June 27, 2017

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas will take place in New Haven, Connecticut June 3rd through June 24th.  This festival will feature internationally renowned musicians, modern dance, circus theater, discussions on modern issues, food, bicycle tours and more!

About The International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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The International Festival of Arts and Ideas is a tradition 22 years in the making.  Featuring a variety of entertainment, this festival is a great opportunity to enjoy the culture and community of Connecticut!  At least 85% of all events are free, though ticketing information can be found here.

Past performances at New Haven’s International Festival of the Arts includes Little Richard, Spike Lee, Yo-Yo Ma, The Handspring Puppet Company and more!  Learn more about this festival here.

This Year’s Lineup

This year's headlining acts for the International Festival of Arts and Ideas is amazing!

This year’s headlining acts for the International Festival of Arts and Ideas is amazing!

This year’s lineup includes a variety of amazing performers.  Headliners for this live Connecticut festival include The Wailers and Rusted Root, Troker and Fulaso and The Jimmy Greene Quartet and New Haven Symphony Orchestra; these events are free and open to the public.

Award-winning choreographer Camille A. Brown uses the rhythmic play of social dance, double dutch, steppin’, tap, and live original music to represent a nuanced spectrum of black womanhood in a racially and politically charged world in Black Girl: Linguistic Play!

Award-winning choreographer Camille A. Brown uses the rhythmic play of social dance, double dutch, steppin’, tap, and live original music to represent a nuanced spectrum of black womanhood in a racially and politically charged world in Black Girl: Linguistic Play!

Ticketed events include Black Girl:  Linguistic Play, (Be)longing, Manual Cinema:  The End of TV, We Are Citizens, Wu Man and Miro Quartet and more!  One ticketed event we are very excited for are the open rehearsal readings by the Yale Institute for Music Theatre!

Yale Institute for Music Theatre's Open Rehearsal Readings; Presented in association with Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre

Yale Institute for Music Theatre’s Open Rehearsal Readings;
Presented in association with Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre

For a complete listing of events for this year’s festival, click here.