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Trash Dance Screening and Talk

Presented by Forklift Danceworks at Pioneer Farms, Austin TX

Jul 10 2021
Trash Dance Screening and Talk

Forklift Danceworks will be presenting a free-with-reservation screening of Andrew Garrison’s film “Trash Dance” followed by a QnA with the director and film stars hosted by Philly’s Terrill Haigler (@yafavtrashman)

The Trash Project, a dance with 24 sanitation workers and 16 large vehicles of Austin Resource Recovery premiered on the misty Mueller tarmac in 2009. The documentary Trash Dance chronicled what it took to make trash trucks and workers dance on that tarmac and how hundreds of Austinites in the audience saw sanitation work and workers in a new light. Directed by local filmmaker Andrew Garrison, the film provides a special look at this year-long collaborative artmaking process led by

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Tickets are free but must be reserved ahead of time due to capacity limitations.

Contact: (512) 222-5287



  • Official Trailer for Andrew Garrison's "Trash Dance" (2013)


Pioneer Farms

10621 Pioneer Farms Drive, Austin, TX 78754

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Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by grants from Bloomberg Philanthropies, Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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