Robot Dance-Off 2016: Cyber Noir Beach Party!

For our 5th Annual Robot Dance-Off, we are zooming down to New Britain this year, where The Desultory Theatre Club has partnered with the New Britain Museum of American Art to bring you…

Museum After Dark: Cyber-Noir Beach Party!!!

Step 1: Decide to attend as a human, robo-detective, cyborg beach bunny, or 8-bit sea creature made from recycled materials.
Step 2: Show up and short out the competition’s circuit boards with your smooth moves.

Prizes will be awarded for Best Overall Robot, Hottest Motherboard, and Robot with the Best Dance Moves.

Dr. M at last year's Robot Dance Off - photo by Carrie Vibert

Professor M at last year’s Robot Dance Off – photo by Carrie Vibert

Knock your nuts and bolts around to surf rock by The Clams, get down to DJ zErp‘s spins… (sure enough to blow your circuits!).

Sarah B. Sweet at last year's Robot Dance-Off - photo by Carrie Vibert

Sarah B. Sweet at last year’s Robot Dance-Off – photo by Carrie Vibert

Bonus: experience this year’s M(art)ket, a silent auction featuring original local art, wine tastings at area vineyards, Central Rock Gym climbing passes, and the latest NBMAA merchandise and membership options.

Friday, August 12, 2016 – 8-11PM
Admission: $20 Members | $25 non-Members (which includes entrance to the galleries and exhibitions, live music, beer, wine, and light snacks)
$5 cash bar mixed drinks

Purchase tickets online: http://www.nbmaa.org/event/cyber-noir-beach-party
Check out the Facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/584212281759865/

Online ticket sales end one week prior to the event. Tickets purchased online will be redeemed at the prepaid check-in table the night of the event. Costumes cannot extend more than 12 inches in any direction off a person; those that do may be adjusted or require removal.

For more information, please contact the NBMAA Front Desk at (860) 229-0257, ext. 0, or email frontdesk@nbmaa.org.

New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT 06052

A Birthday Bash Like No Other!

With all this snow, it’s easy to forget what we’re still living in this area for. Then something comes around like the Electro Swing Birthday Bash and it becomes clear once more!

The Desultory Theatre Club's Electro Swing Birthday Bash

Join us for our big birthday bash on February 28th when The Desultory Theatre Club celebrates 4 years of bringing the best entertainment to the area!

Put on your glad rags and get ready to dance the night away!

DJ zErp will be there, spinning the hippest Electro Swing on the East Coast! Preston Parish‘s duo, Milltown Swing, will provide the jazz! And don’t forget Dot Mitzvah and Kitty Katastrophe–the best in burlesque to be found all around!

Tickets are $10 at the door–21 and over only.

Doors open at 8:30
Music Starts at 8:45

No Gifts Needed… Just Bring Your Bad Self.

(And all your friends, of course!)


Bachi’s Upstairs Club

46 East Main Street — Torrington, CT

Celebrate 4 Years with Us at the Electro Swing Birthday Bash!

Come one! Come all!!

Get ready to get back on that dance floor… It’s The Desultory Theatre Club‘s “Electro Swing Birthday Bash”!! Join up with the club to celebrate with us as we pass 4 years of age and march right into our 5th exciting year!!

The Desultory Theatre Club's Electro Swing Birthday BashBreak out those dancing shoes and come check out our venue for the evening, Bachi’s, and their super-cool 2nd floor nightclub.

Live Jazz from Preston Parish‘s Duo, Milltown Swing!

The best in Burlesque! CT’s own Dot Mitzvah “The Juicest Jewess this side of the Wailing Wall”! and Kitty Katastrophe “Elm City’s Nudie Cutie”!

And the spinning styles of DJ to the stars… DJ Zerp!! He’ll make sure you’re hit with some of the hottest, coolest, and hippest Electro Swing on the East coast!!

And that, my friends, makes quite the party!

Tickets: $10 at the door.

Doors open at 8:30
Music Starts at 8:45

21 and Over.

No Gifts Needed… Just Bring Your Bad Self.

(And all your friends)


Bachi’s Upstairs Club

46 East Main Street – Torrington, CT

Black Light Dance Party

Blacklight Dance Party

The Northwest corner is about to get a little taste of NYC’s hottest dance clubs…

…as The Desultory Theatre Club joins forces with JHM Entertainment to bring you the Black Light Dance Party!!! DJ zErp, Ant LaRock, and Jeff Who? will bring you a wicked night of hip-hop, electro, house, and dance music! Tickets are only $10 and can be ordered now from http://www.jasonhartentertainment.com/ – PLUS the first 25 online pre-orders receive a beer token redeemable for one free domestic beer ($5 value)!!!


December 5, 2014 – 9 PM – 21+ only

Bachi’s Upstairs Club

46 East Main Street – Torrington, CT

ROBOT DANCE OFF 2014!!!

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ROBOTS INVADE TORRINGTON THIS WEEKEND!!!

Join a robot invasion this weekend! On Saturday 3/29 at 10pm, the Desultory Theatre Club will present their 2nd annual Robot Dance Off: 2014 hosted by Snapper Magee’s at 178 Water Street in Torrington, CT. Nationally recognized musical acts including Ghost & Goblin, the Fantastic Plastics and The Super Scenics will provide the live music. Although wearing a robot costume is not required for attendance, Keith Paul, the artistic director of the Desultory Theatre Club, advises that prizes will be handed out for Best in Show, Sexiest and Robot with the Best Dance Moves.

“Last year’s event was filled with so many surprises,” said Paul. “People traveled from all over to be there, I can only imagine how amazing and crazy this years’ Dance Off will be!”
Tickets will be available at the door when they open at 9pm.

Let’s put some FUN in Fundraiser!!

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Can’t make our Fundraiser tomorrow night but still want to help us out with a little $$$? You can make checks out to The Desultory Theatre Club and send them to 48 Main Street – Torrington, CT 06790. You can also sponsor a new seat for $50! Make sure to Include name you would like to have on placard.

Thank you all so very much for your support!!