HOLDEN + The Resource Exchange

  We’re glad that we were able to supply reused building materials for an exciting new production that’s playing in Philadelphia this October. The crew from George & Co. came into The Resource Exchange to find some reclaimed materials to support their production, HOLDEN, which is playing at FringeArts October 8th-17th. The team was able to use a lot of building supplies that we salvaged from the strikes other local artistic productions. HOLDEN uses plywood and 2x4s that The Resource Exchange saved from the set of a major motion picture that was shot recently in Philadelphia. The design crew also used salvaged theatre … Continue reading

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Creative Reuse in Found Theater Company’s “City of Woes”

Production photos by Harish Pathak Our reCreate Featured Artists of July, Found Theater Company, opened their Philly Fringe show, City of Woes, last night! “Inspired by the Gothic religious vision, torments, and personages of Dante’s Inferno, but seen through the lens of the hardboiled noir style of 1940s crime fiction, Found’s poetic storytelling and impactful imagery evince an effective synthesis of the two,” says Deb Miller of Phindie, “…a haunting foray into death, accountability, despair, and hope…[a] profound performance.”   Found always tries to use reused or recycled materials in their performance in some way. In fact, the troupe has been coming … Continue reading

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Philly Phreak Show!

  Philly Phreak Show is the Philadelphia Regional Burning Man Midway Project for 2015. Their Museum of Oddities and Curiosities is currently on tour for the Summer collecting artistry and stories to share along the way. The Phreak Show crew came to The Resource Exchange to collect building and craft materials to help make their installation that is inspired by the Mutter Museum.They used odds and ends found in the random room, hardware, fabric, canvas, frames, and many cans of house paint. “The 6 cans we got there saved us $150 which was immense in the limited grant budget we had … Continue reading

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