Shoreline Ballet Sponsors Festival, Curates Dance Program

Shoreline Ballet Sponsors Festival, Curates Dance Program

So many thanks to Shoreline Ballet and its director, Katie Contessa, for sponsoring the 2019 festival at the Major level! This outstanding dance studio in Guilford is helping support the cost of an innovative dance performance, teaching and public-service program,...

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Benefit Dinner on the Green to Kick off Festival

Benefit Dinner on the Green to Kick off Festival

The 2019 Guilford Performing Arts Festival will kick off on Thursday, September 26, with an exclusive Dinner on the Green for patrons and guests, held under a tent on the historic Guilford town green.The elegant evening will feature a farm-to-table-style dinner with...

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Festival Announces Two Dozen More Performers

Festival Announces Two Dozen More Performers

We've just announced a second wave of 24 performers, bringing to more than 60 the number of artists committed to the 2019 festival. More performers, including several national “marquee” names and artists who will teach in the public schools, will be announced in the...

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First Wave of 2019 Performers Announced

First Wave of 2019 Performers Announced

We’re very excited to announce that we’ve lined up 38 performers in our first wave of commitments to the 2019 festival! We’re continuing to review applications and will announce a second wave, including several national “marquee” names, in early July. A full schedule...

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Essex Savings Bank Joins Festival as Sponsor

Welcome and thank you to Essex Savings Bank, which has signed on as a festival sponsor for the first time, joining us at the Silver level.Based in Essex, the 168-year-old bank has Shoreline branches in Madison. Old Saybrook and Old Lyme.We appreciate your...

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Welcome, Mia Kriksciun!

Welcome, Mia Kriksciun!

Those of you who have met or spoken to her already know this, but we’re very fortunate to have Mia Sage Kriksciun working with us this summer as an intern, helping out in marketing and production. Mia’s a recent graduate of Middletown High School, a singer,...

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Guilford Foundation Renews Support for Festival

Guilford Foundation Renews Support for Festival

The Guilford Foundation, whose initial grant provided the seed money for the first Guilford Performing Arts Festival in 2017, is supporting us in 2019 with another substantial grant.Funding from the foundation has been critical in enabling us to bring a few national...

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Whitfield & Water Shoppes Sponsors Festival

Whitfield & Water Shoppes Sponsors Festival

Whitfield & Water Shoppes, a collection of stores, offices and residences in downtown Guilford, is supporting us as a platinum-level sponsor and exclusive sponsor of a patrons’ event that will open the 2019 festival. Watch this space, as we plan to announce...

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