Those thaumaturgical thespians of Present Company are gearing up for another Shakespeare On The Farm show, this one with original music by Jason Farmer, to be directed by Lindsey Doleshal. Minorities and nontraditional type actors encouraged to audition. Gender-blind casting and doubling will be used, and all performers will receive stipends. Prepare a two-minute Shakespearean monologue; send 'em an email with headshot, résumé, desired role(s) and desired audition day/time. See website for details. June 27-28; Fri., 4-8:30pm; Sat., 9am-1pm. Rain Lily Farm, 914 Shady.
There's still time to submit your applications for Fronterafest 2016's Short Fringe. You know you want to have your 25 minutes in the spotlight, to have a performance you've created be the cynosure of your friends and neighbors and the hundreds of citizens from Austin and beyond who attend Fronterafest each year. Well, get to it, because time's a-wasting! See the website for details.
The aerialist dancers of Sky Candy perform their original high-flying take on the classic Italo Calvino short stories. Weird fantasy up in the air, where gravity is a verb and the answer to all of human existence might just be "pasta." Directed by Rudy Ramirez, with Andy Agne, Donnesh Amrollah, Julie Cullen, Winnie Hsia, Chelsea Laumen, Poet Powell, Irene Tapia, Joanna Wright, and guest performers dazzling your eyes. June 21-23: Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2 & 8pm; Mon., 8pm. June 26-29: Thu.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $22 ($17, students, seniors; $12, ages 9 and younger).