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"They keep getting better and better every year!" - Good Day Orlando

Join with the critically acclaimed Victorian Horror Troupe "Phantasmagoria" - called "One of the most unique theater troupes in the country" by Good Day Atlanta - as they draw you into the world of their "Dark Carnival". Tales of terror mix with haunted poetry, Phantastical dance and much, MUCH more! Journey with them as they weave their tapestry of dark and whimsically macabre entertainments in this special event entertainment occurring throughout the FANTASM ORLANDO Weekend (stay tuned for times and additional information.)

Phantasmagoria's "Dark Carnival" is a separately ticketed, interactive, weekend long event taking place it it's own dedicated space.

Phantasmagoria Disclaimer: With the utmost of responsibility and caution Phantasmagoria will go above and beyond any social distancing, health, and safety protocols present in October of 2021 to keep the performers, the patrons/audience, and all staff in the safest of conditions. Event information will be updated as we come closer to October.
Location: Main Events
Time: All 3 Days! Peformance times TBD
Pricing: $10 per person per show

In addition to the performances of "Dark Carnival" the Phantasmagoria troupe will be offering a series of Panels and Workshops on Saturday in Gatlin A2! Panels and Workshops are free, but if you enjoy, tips are encouraged!

11:00am - Dirty Swash / Stage Combat Workshop (Free)
A glimpse into the mind of Fight Director Bill Warriner (Phantasmagoria's Wilhelm). From concept to performance, an overview of the process of creating exciting fights in unexpected ways.

12:00 pm - Mark Muncy Author Panel (Free)
Author Mark Muncy ("Eerie Florida", "Freaky Florida") joins with our Phantasmagoria storytellers as they perform sections from his "Eerie Florida" series of books, including Q & A opportunities!

1:00pm - Belly Dance with Seraphina! (Free)
Learn the basic steps and movements of fusion belly dance with Serafina Schiano (Phantasmagoria's Seraphina). Covered are proper posture, strong arm positions, and layer isolations to create a fun and dynamic choreography.

2:00pm - Owl Goingback Author Panel (Free)
Join Storytellers from Phantasmagoria alongside award winning author Owl Goingback ("Coyote Rage", "Crota") as they perform excerpts from his Tales of Terror, including Q & A opportunities!

3:00 pm - Dark Carnival "Taste and Treat" Show One (Ticketed)
4:00 pm - Dark Carnival "Taste and Treat" Show Two (Ticketed)
5:00 pm - Dark Carnival "Taste and Treat" Show Three (Ticketed)

6:00pm - Jackie Sonnenberg Author Panel (Free)
Author Jackie Sonnenberg ("The Little Dog Laughed", "The Lamb was Sure to Go") joins with our Phantasmagoria storytellers as they perform sections from his "Eerie Florida" series of books, including Q & A opportunities!

7:00pm - Burlesque Workshop with Duvessa (Free)
Join Elaine "Lanie" Hoxie (Phantasmagoria's Duvessa) as she shares a side of herself you never get to see in a Phantasmagoria show, with a Burlesque Basics Workshop.


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