Planet Ant

Planet Ant Theatre

 

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Learn from the best.

The Planet Ant Training Center offers world class instruction in improv, comedy writing, sketch video, musical improv, and acting.

 

Introduction To Improv (August/September 2018)
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upcoming Workshop

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vidlings + tapeheads

Film Festival | 2018

celebrating unconventional stories in film + music + art

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July 27, 28, 29*, 2018




The second-annual Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival is July 27 & 28, 2018 at Ant Hall & Ghost Light in Hamtramck. The fest features forty-five short filmsnine live music performances curated by Detroit’s Seraphine Collective, a group art exhibition, and the Michigan Premiere of feature documentary, Man in Camo, with NYC director Ethan Minsker in attendance!

Man in Camo screens Friday July, 27 at 8 PM, followed by live music at our opening night party.

All short programs take place throughout Saturday, July 28 featuring the following blocks: Made in MichiganDocumentaryFiction, and Animation—live music to be performed between blocks and headlining the night’s festivities.

*Sunday July 29's Award Ceremony brunch and excursion is closed to the public, but available for VIP Passholders, volunteers, performing musicians, artists, and the filmmakers themselves.

 

 

 

the daedalus 2 mission: A Space Opera

The New Galactic Rock Fantasy

Created by Jim Territo

August 3 + 4 | 8p | Ant Hall

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When does Artificial Intelligence stop being artificial? Follow a team of A.I. space probes on a journey of discovery, loss, and affirmation at the edge of space and time.

Music by Jim Territo | Lyrics by Jim & Joe Territo

Direction by Rachel Biber | Musical Direction by Jim Territo
Costumes by Michael Ameloot & Buddy VanLoon

Featuring:
Paco Higdon (Captain)
Maya Gangadharan (Navigation)
Willa Rae Adamo (Artillery)
Jack Bennett (Analysis)
Hannah Taubitz (Maintenance)
Tiaja Sabrie (Recon. / Comm.)
Victoria Rose Weatherspoon (Recon. / Comm.)
Rollo Michael Rollin (Black Box) 
 

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An all-original production from The Annoyance Theatre (Chicago)... 

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August 10 + 11 | Ant Hall | 8p 

Shark Tank: the Musical
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Shark Tank: the Musical


Annoyance Theatre & Bar (Chicago) bring their hit show to Planet Ant

Written by Jennifer Estlin + Greg Ott | Music by Lisa McQueen
Directed by Duke Harbison | Music Direction by Matthew Pollack


Ever watch the tv show Shark Tank and think, “that show would make a great musical"...?

Well, your friends at The Annoyance did. A great cast of Annoyance regulars play your favorite sharks Mark, Daymond, Kevin, Lori, Barbara, and Robert; along with all kinds of characters and their crazy pitches as they try to land a deal. Come with some good ideas, because you just might find that you’re pitching, too! Never seen the show? You’ll end up a fan!



**Please note: this parody does not conform to the language requirements of the FCC for television.**


About The Annoyance: 
For 30 years, The Annoyance Theatre has created some of Chicago’s finest comedy. Home of the longest running musical Co-ed Prison Sluts, The Annoyance uses improvisation to create new and original plays, musicals, sketch-comedy and more in a vibrant, uncensored atmosphere. The Annoyance has created over 250 shows, comprised of improvisation, sketch, full-length plays, cabaret, and full-length musicals. Hundreds of people have performed in Annoyance shows, and you see many of them today on stage, in films, and on television.
(learn more at theannoyance.com
 


LIMITED DETROIT RUN — ONLY TWO PERFORMANCES! 
8/10 + 8/11 | Friday + Saturday | 8p

Shark Tank: the Musical
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Planet Ant is a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional theatre and performance venue that seeks to build community by facilitating artistic expression and collaboration in theatre, music, film and other visual and performing arts; to promote artistic freedom and expand stage access; and to enrich individual artists through training, coaching and networking.


 
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