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What Does Legacy Mean To You?

NXTHVN’s 2023-2024 Apprentices present their culminating exhibition, Legacy, What Does it Mean to You? to be displayed in the mobile art museum, cARTie, with tour stops throughout the New Haven area. The exhibition includes original pieces created by NXTHVN’s High School Apprentices as well as residents from the Hannah Gray Home in Dixwell that focus on the topic of legacy. In partnership, the Arts & Ideas High School Fellowship Program students will host a panel on the topic of legacy during the exhibition opening on June 22, 2024 at NXTHVN.

Anne Cubberly's Giant Puppets

Experience the whimsical magic of Anne Cubberly’s Giant Puppets as they roam the Green and Downtown New Haven! These colossal, colorful creations are more than just puppets—they’re vibrant reflections of our essence and the boundless spirit within us all. Don’t let their size intimidate you; instead, seek them out and bask in the awe- inspiring wonder they evoke.

CONTRA-TIEMPO: ¡AZÚCAR!

Embark on a transformative journey through “¡Azúcar!” CONTRA-TIEMPO’s newest theatrical dance work leans into Celia Cruz’s music as inspiration and delivers explosive salsa dancing while taking us through a truly Caribbean narrative. ¡AZÚCAR! explores our complex relationship with sugar and is a celebration of ancestral wisdom, also serving as an exploration of Afro-Latiné ancestral movement.

Elm Shakespeare’s Building a Brave New Theatre 2024

Elm Shakespeare’s annual discussion and performance series interrogates how Shakespeare serves the 21st Century and amplifies innovative and marginalized artistic voices. This year the series focuses on exploring Gender through Shakespeare. The Festival is thrilled to partner with Elm Shakespeare to present one event in this series as part of the Festival’s June 29 Ideas Summit: Intersections in the Arts. TRANSforming Shakespeare: How Creative Casting Makes Better Plays

CONTRA-TIEMPO: ¡AZÚCAR!

Embark on a transformative journey through “¡Azúcar!” CONTRA-TIEMPO’s newest theatrical dance work leans into Celia Cruz’s music as inspiration and delivers explosive salsa dancing while taking us through a truly Caribbean narrative. ¡AZÚCAR! explores our complex relationship with sugar and is a celebration of ancestral wisdom, also serving as an exploration of Afro-Latiné ancestral movement.

Anne Cubberly's Giant Puppets

Experience the whimsical magic of Anne Cubberly’s Giant Puppets as they roam the Green and Downtown New Haven! These colossal, colorful creations are more than just puppets—they’re vibrant reflections of our essence and the boundless spirit within us all. Don’t let their size intimidate you; instead, seek them out and bask in the awe- inspiring wonder they evoke.

Stir The Style: Destination New Haven

Join us for “Stir the Style – Destination New Haven” It’s not just a storytelling event; it’s a passport to adventure! Delve into a whirlwind of tales as we explore the diverse paths that led people to our vibrant city. From heartfelt memoirs to hilarious escapades, our storytellers will transport you through time and space using a variety of different storytelling genres. Get ready for an evening filled with laughter, tears, and endless inspiration. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable journey!

A Night of Poet Laureates

Get ready to be swept away at “A Night of Poet Laureates”! Join us for an electrifying evening filled with the power of words as three Connecticut poet laureates grace the stage with their mesmerizing performances. Feel the rhythm, hear the stories, and immerse yourself in the vibrant world of contemporary spoken word art. Let’s celebrate the diverse voices that make the Connecticut landscape so rich and dynamic. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable showcase of talent and expression!

The Red Trouser Show

Get ready for The Red Trouser Show! Circus stunts, precision acrobatics, and comedy collide in this electrifying performance! David Graham and Tobin Renwick, lifelong friends since 1st grade and Circus Smirkus alumni, bring two decades of world-traveling expertise to their production. With non-stop action and heart-pounding excitement, you’ll be laughing and cheering from start to finish. Don’t miss out on this award-winning spectacle that promises thrills, spills, and plenty of laughter!

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