Member Organizations Directory
Arts Center Killingworth-Spectrum Gallery
276 North Parker Hill Rd
Spectrum Gallery is an expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth which offers classes, workshops, camps and whose mission is to provide opportunities for emerging and established artists to develop, display and sell their work.
C.H. Booth Library
25 Main Street
The Cyrenius H. Booth Library’s mission is to promote the joy of lifelong learning stimulate curiosity support the exchange of ideas and provide a welcoming gathering place for the community of Newtown CT
Douglas Lord 203-426-1561 firstname.lastname@example.org
Chestnut Hill Concerts
P.O. Box 183
The mission of Chestnut Hill Concerts is to foster the appreciation and enjoyment of classical music for audiences on the Connecticut Shoreline by providing world-class chamber music in the summer months when no similar programs are offered in the area.
Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative
55 Main Street
We are an artisans cooperative displaying and selling handcrafted items by Connecticut residents. In continuous operation since 1980.
Essex Art Association
P.O. Box 193
The Essex Art Association housed in a historic Essex building has served the Shoreline area as a nonprofit seasonal art gallery since 1946. We were the first local art association to embrace all styles of art from the traditional to the cutting edge. The excellence and variety of our shows have made the EAA an outstanding exhibition venue showcasing quality art at reasonable prices. Several shows during our typical season offer opportunities for artists and art lovers alike.
Farmington Valley Symphony Orchestra
222 Main St #273
Community orchestra in Farmington CT. We present 5-6 concerts (two pops concerts the remainder classical) each year.
George Flynn Classical Concerts
P.O. Box 473
The George S. Flynn Concerts are made possible by a trust fund Mr. Flynn established in his will. It was his great desire to provide “classical music concerts for the benefit education and pleasure of the inhabitants of the town of Clinton (Connecticut).” It is in his honor and to his memory that we dedicate these concerts. Mr. Flynn and his late wife Eirene Smyth who found each other in the 8th decade of their lives enjoyed much together including classical music
Guilford Performing Arts Festival/GreenStage Guilford
85 Church Street Guilford CT
Commissioning and premiering new work by Connecticut performing artists and presenting a diverse biennial festival of the performing arts coupled with hands-on workshops and master classes taught by festival artists.
Klein Memorial Auditorium Foundation Inc.
910 Fairfield Avenue
1450 seat performing arts center presenting all genres of the arts. The Klein's mission is to enrich educate and entertain through arts and ideas!
MiLo Productions/Connecticut Yuletide Carolers
3 View Pl
Traditionally garbed Victorian Carolers will fill the winter air with the bright sounds of the season bringing holiday cheer to young and old alike. Whether caroling at the door to greet your guests strolling through a reception or leading a sing-a-long the Connecticut Yuletide Carolers will make your holiday celebration a standout!
The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Etate
421 Wadsworth St
The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill is a historic estate located on 103 acres of public parklands. Built by Colonel Clarence Wadsworth in the early 20th century, The Mansion was inspired by French garden country estates while the grounds were designed with the help of the Olmsted Brothers. Historical tours and various public events are offered throughout the year to engage the community and raise funds for preservation and conservation purposes.
WORK_SPACE / Town of Manchester
903 Main Street
WORK_SPACE is a municipally owned and operated Coworking Meeting & Gallery space. We offer a safe stimulating and hospitable space for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and artists to showcase and sell their work as well as serving as a destination for individuals and organizations to gather to share experiences related to business community and culture..
Another Octave: Connecticut Women's Chorus
PO Box 185234
Founded in the fall of 1989 Another Octave: Connecticut Women’s Chorus (AO:CWC) celebrates our choices and experiences through the power of music. An auditioned chorus with roots in the lesbian community we are open to all women and encourage diversity. Another Octave performs an eclectic repertoire including standard concert pieces as well as traditional and contemporary music that reflects women’s lives. Together we work for musical excellence and perform for the pleasure of our audiences
Bethesda Lutheran Church
305 Saint Ronan St.
The Bethesda Music Series presents local and international musicians to raise funds for local social outreach by sharing great music with the people of New Haven
Civic Orchestra of New Haven
PO Box 2909
The mission of the Civic Orchestra of New Haven is to provide accomplished amateur and professional musicians the opportunity to further develop their musicianship. The orchestra is committed to the cultural enrichment of New Haven and surrounding neighborhoods through artistic collaboration with other local organizations and soloists educational outreach and high quality and innovative programming. The orchestra strives to inspire the community through vibrant and affordable performances.
East Haddam Stage Company / Victorian Lady
PO Box 176
Kandie Carle has been working in the theatre for over 40 years as an actress dancer singer and director. She is based in East Haddam CT and tours throughout New England and beyond. In her one-woman show The Victorian Lady she shares her passion for history culture fashion and societal reflection. She also offers a one-woman show based on Jane Austen’s Regency novels. She is also the Producing Artistic Director of the East Haddam Stage Company in residence at Gillette Castle State Park.
Ekklesia Contemporary Ballet
381 Main Street
Ekklesia Contemporary Ballet is a professional dance company comprised of artist-theologians whose goal is to create spaces where art and faith can flourish. Ekklesia's diverse repertory utilizes a full spectrum of emotional and physical vocabulary while addressing issues such as poverty, inequality, and human suffering.
FUSE Theatre of CT
271 Elm Street
Fuse Theatre of CT is a new and exciting 501 (c)3 non-profit theatre company serving the greater New Haven area. FUSE Theatre of CT has an interest in promoting theatre as a necessary element of a healthy community and we intend to offer a diverse array of projects befitting the passion and commitment we share to our art.
Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme St
The consistent recipient of a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, the Florence Griswold Museum has been called a “Giverny in Connecticut” by the Wall Street Journal, and a “must-see” by the Boston Globe. In addition to the restored Florence Griswold House, the Museum features a gallery for changing art exhibitions, education and landscape centers, a restored artist’s studio, twelve acres along the Lieutenant River, extensive gardens, and a nature walk.
Long Wharf Theatre
70 Audubon Street
Long Wharf Theatre is a leading incubator of new work creating the future of theatre by offering resources workshopping and a receptive audience to emerging and established playwrights. From our organizational culture to our role in community partnerships we live by our guiding ethos: “Theatre is for everyone.”
P.O. Box 684
Musical Masterworks brings to southern New England world-class chamber music performances and outreach programs which attract, entertain, and educate a diverse audience. Musical Masterworks also produces two Modern contemporary chamber music concerts each season, in different venues in the shoreline communities.
Oddfellows Playhouse Theater
Oddfellows Playhouse, founded in 1975, remains committed to artistic excellence & social justice. The Playhouse�s mission has 3 parts: 1) an artistic dimension to provide high-quality theater by & for young people; 2) an educational dimension to promote the growth of young people through the performing arts; and 3) a social action dimension to offer opportunities especially to underserved & at-risk youth to promote the development of a genuinely multiracial, multicultural society.
Resonant Motion Inc.
617 Highland Avenue
Resonant Motion Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization founded in 2012 committed to the great potential that exists when music intersects with meaningful facets of the world outside of pitches and rhythms. RMI believes that music has a profound capacity to inspire people towards personal growth strength and transformation and to educate people about issues important to their world. Likewise these things can all provide inspiration and thus aid in creating more meaningful and potent music.
Starship Dance Theater
1262 Route 80
Starship Dance Theater founded in 1988 is made up of both serious students and dedicated professionals. Auditions are held in September for the annual production of “The Magic Toy Shop” now in it’s 29th year. The company brings the joy of dance through it’s community outreach program to audiences that may be experiencing live dance for the first time. With a wide variety of original children’s ballets created by artistic director Joyce DiLauro such as: Alice in Wonderland Carnival of the Anim
The Legacy Theatre
128 Thimble Islands Road
The Legacy Theatre is a professional theatre company that enhances the Connecticut Shoreline's economy educational opportunities and quality of life through live theatre and related programs. The Legacy strives to be a premiere Arts house and to ensure ongoing seasons of uplifting inspiring and challenging professional theatre and theatre training for all.
Vista Life Innovations
107 Bradley Road
non-profit organization providing services and resources to adults with disabilities with vibrant performing and visual arts programs
Wesleyan Potters, Inc.
350 S Main St.
Basketry, Sewing and art classes for children including Teen Pottery, Handbuilding for Kids, Sewing, Metalsmithing and Basketry for kids. Nationally known craftspeople teach workshops and hold lectures throughout the year. Registration is open to the public and scholar
Connecticut Gay Men's Chorus
P O Box 8824
Founded in 1986, the Connecticut Gay Men's Chorus was the first organization of its kind in Connecticut and is proud to be a part of LGBT history. The chorus continues to inspire other arts-based community organizations around New England. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Greg McMahan, the CTGMC is proud to maintain its high level of performance standards while maintaining its signature blend of humor and personality.
East Haven Arts Commission
Community non-profit arts organization with a mission to enhance education and exposure to the arts in the town of East Haven, CT
Elm Shakespeare Company
P.O. Box 206029
Elm Shakespeare Company is a premiere theater company known for producing outstanding theater and educational programs that enrich the lives of people from widely diverse cultural socio-economic and educational backgrounds.
Friends of Madison Youth Inc. d/b/a The Barn
P.O. Box 54
The Barn empowers young people to pursue their interests and passions: encouraging a sense of community through creativity music and the arts in a safe and supportive environment.
Justice Dance Performance Project
75 Charter Oak Avenue
Justice Dance Performance Project is an arts non-profit that harnesses creative expression as a catalyst for positive change. JDPP uses dance theater performance and multi-arts engagement to examine social issues build bridges of understanding across diverse communities and inspire both individual growth and collective action. Participants in JDPP’s programs discover untapped resources as they grow and heal opening new and productive channels in the present and for the future.
Madison Lyric Stage
104 Boston Post Road
Madison Lyric Stage is an award-winning non-profit arts collective serving the Connecticut shoreline. Its mission is to expand participation in the arts by presenting accessible inclusive and affordable professional-quality opera musical theater and drama.
New Haven Chorale
PO Box 1897
The New Haven Chorale is an auditioned community of choral musicians united by their passion for performing great choral music, their desire to grow musically, and their interest in artistic collaborations and community cultural service.
Orchestra New England
PO Box 200123
Orchestra New England (ONE) is one of the most versatile and exciting orchestras in America. The Orchestra is committed to quality and innovation, a commitment that has made its artistic achievements possible by generating and nurturing an unusual workplace and a remarkable orchestra. Since its founding in 1974, Orchestra New England has presented over 700 concerts with a passion for excellence and signature enthusiasm.
The Dance Corner
206 Route 80
We are a dance studio in Killingworth, CT. We offer many different types of dance classes including jazz, tap, ballet, pointe, lyrical, contemporary, tumbling, and Irish step. We have classes for ages 2 to adult. Come check us out!
The Shore Line Trolley Museum
17 River St
The Shore Line Trolley Museum provides an interactive experience demonstrating the history of transportation and its effects on suburbanization and the ingenuity that made this possible.
WISP Performing Arts Initiative
44 Glenwood Drive
WISP Performing Arts Initiative a nonprofit 501 c(3) theater company offers Local National and International performing educational and career platforms for entertainers of every age experience level and background. Combining stars from the Opera and Broadway stages with local talent WISP brings a new level of professional cabaret style theater to the CT Shoreline. WISP also offers masterclasses private voice and acting lessons along with industry showcases.
Yale Institute of Sacred Music
406 Prospect Street
The Yale Institute of Sacred Music is a premier center for the interdisciplinary study of sacred music worship and the related arts in partnership with the Yale School of Music and Yale Divinity School. It prepares students for careers in sacred music engages musicians artists clergy and scholars from around the world and offers a full calendar of concerts lectures and exhibitions which are free and open to the public.