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Meet the Artist: An Interview with Nilaja Sun

“Solo work seems to me to be the closest thing to my childhood. I remember moments of being asked like, what school looked like that day and just diving into everyone’s character and everyone’s voice, and going into them physically as a child. So, when I do perform solo work, it’s like I’m a child again. It makes me feel like the audience is just my parents in the living room on the Lower East Side again. ” Read more…

Nilaja Sun

Opening Hearts and Minds: Nilaja Sun talks about Project: Transform

“Teaching artists work mainly in schools that need a drama, music, visual arts or dance teacher but don’t have the funds, so we come in for one-to-four classes to a half-year of classes and teach our specified art form. Teaching artists also, when they’re not teaching, are working on their art and experiencing their own art, and they live in the world as an artist.” Read more…

Project: Transform

Sponsor Spotlight: Barnes Group

The Barnes Group Foundation is dedicated to strengthening education in its communities. Hartford Stage was pleased to receive the Bristol-based organization’s support last year, which enabled Education @ Hartford Stage to offer its popular in-school reading program, Connections, in Bristol Public Schools for the first time. This year, the Barnes Group Foundation increased its support of this important program by 50%, making it possible for our Education team to serve students in 18 classes across four Bristol schools. Read more…


Meet the Staff:  Samantha Campbell, Annual Fund Coordinator

“My job at Hartford Stage involves connecting with a lot of our donors and patrons. Getting to hear from people about the importance and impact that performance art has on them is also what made me interested in Development. I am so happy to be able to support the art forms I love while connecting it to those who cherish it.” Read more…

Samantha Campbell

Meet Our Community Partner: Forge City Works

The food we eat can be more than the power that fuels us. At Forge City Works, it can be power for the soul, power to heal, and the power to promote positive growth and positive change. And not just in the life of an individual, but for the life of an entire community. Our community. The Greater Hartford area. Read more…

Forge City Works

Short Takes: News from Hartford Stage

A look at our lobby; Donor event; Education @ Hartford Stage; Holiday Food Drive; A Christmas Carol in Spanish; Community Caroling; Reimagining Marley and Scrooge; Announcing a new summer show; Up next. Read more…

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