Bainbridge Performing Arts Announces August Events

Bainbridge Performing Arts Announces August EventsAll Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) events are held at 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. Tickets, information, and registration, unless otherwise noted, are available at the BPA Box Office, by phone at 206.842.8569, or online at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org.

Box Office hours are Wednesday through Friday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., and one hour prior to each performance. BPA is supported, in part, by the Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All. Bainbridge Performing Arts is pleased to offer an "Open Doors" program. Free and reduced-cost tickets to most events are available to community members in need through our partner Helpline House thanks to grants from BCF, the Mabee Family Foundation, and the Alder Fund at the Bainbridge Community Foundation.

August 4: BPA Gallery First Friday Art Walk: "Breathing Room"
Join us in the BPA Gallery August 4 for an artist reception and an enjoyable evening of art and friends. JAnice Harris is a Bainbridge Island watercolorist and weaver whose work reflects her journeys to spacious, usually-unpeopled places that offer respite from the often-compressed and too-often-anxious human world.
First Friday Art Walk: Friday @ 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Friday + one hour prior to each performance
Free; Info: 206.842.8569 or www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org

August 5: The EDGE Improv
Head out for a madcap evening of summer laughs with The EDGE Improv as they deliver an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For more than two decades, the troupe's riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from people from all walks of life.
Performance: Saturday @ 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $16 for adults, and $12 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers @ 206.842.8569 or www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org

August 18 & 19: Island Theatre Ten-Minute Play Festival
Island Theatre's 6th annual Ten-Minute Play Festival features original short plays by Kitsap County Playwrights at Bainbridge Performing Arts. This year, out of 57 play submissions, ten winning entries were selected for presentation as fully-staged performances by Island Theatre directors and actors.
Performances: Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 p.m. + Saturday Matinee @ 3:00 p.m.
Tickets: $15 for adults, and $10 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers @ 206.842.8569 or www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org

August 25 & 26: BPA Theatre School presents Teen Playmaking Competition
Following a rigorous and fast-tracked, two-day playwriting process, teen students perform their original works on BPA's stage. Don't miss the rousing plot lines, dramatic twists, flambouyant costumes, vivid lighting, and stirring scenes spurred by this creative burst of teen energy and talent. At the encore presentation on August 26, judges will award prizes for Best Script, Best Performance, Best Use of Assigned Genre, Best Use of Assigned Prop, Best Use of Assigned Dialogue, and Best Production, plus performers will vie for an Audience Choice Award.
Performances: Friday & Saturday @ 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $10 for adults, and $5 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers @ 206.842.8569 or www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org




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