We’re Going to Do This Thing!

We’re Going to Do This Thing!

It’s late April, and things are warming up, looking up and opening up on the Shoreline—as we busily plan this fall’s Guilford Performing Arts Festival! We believe it’s essential that we finally come together again for live performance, though because of the impact of...
Festival Announces 2020 Artists’ Award Recipients

Festival Announces 2020 Artists’ Award Recipients

Dimensional Dance Skyler Hagner Iddi Saaka Thomas/Ortiz Dance Emily Breeze Marialena DiFabbio Julie Fitzpatrick We’re excited to announce that we’ve named six Connecticut performing artists as recipients of our 2020 Artists’ Awards. Each awardee will get a...
Connecticut Offers Grants to Artists in Pandemic

Connecticut Offers Grants to Artists in Pandemic

Recognizing that artists provide inspiration, connection, and education, particularly at times when the creative sector is needed most, the Connecticut Office of the Arts – a state office housed within the Department of Economic and Community Development – today...
Artists’ Award Criteria & Rules

Artists’ Award Criteria & Rules

OverviewThe Guilford Performing Arts Festival Artists’ Awards were created to support the development of new work by Connecticut performing artists and to provide a vehicle for premiering new work at the festival. They are artistic/creativity awards, not income-relief...
Artists’ Awards Grant Applications Open May 31

Artists’ Awards Grant Applications Open May 31

We’re tripling the number of Artists’ Awards this year to six, and the total grant money available to $15,000, in an effort to support the creation of new work by Connecticut performing artists and provide some relief for artists who have lost income during the...