A note from the director

Portrait of Rob Richter '82, Director of Arts Programming.
Robert A. Richter '82, Director of Arts Programming

Normally the coming season would be filled with a diverse array of live performances by music, theater and dance artists. But these are not normal times.  We are adapting to the current circumstances and looking forward to the day when audiences and artists can return to our theaters and concert halls and once again engage in that singular co-creative experience that is live performance.

In the meantime, we are at work assembling a program of unique performances and dialogues to share with you over the coming months.  So, please join our email list to receive announcements of upcoming events. 

- Robert A. Richter '82, Director of Arts Programming

  

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Guest Artist Series

Artists in performance
Marina Levitskaya

FALLING AND LOVING

ALL*ARTS Peak Performance HD Broadcast Premiere

Sunday, October 11, 8 p.m.

Co-directed by Anne Bogart and Elizabeth Streb
Adapted from the plays of Charles Mee
Created and Performed by SITI Company & STREB Extreme Action Company
 

FALLING & LOVING is an interdisciplinary production combining the forces of Elizabeth Streb and her company, STREB Extreme Action Company; with world-renowned theater director, Anne Bogart and SITI Company, Bogart’s New York based ensemble theater company; and playwright Charles L Mee. FALLING & LOVING combines STREB’s signature movement style – which thrills audiences with choreographed feats of physicality, scientifically planned chaos, strength, risk, grace and elegance – with SITI Company’s eloquent interpretations of Charles Mee’s stunning language.

 The performance of FALLING & LOVING will be available for view beginning October 11 at 8 p.m. and through the month of November at: https://allarts.org/programs/peak-hd/falling-loving-61jt8a/

Join us for an exclusive virtual discussion with Anne Bogart, Elizabeth Streb and company members on Wednesday, November 18 at noon.  Here is a link to the event program Falling & Loving Q&A Program.

 

 

Free Admission

 

Guest Artist Series

Artists in performance
Marina Levitskaya

FALLING & LOVING Behind-the-Scenes Multimedia Artist Talk w/ Q&A

Virtual Q&A via Zoom

Wednesday, November 18, 12 p.m.

Come behind-the-scenes of one of the most unique collaborations to take the stage. Anne Bogart, Elizabeth Streb and performers from STREB Extreme Action Company and SITI Company host a virtual event that includes never before seen rehearsal footage. A rare opportunity to engage in a lively Q&A with two titans of contemporary performance. Stream FALLING & LOVING on demand at ALL ARTS.

Please register at: FALLING & LOVING Q&A
An ASL Interpreter will be interpreting this event.
 
Email boxoffice@conncoll.edu to receive the event program.
 

Free Admission

 

Guest Artist Series

Boston Brass muscians sitting on stoop
Allison Bridger

Boston Brass in a Virtual Concert

Live Streaming Event

Sunday, 18 October, 8 p.m.

Join us for a free fully produced one-hour concert with the Boston Brass.  With over 35 years of international touring behind them, Boston Brass offers a terrific, artistically entertaining “something-for-everyone” program featuring familiar classical works to popular jazz standards, all delivered with the ensemble’s signature audience interaction and charming rapport. The ensemble's lively repartee, touched with humor and personality, bridges the ocean of classical formality to delight audiences in an evening of great music and boisterous fun. The philosophy of Boston Brass is to provide audiences with a wide selection of musical styles in unique arrangements, provided in a friendly and fun atmosphere.

In addition to the concert, Boston Brass has created a 30-minute educational video entitled “Rewired,” that explores the benefits of getting back to basics when rehearsing as an individual or ensemble.  The concert and educational video are part of the Boston Brass’s Arts Across America: Community, Together initiative.

 Virtual Concert Link

 

 

Free Admission