Tag Archives: Rogue Festival

From the Archives: Rehearsal Notes to Myself

In 2007, I was working on my first Rogue Festival show – an original play written in iambic pentameter called “All’s Red that’s Riding Hood” written by Terrance Mc Arthur. It was the winner of an original playwrighting competition at Woodward Shakespeare Festival. I had a very game and supportive cast and a very philosophical turn of mind at that time.

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Grant Evan Knutson – Fresno may not have AS MUCH as SOME cities, but what Fresno does, it usually does very, very well.

In the past few months, I’ve experienced several incidents of the “Fresno Apology Moment.” It’s that moment when you’re out of town, you mention you’re from Fresno, and people give you their sympathy. Nothing pisses off an Angeleno more than when you refuse to accept their sympathy, believe me! As often as not, though, the anti-Fresno vibe […]

To Fresno: The Bohemia of California

Just finished the Rogue Performance Festival, which means I’m slowly coming back to myself after going a bit mad. I have one more major event to finish through next weekend, then I refocus to some work with StageWorks Fresno and (one hopes) a few of my own creative projects over the summer. Jaguar is working […]

Great Expectations at the Rogue Festival

Today was the last day of the annual Rogue Performance Festival here in Fresno. For well over a dozen years, Marcel Nunis’ vision for a place to have new and unusual work find an audience in Fresno has come alive in the Tower District. But what attitudes about new and unusual work has Fresno brought […]