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Fire Aid
Assistance has been organized for the more than 70 artists and arts organizations affected by last week's fire at the Guadalupe Arts Center
"...Feb. 11, performance of Celebrity Crush to GAC tenant Salvage Vanguard Theater. The show is at 8pm at Club..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
Esther's crowns new wits, and Chase Staggs gets a check from SVT
"...the elite corps of paid Resident Company Members of Salvage Vanguard Theater. Each member gets a $5,000 annual stipend...."

Jan. 28, 2005 Arts Column

The Death of a Cat
C. Denby Swanson's unconventional new play, 'The Death of a Cat,' takes us into a weird world as dark and funny as an Edward Gorey cartoon
"...fascination with death, prove captivating, particularly as realized in Salvage Vanguard Theater's world-premiere production. It's both funny and creepy..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Arts Bullets
It's the Changing of the Bard, from Dietz to Swanson, and Tina Marsh plays it cool for CO2. Artists talk techniques, and teens tell you where to find Good Love.
"...from her plays, including Death of a Cat, which Salvage Vanguard Theater is mounting in September (with Dan Dietz..."

July 9, 2004 Arts Feature

Know Dog
Kathryn Walat's Know Dog is a tale of loneliness and longing, but an authentic howl of desperation is missing from Salvage Vanguard Theater's world premiere
"...quiet desperation in a beat-up little world that in Salvage Vanguard Theater's world premiere staging should be awfully familiar..."

June 18, 2004 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Do Kill the Messenger
Guest performers bring cameo cutups to Tongue and Groove Theatre's production of The Comedy of Errors
"...June 17: Jason Neulander, artistic director of Salvage Vanguard Theater..."

June 11, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Changing of the Bard
Austin Script Works director Dan Dietz passes the pen to Colin Denby Swanson
"...Death of a Cat, which will be produced by Salvage Vanguard Theater this September. She's also remained active through..."

May 21, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Cry Pitch Carrolls
The Cry Pitch Carrolls uses three crotchety old widows, a homeless mother and child, and a poodle to address the darker shadows of religion and memory, and Salvage Vanguard Theater's revival of Ruth Margraff's opera is a plush, cloudlike dream.
"...hyperbolic language and cursory epiphanies, and as I watch Salvage Vanguard Theater's revival of it, I become less interested..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Arts Review by Heather Barfield Cole

16 Spells to Charm the Beast
Playwright Lisa D'Amour's 16 Spells to Charm the Beast is an urban fable of loneliness and love set in a whimsical world where furry brutes pine for sophisticated housewives; at its best Salvage Vanguard Theater's production casts its own spell, capturing us in a thrall of poetic visions reflecting natural desire and supernatural devotion.
"...cast in words, it is a magical world, and Salvage Vanguard Theater's production has a nice feel for its..."

Feb. 28, 2003 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Live on Paper
When he's not covering canvas with acrylic-based images of Japanese toys and Italian scooters and good old American action-figures, Tim Doyle dabbles in the art of the comic book, distilling his day-by-day existence into three black-and-white segments each in monthly issues of Amazing Adult Fantasy.
"...creating, in his efficiency apartment, the wall-sized backdrop for Salvage Vanguard Theater's The Intergalactic Nemesis Redux -- although he'll..."

Jan. 17, 2003 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Better Tomorrow
For years, the city of Austin's arts funding process has been mired in perpetual gloom, but with the city reviewing its Cultural Contracts Program, artists and arts companies talking with each other about collaborations and a shared vision of what the arts mean to Austin, there are glimmers of light on the city's arts funding horizon.
"...the city funding process, but, in the words of Salvage Vanguard Theater Artistic Director Jason Neulander, who led the..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Intergalactic Nemesis Redux
Salvage Vanguard Theater has remounted The Intergalactic Nemesis and Return of the Intergalactic Nemesis, its pair of homages to the golden days of radio, with a double-bill of light-hearted, clever spins on those old serialized mysteries.
"...Salvage Vanguard Theater has remounted its pair of homages to..."

June 21, 2002 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Fugitive Pieces
The Salvage Vanguard Theater production of Caridad Svich's Fugitive Pieces is a nowhere road reminiscent of the Tom Waits milieu, with vagabonds hopping trains to anywhere other than where they are now. But while it's not for everyone, it's worth the journey.
"...to nowhere, as David Byrne famously sang, but the Salvage Vanguard Theater production of Caridad Svich's Fugitive Pieces is..."

March 1, 2002 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Heyd in Plain Sight
Austin painter Heyd Fontenot exposes more than himself in his new exhibition.
"...murals for Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused, costumes for Salvage Vanguard Theater's The Bad Cowboy, set designs for Zachary..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Articulations
A weekly rundown of the latest news in Austin's visual and performing arts scene.
"...Disaster Relief Fund. During its production of Tilt Angel, Salvage Vanguard Theater collected 228 pounds of canned food the..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Wallpaper Psalm
In Wallpaper Psalm, a strange operetta about an elderly lady in an old apartment building who appears to go crazy, writer Ruth Margraff and director Jason Neulander produce a psalm, a hymn sung in challenging style.
"...On balance, this Salvage Vanguard Theater experiment works many times over. Everyone reaches..."

March 30, 2001 Arts Review by Rob Curran

Real Estate and Perfect Mates
The Year in Austin Culture
"...Robert Faires: The Paramount-State Theater Company merger, which provides a historic union of theatrical..."

Jan. 5, 2001 Arts Feature

What Kind of Theatre Do You Go For?
Our sassy quiz will match you up with the Austin theatre company of your dreams.
"...the Austin theatre scene are ... the Rude Mechanicals, Salvage Vanguard Theater...."

Dec. 1, 2000 Arts Feature

Through the Eyes of a Kid
Bringing kids to adult theatre is uncool, but what's about children's theatre, where they belong? Ada Calhoun borrows a friend's three-and-a-half-year-old son to find out and discovers that theatre ain't all magic when you're a preschooler.
"...kids to adult theatre is uncool. In May, when Salvage Vanguard Theater revived its radio serial The Intergalactic Nemesis..."

July 21, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

Articulations
A tragic accident for a local dancer; the loss of a great state drama teacher.
"...of Comedy, written by Adam Sobsey and produced by Salvage Vanguard Theater. It runs through Saturday, June 10, 8pm...."

June 9, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Terminal Hip: On the Brink of Coherence
The script for Mac Wellman's Terminal Hip is gibberish – literally – but that doesn't stop actor Dan Dietz and director Jason Neulander from creating a viscerally pleasing explosion of language.
"...stimulating version of the Mac Wellman script than this Salvage Vanguard Theater production, created by Dietz and director Jason..."

April 7, 2000 Arts Review by Ada Calhoun

Articulations
A meeting on the Long Center; a profitable gala for Austin Musical Theatre; a new season for Salvage Vanguard Theater.
"...Speaking of seasons, Salvage Vanguard Theater has announced its three-play season for 2000...."

March 3, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Articulations
Robert Faires corrects an omission in his review of The Cry Pitch Carrolls and tells you where to find an umbrella.
"...chances to catch Cry Pitch, and I'm told that Salvage Vanguard Theater will let you into the Thursday night..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Articulations
Looking for a Few Good, Um, Nonprofit Arts Types
"...formerly the Frontera development associate, has bounced over to Salvage Vanguard Theater to be its new marketing and communications..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Exhibitionism
Altamont Now: Maybe Later
"...Wrapped in noise, smoke, smarts, and oh-so-much attitude, Salvage Vanguard Theater's Altamont Now is, unfortunately, an experience as..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Arts Review

Articulations
The Blanton Museum of Art gets a cool million for its new building, Austin Museum of Art gets a new director of development to raise money for its new building, and a whole lotta Austin Artists get nominations for the 2001-02 Critics Table Awards.
"...Paraiso (13 nominations) and Big Love (12), the State Theater Company's premiere of The Dinosaur Within (10), the Zachary..."

May 24, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

RATs A-Comin'
"...the form of transportation, meals, beds, etc., for out-of-towners. Salvage Vanguard Theater artistic director Jason Neulander agreed to be..."

Feb. 9, 1996 Arts Column

Guide to Austin Improv
The venues, events, troupes, and individuals who have transformed Austin into a "Yes, and" boomtown
"...myself offer this introduction to improv in Austin. ColdTowne Theater..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Shawn Sides and Graham Reynolds: Rude and Golden
How two of Austin's top creative stars meld a busy life of art and love
"...Danceworks' The Trash Project and The Trees of Govalle, Salvage Vanguard Theater's The Intergalactic Nemesis, Richard Linklater's films Bernie..."

March 25, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Inside OUTsider
Queer filmmaking panel highlights Texas talent
"...queens of the queer Texas film scene" at the Salvage Vanguard Theater. Nault's assemblage of star talent for the..."

Feb. 12, 2016 Screens Feature by Sean L. Malin

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