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Guilford Performing Arts Festival

September 26 - September 29

Free

A four-day feast of performing arts, featuring more than 70 FREE live shows and workshops in music, dance, drama, storytelling, circus arts, interactive music making and theater, plus events for kids. Shows will take place all over downtown Guilford, with a main stage in a tent on the historic town green.  Performances will take place in churches, a cafe, a bookstore, a gallery, the community center and historic homes. The Guilford High School’s Performance Arts Center will be the site of marquee performances by the internationally acclaimed dance company Pilobolus and the United States Coast Guard Band. Pilobolus and six other artists will teach performing-arts classes for Guilford High School students. Pilobolus will also lead dance and movement classes for the public, for residents of a senior living center, and for individuals who ambulate via crutches or wheelchairs. The Coast Guard Band will include a side-by-side performance with the Guilford High School Wind Ensemble in its show. The festival will present a rich and diverse set of local, regional and national musicians, composers, dancers, choreographers, playwrights, actors, poets, authors, teachers and storytellers in a lively context intended to entertain, educate and even change lives.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH

All events are FREE and open to the public. Some events require advance registration. Check the Festival website for details.

For additional information and a full schedule, please click here.

 

Details

Start:
September 26
End:
September 29
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://guilfordperformingartsfest.org

Venue

Multiple Guilford Venues
Guilford, CT 06437 United States + Google Map
Website:
guilfordperformingartsfest.org