The FUSE! festival is a two weekend festival of open air and site responsive performance at Arcosanti, Arizona just under an hour north of Phoenix, Arizona.
Hosted by The Carpetbag Brigade Physical Theater company, The FUSE! Festival – Festival Uniting Spectacle + Ensemble encompasses the public performance events of the Global Stilt Congress.
In 2016 the FUSE Festival presented ‘Loup Garou’ performed by Nick Slie and ‘The Robes of St Anne’ performed by Circus Stella in conjunction with Arcosanti’s Italian Night ‘Acadiana’. As well as ‘The Equinox Legislation’ from Global Stilt Congress, including DJ Dirtyverbs Dance Party in the evening.
In 2015, the Festival presented The Carpetbag Brigade presents acrobatic stilts performance CALLINGS, Wise Fool’s aerial and acrobatic stilts performance FLEXIONand the Global Stilt Congress site responsive performance ‘The Legislation: Food and Shelter.