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"Perhaps the most underground and avant-garde of the neo-vaudillian performances in southern California is the Dr. Schüler Medicine Show." -Dance Magazine

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Medicine Show

The illustrious Dr. Schüler and a multitude of favourite performers take audiences on a strange, wonderful journey that beguiles the senses. Highlights from past events have included:

El Cid Flamenco Theater, Los Angeles:

  • Stacy Dawson-Stearns' luscious & livid white rabbit flamenco;
  • Katie Mushlin's all-American tap salute with burning sparklers;
  • The Reverend Jonny Wallet, Dashiell Eaves, and Ivan Delaforce with new-fangling country music;
  • Alex Staggs' new tales from the life of teen-angst postergirl, Shelly, with Jessica Kaman;
  • Jenny Seastone Stern's bold new dance from the resident martian;
  • Jonathan Stearns, deft musical interludes.

MET Theater, Hollywood:

  • Christian Meoli & Co.'s high-speed LAPD car chase;
  • Jason Ellis' live internet Sims avatars performing Oedipus Rex;
  • Wago Kreider's surrealist short, Marvelous Creatures;
  • Brian Chic, precision bullwhip artist;
  • Punk rock sensation The Irregars;
  • rock duo HEATH!

PRIZES! were awarded to lucky attendees: A year's supply of Rice-A-Roni, Turtle Wax, A toaster oven, an Electric Massager, a gift card to Arclight Cinemas and Amoeba Music in Hollywood. *

*100% of raffle proceeds benefit charities, including:
Médecins Sans Frontières (a.k.a. Doctors Without Borders) which delivers emergency aid to victims of armed conflict, epidemics, natural and man-made disasters, and to others who lack health care due to social or geographical isolation. and Nihewan Foundation Scholarship Program for Native American Education.

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