SEASON 30 | October 2017

Erszebet Bathori's Naked Feast
October 14, 2017

A performance installation cocktail party
Benefitting The VORTEX—
30 Years of Truth and Thunder as
Austin’s Pioneering Alternative Theatre

      The Bloody Countess of Hungary rips it wide open for Halloween with Erzsebet Bathori’s Naked Feast on Saturday, October 14. An annual fundraiser for The VORTEX, this year’s Naked Feast launches 30 Years of Truth and Thunder, our 30th season of new work. Previous Naked Feasts have included Salvador Dali’s Naked Feast and Naked Feast: Atlantis. Now there will be blood, vampires, and undead. A bloody good time. Costumes strongly encouraged. Performance of Vampyress included in the cost of admission at 8pm (limited seating, first come, first served).

      Admission includes the performance of Vampyress (limited seating, first come, first served), Erzsebet’s Table of lavish bites, Dracula’s Desserts, Chocolate Blood Fountain, Silent Auction, Costume Contest, Vye’s Hookah Cavern, Bex’s Bloody Beauty Lab, swinging Jazz band, Shot Luge, Vampire Open Mic, DJ, Dancing, and Salvador Dali as Count Dracula. The Silent Auction includes beautiful, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted arts, dinners from local business partners, professional services, and a brand-new, super cool hoverboard! Join us to celebrate 30 years of Truth and Thunder with a big bite of Naked Feast.

      The VORTEX Mission: We conjure and navigate the storm of imagination with urgent, unashamed art that dares to dream the world in which we want to live. This magic emanates from our cultural harbor, embraces diverse communities, breaks down barriers, and opens channels for vital exchange.


        $30-$50-$100 All tickets include entertainment and hors d’oeuvres.
        Erzsebet Bathori’s Naked Feast is not a traditional seated event. Audience will stand, move, and mingle. Limited seating for those who need it.

        • $50 General Admission- Entertainment and hors d’oeuvres
        • $30 Discount (Artist, Student, Senior)- Entertainment and hors d’oeuvres
        • $100 BEST VALUE - VIP Guaranteed Seating for Vampyress, 2 Vampyress cocktails, entertainment, and hors d’oeuvres.
        • *****$1000 Hurricane- A Permanent Brick on our Legacy Walk, VIP Guaranteed Seating for Vampyress, 2 Vampyress cocktails, entertainment, and hors d’oeuvres.

        Warning:  Nudity, Violence, Blood, and Thrills.  For Mature Audiences.

        Vintage Vampyress Scene:

        The VORTEX is funded and supported in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.