Introducing our 2020 Artists’ Award recipients!

Thomas/Ortiz Dance, Dance

Emily Breeze, Drama

Skyler Hagner, Music

Julie Fitzpatrick, Spoken Word

Iddi Saaka, Dance

Dimensional Dance, Dance

These six Connecticut performing artists will each receive a $2,500 grant to create new work and premiere it at the 2021 Guilford Performing Arts Festival. We couldn’t be more thrilled to support the creativity of these talented people, especially during a pandemic that has made this an especially challenging year for performers. We couldn’t do it without the help of our dedicated donors, and we extend special thanks to Carol Sirot and an anonymous donor, who each funded an award in its entirety, and to the many who pitched in via the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s Great Give campaign in the spring. For more about the 2020 Artists’ Awards, click here.

2021 Festival

Dates set! September 23-26, 2021

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