The Paradise ... (read complete bio)
The Dare Tactic Launches Spark Grant Program Photo The Dare Tactic Launches Spark Grant Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020

The Dare Tactic is now raising funds to put financial support directly in the pockets of emerging artists. Now more than ever, emerging artists need financial support in order to continue the creation of exceptional work.

The Dare Tactic Presents MODELS OF PERFECTION Photo The Dare Tactic Presents MODELS OF PERFECTION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

The Dare Tactic presents Models of Perfection written and directed by Katie Pedro. Performances will take place September 20 at 7:30pm and September 21st at 2pm and 7:30pm, at WOW Cafe Theatre, tickets available at thedaretactic.org

The 5th Annual New York Indie Theatre One-minute Play Festival Comes To New Ohio Thea Photo The 5th Annual New York Indie Theatre One-minute Play Festival Comes To New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

The 5th ANNUAL NEW YORK INDIE THEATRE ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (#1MPF) returns to for its fifth year, in partnership with New Ohio Theatre. The 5th Annual NY Indie 1MPF runs three performances only; Sunday, June 2nd, Monday, June 3rd, and Tuesday, June 4th at 8pm. All performances are at New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street). Tickets, priced at $20, are available at newohiotheatre.org.

The Dare Tactic Presents DARK DOWN DEEP By Cátia Sofia Cunha Photo The Dare Tactic Presents DARK DOWN DEEP By Cátia Sofia Cunha
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Dare Tactic presents Catia Sofia Cunha's Dark Down Deep directed by Vinny Eden Ortega. Performances will take place April 5-13 at WOW Cafe Theatre, tickets available at thedaretactic.org

The Dare Tactic Presents FACTOREEE WORKSHOP Photo The Dare Tactic Presents FACTOREEE WORKSHOP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2019

One show, six one acts. The Dare Tactic's FactorEEE Workshop features the work of 6 playwrights developing short-form plays.

The Dare Tactic Presents FACTOREEE WORKSHOP Photo The Dare Tactic Presents FACTOREEE WORKSHOP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

One show, six one acts. The Dare Tactic's FactorEEE Workshop features the work of 6 playwrights developing short-form plays.

The Dare Tactic Presents FACTOREEE WORKSHOP Photo The Dare Tactic Presents FACTOREEE WORKSHOP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

One show, six one acts. The Dare Tactic's FactorEEE Workshop features the work of 6 playwrights developing short-form plays.

Tickets Are On Sale For The Dare Tactic's Kick Off Benefit Photo Tickets Are On Sale For The Dare Tactic's Kick Off Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for The Dare Tactic's annual Kick Off Benefit. The celebration will take place Today December 7th, 2018 at 7pm at WOW Cafe Theater, 59-61 E. 4th Street. $22 tickets, which include one drink ticket and light hors d'oeuvres, are available online at thedaretactic.org and at the door. The event hosted by Maggie Metnick will introduce The Dare Tactic's 5th season, the artists involved, and feature performances from the upcoming season.

Tickets Are On Sale For The Dare Tactic's Kick Off Benefit Photo Tickets Are On Sale For The Dare Tactic's Kick Off Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for The Dare Tactic's annual Kick Off Benefit. The celebration will take place Friday December 7th, 2018 at 7pm at WOW Cafe Theater, 59-61 E. 4th Street. $22 tickets, which include one drink ticket and light hors d'oeuvres, are available online at thedaretactic.org and at the door. The event hosted by Maggie Metnick will introduce The Dare Tactic's 5th season, the artists involved, and feature performances from the upcoming season.

Photo Flash: Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Holds Annual PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUS Photo Photo Flash: Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Holds Annual PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Planet Connections' signature event, PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, played to a sold-out crowd that joyously handed the team of writers and other artists a standing ovation. This year, the event, designed to address hot-button topics concerning the world at that moment through new works by prominent authors - written just for the event - dealt with the distinctions between gender and sexuality.

Casting Announced For Playwrights For A Cause Benefit For The Ali Forney Center: MY S Photo Casting Announced For Playwrights For A Cause Benefit For The Ali Forney Center: MY SEXUALITY IS _______
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

This year, Planet Connections' signature event, designed to address a powerful social and topical issue facing our society today through engaging stage works, will explore the distinctions between gender and sexuality. The event will benefit THE ALI FORNEY CENTER, whose mission is to protect LGBTQ youths from the dangers of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently.

Powerful Team Assembled For Playwrights For A Cause 2018  Photo Powerful Team Assembled For Playwrights For A Cause 2018 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2018

PLANET CONNECTIONS' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE: This year, this event, designed to address a powerful social and topical issue facing our society today through engaging stage works, will explore the distinctions between gender and sexuality. The event will benefit THE ALI FORNEY CENTER.

Photo Coverage: The Dare Tactic Presents A ROLLER RINK TEMPTATION Photo Photo Coverage: The Dare Tactic Presents A ROLLER RINK TEMPTATION
by Walter McBride - May 25, 2018

The final event in The Dare Tactics 4th Season, 'A Roller Rink Temptation' by Catherine Weingarten, rolls into WOW Cafe Theatre this weekend.

The Dare Tactic Presents A ROLLER RINK TEMPTATION Photo The Dare Tactic Presents A ROLLER RINK TEMPTATION
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

The final event in The Dare Tactics 4th Season, A Roller Rink Temptation, By Catherine Weingarten, will roll into WOW Cafe Theatre May 25-27, 2018. Helmed by Daniella Caggiano, Roller Rink is a coming of age dark comedy romp about six teen chicks at a lesbian roller rink struggling for love in a new and sexiii world. Rootabega (Maggie Metnick*) is super jewy and confused about her sexuality, but luckily one of the rink's employee's, Lemonade (Dani Martineck) is ready to show her around. Poppy (Leah Lane) is finally 16 and her and her BFF Clementine ( Hui-Shan Yong) are super excited to celebrate; too bad a fat, scary, girly repressed secret threatens their friendship. Salmonella (Claire Rose Autran) says she's 'straight' but a chance encounter with an awkward butch artist named Bluebell (Azalea Lewis) complicates everything.

The Dare Tactic Presents A ROLLER RINK TEMPTATION Photo The Dare Tactic Presents A ROLLER RINK TEMPTATION
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The final event in The Dare Tactics 4th Season, A Roller Rink Temptation, By Catherine Weingarten, will roll into WOW Cafe Theatre May 25-27, 2018. Helmed by Daniella Caggiano, Roller Rink is a coming of age dark comedy romp about six teen chicks at a lesbian roller rink struggling for love in a new and sexiii world. Rootabega (Maggie Metnick*) is super jewy and confused about her sexuality, but luckily one of the rink's employee's, Lemonade (Dani Martineck) is ready to show her around. Poppy (Leah Lane) is finally 16 and her and her BFF Clementine ( Hui-Shan Yong) are super excited to celebrate; too bad a fat, scary, girly repressed secret threatens their friendship. Salmonella (Claire Rose Autran) says she's 'straight' but a chance encounter with an awkward butch artist named Bluebell (Azalea Lewis) complicates everything.

The Dare Tactic Presents WONDER BOI, Book, Music And Lyrics By J. Jarrett. Photo The Dare Tactic Presents WONDER BOI, Book, Music And Lyrics By J. Jarrett.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The third workshop in The Dare Tactics 4th Season, Wonder Boi, book, music, and lyrics by J. Jarrett, Wonder Boi tells the story of Jackson, who is navigating his identity as both a transgender man and as a superhero. When Jackson and his sister, Peyton, take a mysterious drug, Jackson gains the powers of super strength, flight, and self-healing.

The Dare Tactic Presents WONDER BOI, Book, Music And Lyrics By J. Jarrett. Photo The Dare Tactic Presents WONDER BOI, Book, Music And Lyrics By J. Jarrett.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

The third workshop in The Dare Tactics 4th Season, Wonder Boi, book, music, and lyrics by J. Jarrett, Wonder Boi tells the story of Jackson, who is navigating his identity as both a transgender man and as a superhero. When Jackson and his sister, Peyton, take a mysterious drug, Jackson gains the powers of super strength, flight, and self-healing.

The Dare Tactic Presents Nkenna Akunna's GOOD FIT Photo The Dare Tactic Presents Nkenna Akunna's GOOD FIT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2018

The second workshop in The Dare Tactics 4th Season, Good Fit, by Nkenna Akunna, is a dark, absurdist play that comments on the limits and liberties assigned to particular identities in public space, asking who is allowed to fit into the fabric of society and who has the power to decide.

Pitch Your Work To A Roomful Of Producers (and Be Home In Time For The Oscars) Photo Pitch Your Work To A Roomful Of Producers (and Be Home In Time For The Oscars)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their popular Writer-Producer Speed Date on Sunday, March 4, 2018. In deference to Oscar night, the event will start one hour earlier than usual: from 4:30pm - 8:00pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W 54th St., 11th floor. Application is free, and you must apply prior to purchasing your spot, on sale February 24, 2018. If accepted, there is a participation fee of $70 for TRU Members ($85 for non-members, $25 for each collaborator), and your pitch slot can be purchased at https://truonline.org/events/speed-date-03-04-18/.  

The Dare Tactic Presents Joey Contreras & Kate Thomas FORGET ME NOT A Concert Perform Photo The Dare Tactic Presents Joey Contreras & Kate Thomas FORGET ME NOT A Concert Performance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Opening The Dare Tactics 4th Season, Forget Me Not, music by Joey Contreras, book and lyrics by Kate Thomas, tells the story of a remote coastal town where a whale washes ashore and brings a burst of attention back to the struggling community.

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