Things To Look Forward to This Fall

posted Jul 31, 2013, 9:59 AM by ARTFARM info   [ updated Nov 11, 2013, 9:11 AM ]
 Tuesday, September 10, 6 - 8 pm: Auditions for Circophony --
open to all aspiring circus performers ages 
twelve to eighteen. Now in its second season, 
Circophony is a collaboration between ARTFARM and Oddfellows Playhouse. Directed by Dic Wheeler, this program offers rigorous circus training two evenings per week and culminates in public performances in mid-January followed by a statewide tour. Contact ARTFARM if you have questions or to register for auditions. See AUDITIONS for more info.

Acting Class at Middlesex Community College 
taught by ARTFARM Executive Director
Dic Wheeler
Acting One (Theater 110): Mondays, 1:20 - 4 pm, starting September 9. 
An introductory Acting class, for experienced actors or absolute beginners.
 For details, or to register, visit


Arse Kicking Puppetry, Ding Dongs and the Radical Farming of Art, an ARTFARM Ensemble collaboration with Vermont's iconic Bread and Puppet Theatersupported by a Grant from the Network of Ensemble Theaters. We will be traveling to Bread & Puppet in September, and they will be coming to us in October. 
Community workshop in Middletown on October 27 -- details TBA!

Touring Shows: 
ARTFARM's Educational Circus about water-related environmental issues, 
will be available for touring throughout the school year. 
Shakespeare's Argument  is also available for touring performances.

Fall Workshops for Adults
starting in early October, will include Shakespeare Scene Study, Fall Canning, Winter Wellness, and possibly Physical Comedy/Commedia dell'Arte. Details announced in September.

ARTFARM will have resident teaching artists at Keigwin School in Middletown, Kinsella Arts Magnet School and Watkinson School in Hartford, Kingswood-Oxford School in West Hartford, and is featured on the rosters for Hartford Performs as well as the CT Office of the Arts Teaching and Performing Artists (which provide subsidies to presenters). CONTACT US to bring an ARTFARM Teaching Artist to your school or organization -- topics include Circus Arts, Shakespeare, and Ensemble-Created New Work.

Terpsichore, ARTFARM's Women's Movement Company, will be rehearsing towards a public performance this fall. Terpsichore  is supported by a grant from The Puffin Foundation.