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Member Organizations Directory

Alexey von Schlippe Gallery
1084 Shennecossett Rd.
Groton
CT

Alexey von Schlippe Gallery at UConn's Avery Point campus.

860-405-9052

Branford Arts and Cultural Alliance
P.O.Box 345
Branford
CT

Clinton Arts Council
10 Fieldbrook Ave
Clinton
CT

a 501c3 arts non profit

Connecticut Gay Men's Chorus
P O Box 8824
New Haven
CT

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.

David Dorfman Dance
PO Box 1227 Peter Stuyvesant Station
NY
NY

East Haven Arts Commission
East Haven
CT

Community non-profit arts organization with a mission to enhance education and exposure to the arts in the town of East Haven, CT

203-215-2483

Elm Shakespeare Company
P.O. Box 206029
New Haven
CT

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.

FUSE Theatre of CT
271 Elm Street
West Haven
CT

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.

203-314-3394
Friends of Madison Youth Inc. d/b/a The Barn
P.O. Box 54
Madison
CT

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.

203-245-2689
Guilford Art Center
411 Church Street
Guilford
CT

GUILFORD ART CENTER is a non-profit organization that inspires and promotes community participation in the visual arts through education, exhibitions, and outreach.

203-453-5947
Klein Memorial Auditorium Foundation Inc.
910 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport
CT

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!

Madison Art Society
P.O. Box 1383
Madison
CT

The Madison Art Society is dedicated to the promotion of the arts throughout the Connecticut shoreline.

Middlesex Health System - Madison Primary Care
1291 Boston Post Road
Madison
CT

Primary Care Medical Office

860-358-5100

New Haven Chorale
PO Box 1897
New Haven
CT

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.

203-776-7664
Orchestra New England
PO Box 200123
New Haven
CT

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.

203-777-4690
Robbie Collomore Music Series
PO Box 614
Chester
CT

The Dance Corner
206 Route 80
Killingworth
CT

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
East Haven
CT

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.

203-467-6927
WORK_SPACE - Town of Manchester
Manchester
CT

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.

860-647-3168
Another Octave: Connecticut Women's Chorus
PO Box 185234
Hamden
CT

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

CT Chaper of League of Professional Theatre Women
55 Sunny Hill Drive
Madison
CT

A CT Chapter membership organization of the LPTW in NYC

860-615-0368
Chestnut Hill Concerts
P.O. Box 183
Guilford
CT

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.

203-245-5736
Coastal Camera Club
26 Huddson Lane
Essex
CT

We are a photography organization and welcome all interested to join. Out meetings our held at the Madision Senior Center on Wednesdday nights from 7-9pm.

Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative
55 Main Street
Essex
CT

We are an artisans cooperative displaying and selling handcrafted items by Connecticut residents. In continuous operation since 1980.

860-767-5457

Drama Works Theatre Company
323 Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook
CT

Drama Works is a 501(c)3 non-profit resident theatre company.

Eastern Connecticut Ballet
435 Boston Post Road
East Lyme
CT

non-profit pre-professional ballet school

860-739-7899
Essex Art Association
P.O. Box 193
Essex
CT

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
Farmington
CT

Community orchestra in Farmington CT. We present 5-6 concerts (two pops concerts the remainder classical) each year.

800-975-3876

George Flynn Classical Concerts
P.O. Box 473
Clinton
CT

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

Ivoryton Playhouse
PO Box 458
Ivoryton
CT

Long Wharf Theatre
70 Audubon Street
New Haven
CT

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.”

203-787-4284
Mercy Center
167 Neck Road
Madison
CT

Mercy Center is a non-profit spiritual conference and retreat center founded by the Sisters of Mercy.

203-245-0401
Musical Masterworks
P.O. Box 684
Old Lyme
CT

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.

860-434-2252
New Haven Museum
114 Whitney Avenue
New Haven
CT

The New Haven Museum is a vibrant center for exploring the people, places, events and ideas that shape and define the Elm City. Exhibitions, collections, research library, photo archive, and a robust schedule of education and public programs shape the Greater New Haven region's rich cultural heritage with all visitors.

203-562-4183 x120
Resonant Motion Inc.
617 Highland Avenue
Middletown
CT

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.

Shoreline Chorale
P.O. Box 57
Madison
CT

The Shoreline Chorale - A non-auditioned choral non-profit group with weekly practices leading to two public performances per year.

803-517-9787
The Goodspeed Opera House Foundation
P O Box A
East Haddam
CT

We are a non-profit theatre specializing in musicals.

860-873-8668
The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Etate
421 Wadsworth St
Middletown
CT

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.

860-347-1064

Wallingford Symphony Orchestra
P.O. Box 6023
Wallingford
CT

The Wallingford Symphony Orchestra is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing professional quality orchestral music to the greater Wallingford area through public performances and community outreach; to enabling musicians to enhance their musical abilities and awareness; to fostering an appreciation for music in the community's youth; and to being an integral and active member in the cultural life of the community.

Arts Center Killingworth-Spectrum Gallery
276 North Parker Hill Rd
Killingworth
CT

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.

Cappella Cantorum
Old Saybrook
CT

Community Chorus serving the lower CT River Valley and beyond singing mostly classical offerings.

Civic Orchestra of New Haven
PO Box 2909
New Haven
CT

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.

Con Brio Chorale Society Inc.
PO Box 312
Centerbrook
CT

Con Brio's purpose is to cultivate choral music of high quality. it is non-commercial and all funds arising from its activities are devoted to the achievement of its purpose. It is a 501(c)3 non-profit.

Cromwell Creative District
Mayor's Office
Cromwell
CT

Promoting Cromwell's history resources and economic vitality through creative programs tours and special events

East Haddam Stage Company / Victorian Lady
PO Box 176
East Haddam
CT

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
Middletown
CT

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.

Essex Winter Series
P.O. Box 383
Essex
CT

Essex Winter Series in a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to bring the finest music, in live performance, during the winter months the widest and most culturally, economically, and socially diverse audience possible in the Connecticut River Valley and Shoreline Region for purposes of cultivating its appreciation through concerts and educational outreach.

860-272-4572
Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme St
Old Lyme
CT

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.

860-434-5542

GreenStage Guilford
85 Church Street Guilford CT
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.

Justice Dance Performance Project
75 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford
CT

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.

Long Wharf Theatre
70 Audubon Street
New Haven
CT

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.”

203-787-4284
MiLo Productions/Connecticut Yuletide Carolers
3 View Pl
Guilford
CT

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!

203-673-9485
New Haven Ballet
70 Audubon Street
New Haven
CT

The foremost classical ballet school in greater New Haven

203-782-9038
Oddfellows Playhouse Theater
Oddfellows Playhouse
Middletown
CT

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.

806-347-6143
River Valley Dance Project
5 Grove St
Deep River
CT

CREATE-ENGAGE-INSPIRE

860-304-8459
Starship Dance Theater
1262 Route 80
Guilford
CT

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
Branford
CT

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.

203-315-1901
Vista Life Innovations
107 Bradley Road
Madison
CT

non-profit organization providing services and resources to adults with disabilities with vibrant performing and visual arts programs

860-399-8080

Wesleyan Potters, Inc.
350 S Main St.
Middletown
CT

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

860-347-5925
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