Performers



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FOST FESTIVAL

Chris Gethard
Actor & Comedian
COMEDY NIGHT
Sat. 10/7, 6:30–8:00pm
Chris Gethard is the host and star of Funny or Die's The Chris Gethard Show on TruTV and the host of the popular Earwolf podcast Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People.
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Aparna Nancherla
Actress & Comedian
COMEDY NIGHT
Sat. 10/7, 6:30–8:00pm
Aparna Nancherla is a nationally and internationally touring comedian who can be seen on the current seasons of Netflix's Master of None and Love, as well as on HBO's Crashing.
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Adam Wade
Actor & Comedian
COMEDY NIGHT
Sat. 10/7, 6:30–8:00pm
Adam Wade is an inimitable fixture in both the New York City storytelling and comedy scenes and the winner of 20 StorySLAMs at The Moth.
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Marina Franklin
Comedian
COMEDY NIGHT
Sat. 10/7, 6:30–8:00pm
New York–based Marina Franklin has emerged as one of the hottest comedians on the scene today, with notable appearances on Crashing, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, and Chappell's Show, among others.
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Hideaway Circus
Josh Aviner and Lyndsay Magid
See five of the best juggling, contortion, acrobatic, and dance acts and learn about future of the world’s oldest art form.
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Justin Sight
Magician
Look for Justin Sight around the FoST Festival campus as he performs amazing feats of magic.
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Tiny Flying Interactive Robots
Marco Tempest
Cyber illusionist Marco Tempest and his 20 little drones take you on a journey into a world where anything is possible.
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Broken Bone Bathtub
Siobhan O’Loughlin
Broken Bone Bathtub is an immersive theater project that takes place entirely in a bathtub, exploring themes of trauma, suffering, human generosity, vulnerability, and connection.
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The Westerlies
New York–based Brass Quartet
The Westerlies present a unique and panoramic view of chamber music steeped in folk-oriented roots.
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Notes and Keys
Columbia University's A Capella Group
Notes and Keys is Columbia University's oldest and finest co-ed a capella group, performing a diverse repertoire that spans decades.
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The Pigeoning
Robin Frohardt
A full-length puppetry play for grown-ups, The Pigeoning follows Frank, an office safety enthusiast, as he investigates a possible pigeon conspiracy.
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Yago de Quay
Video Mapping Dance
This multimedia spectacle features a tai chi dancer, a Broadway singer, and stunning immersive visuals.
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Sam Sax
Award-Winning Poet
Sam Sax is an award-winning poet who performs poems of hope, grief, desire, outrage, loss, and witness.
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Improv Cage Match
Rumpleteaser and What I Did for Love
Rumpleteaser and What I Did for Love perform their set timed by an onstage clock, and you vote via secret ballot for the more dominant competitor.
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FOST SUMMIT

Reeps One
Artist and Producer
Early Grime instrumentation, the rich darkness of London's electronic leftism, and delicate vocals bleed through Reeps One's entirely organic live show, in which he builds compositions using nothing but vocals.
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Justin Sight
Magician
Look for Justin Sight around the FoST campus as he performs amazing feats of magic.
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The Westerlies
New York–based Brass Quartet
The Westerlies present a unique and panoramic view of chamber music steeped in folk-oriented roots.
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Jolie Môme
French Jazz Band
Jolie Môme brings you the music of Edith Piaf and other renowned singers of the “chanson réaliste” era, with hits from the 1920s through the 1950s.
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FlexN
The DREAM Ring
Led by founder Reggie (Regg Roc) Gray and his dance company, The D.R.E.A.M. Ring, FLEXN uses breathtaking movement to confront the disparities of social justice and explore the personal narratives of company members.
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Yago de Quay
Video Mapping Dance
This multimedia spectacle features a tai chi dancer, a Broadway singer, and stunning immersive visuals.
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Broken Bone Bathtub
Siobhan O’Loughlin
Broken Bone Bathtub is an immersive theater project that takes place entirely in a bathtub, exploring themes of trauma, suffering, human generosity, vulnerability, and connection.
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Bella Gaia
Origin Stories
Origin Stories is a live theater performance that brings to life Rumi's poetry in 3D augmented reality, with holographic animated objects and characters interacting with live dancers.
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Ryan Heffington
Director, Dance Mafia
Ryan Heffington is a performance artist, choreographer, and designer. He collaborated with Sia on her “Chandelier” music video, which is ranked as one of the most watched videos in history.
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Break Free: A Musical Collaboration with Artificial Intelligence
Taryn Southern and Amper AI
Singer/songwriter/YouTube star Taryn Southern sings the debut song "Break Free" from her album I AM AI, composed entirely with artificial intelligence.
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The Pigeoning
Robin Frohardt
A full-length puppetry play for grown-ups, The Pigeoning follows Frank, an office safety enthusiast, as he investigates a possible pigeon conspiracy.
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