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RIT events at Rochester Fringe Festival

Rochester Institute of Technology is proud to be a sponsor of the 2016 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival. RIT is renowned for intertwining the arts with technology and innovation. And the campus is home to three world-class galleries. Now you can see RIT’s arts community come to life at the Fringe with more than 30 performances and exhibits.

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All performances are free.

Interpreter Performance = Interpreted Performance

Ongoing Events

Sept. 2–25

Gallery r

Denton Crawford: Savage Sanctuary

Sept. 15–24

Little Theatre 2-5 Lobby

Osher Lifelong Learning Art Display

RIT’s Photo House

Friday, Sept. 16

Little Café

Al Biles and GenJam (music)
5:30-6:30 pm

The Galileo Band (music) Interpreter Performance
8:00-9:30 pm

Little Theatre 1

Algorave Lite: Live Coding Algorithmic Dance Music (dance)
5:30-6:00 pm

WADAIKO: Japanese Taiko Drumming (music)
7:00-8:00 pm

Saturday, Sept. 17

Little Café

Al Biles and GenJam (music)
5:30-6:30 pm

Little Theatre 1

RIT School of Film & Animation, 2015 Student Honors Show (film)
11:30 am-4:00 pm

RIT A Cappella Hour (music)
5:00-6:00 pm

RIT Bhangra (dance)
6:30-6:45 pm

RIT Players Fringe Show (theatre)
7:30-8:00 pm

Sup?—The College Rock Band from RIT (music)
9:00-10:00 pm

Sunday, Sept. 18

Little Theatre 1

Dances from East Asia (dance)
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Improvisation with Sound and Image (multidisciplinary)
1:15-2:15 pm

Thomas Warfield—Creating Dance/Building Relationships (theatre) Interpreter Performance
3:00-4:15 pm

Resonant Freqs: Surveying the Spectrum (multidisciplinary)
5:00-6:00 pm

RIT Big Shot No. 32: Sunday, Sept. 18 - Kodak Tower from 7:30 – 8:30 pm. Be a part of history and help us “paint with light”. Event is free and open to the public. For more info visit

Friday, Sept. 23

Little Café

Al Biles and GenJam (music)
5:30-6:30 pm

The Brick City Singers (music)
7:00-7:30 pm

Little Theatre 1

Farewell to Dawn: A Mixed Reality Dance Performance in a Virtual Space (multidisciplinary)
5:30-6:30 pm

Eight Beat Measure A Cappella (music)
8:00-8:30 pm NEWLY ADDED

HARRY’S LOST HEART & OTHER MISPLACED ORGANS: An evening with Howie Lester, Episode 5 (music)
8:00-9:00 pm

9:30-11:00 pm

Saturday, Sept. 24

Little Café

RIT Vocal Accent (music)
12:00-12:30 pm

A Portrait of Words (poetry)
12:45-1:00 pm

RIT Surround Sound A Cappella (music)
1:30-2:00 pm

RIT’s Proof of Purchase Co-ed A Cappella (music)
2:30-3:00 pm

Encore A Cappella Group (music)
3:30-4:00 pm

Little Theatre 1

A Little Ukulele Concert (music) Interpreter Performance
11:30 am-12:00 pm

Dangerous Signs: Hands Full of Shakespeare (theatre) Interpreter Performance
1:00-1:50 pm

Resonant Freqs: Surveying the Spectrum (multidisciplinary)
3:00-4:00 pm

Out of Sync (multidisciplinary)
5:00-6:00 pm

RIT Improv: On the Fringe (comedy) Interpreter Performance
7:00-10:00 pm

Sign language interpreting will be provided upon request, subject to availability. RIT members may request at Community members should contact Lynn Rowoth, Asst. VP, RIT Special Events and Conferences: 585-475-7408; with your specific access service needs as far in advance as possible.

For more information, contact Lynn Rowoth, Asst. VP, RIT Special Events and Conferences: 585-475-7408;