Festival Schedule

Friday and Saturday shows are
at the Baltimore Theatre Project.
Doors open at 7:30pm.
Shows start at 8:30pm sharp.

Thursday and Sunday are on Twitch.

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High Jinx     (public performances)


Thursday 9/23 8:30pm

Ensemble sets from around the world only at High Zero's Twitch stream. More info coming soon.!

Friday 9/24 8:30pm

Live, in person performances at the Baltimore Theatre Project More info coming soon.!

Saturday 9/25 8:30pm
Live, in person performances at the Baltimore Theatre Project More info coming soon.!

Sunday 9/26 8:30pm
Solo sets from around the world only at High Zero's Twitch stream. More info coming soon.!

While the main stage is invitation-only and booked a year in advance, there are many opportunities to perform at High Zero through High Jinx, our broadly participatory, informal and unofficial site specific and street performances held throughout the city starting a week before the festival, which are some of the wildest and most inspired public art events in Baltimore. PARTICIPATE AT YOUR OWN RISK!

What kind of High Jinx have we done in the past? Check out these great photos from 2008 at the bottom of the documentation page!

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What do High Jinx need?

Directors: People who can decide on an event, organize it (what, where, who and when) and then follow through and execute it. This can be a simple event with one director/performer standing on a street corner or a complex event with many involved.

Performers: People who either have skills which satisfy the needs of a particular perfomance or people who want to perform in something that doesn't need specific skills

Places: A great site can dictate what should be perfomed there (ex. crossing over). Or, a great site can be perfect for anything you put in it.

Documenters: Video cameras, journalists, poets, photographers, sound recordists, spys.

Creative thinkers: High Jinx is almost "anything goes". Simple ideas can make beautiful events. What can you amplify? (knitting needles) Take the mundane and over emphasize it (ultrareductionist library band). Make music out of almost nothing by meerly changing the context of existing sounds (honkers). Just act silly (the hat band). Be visual (folded paper). Be weird (crossing over). Be conventional (music games). Show off your basement projects (invented instrument)

Promoters: People who'll tell people what's happening, where and when, post to email lists, put up flyers. People who will bring more people to get involved.


Schedule your own High Jinx performance.

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