20th Anniversary Festivities
26 Aug 2016
"I STILL CAN'T BELIEVE IT, THE SERENDIPITY THAT BROUGHT US TOGETHER AT SWARTHMORE COLLEGE SO MANY MOONS AGO," VAN REIGERSBERG SAYS. "WE WANT TO KEEP SURPRISING EACH OTHER, AND THE AUDIENCE, FOR MANY YEARS MORE. WE WANT TO KEEP DOING THE NEXT HARDEST THING." (Read the entire Inquirer article online.)
Last May, Pig Iron celebrated 20 years of existence with a weekend chock-full of parties and performances. Here's a list of the events we held to commemorate two decades of exuberant and unusual performance-making:
Tuesday, May 17, 7:30-9:30pm
Opening reception, Pig Iron 20th anniversary fine art print preview party. Friends of Pig Iron were the first to see commissioned 20th anniversary prints at a cocktail reception in the White Space.
Saturday, May 21, 4:00pm; Sunday, May 22, 2:00pm
Influential Pig Iron collaborators Teater Slava, visiting from Sweden, presented their haunting musical work TWINE. MEASURE. CUT. in Studio 1.
Saturday, May 21, 5:30pm on
Street-side food trucks provided dinner.
Saturday, May 21, 7:30pm
A reading of Pig Iron’s 2001 collaboration with Joseph Chaikin, Shut Eye in Studio 1.
Saturday, May 21, 9:00-11:00pm
A dance party for anyone who loves Pig Iron featuring Pig Iron School alumni-stars Red 40 and the Last Groovement.
20th Anniversary FESTIVITIES Sponsors
We extend our sincere thanks to the following organizations and individuals for their support of our 20th anniversary festivities.
Thank you to our FESTIVITIES producers, sponsors, and supporters!
Laraine and Peter Rothenberg
Bill and Marilyn Bauriedel
Mark and Bernadette Langdon
Penn Treaty Special Services District
Shelley Green and Michael Golden
David and Helen Pudlin
Richard Quinn and Karen Kruza
Scott Reynolds and Melinda Yin
Fernando and Stephanie van Reigersberg