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“Prudencia Hart” Roars Back into Town!

The National Theatre of Scotland's tour of “The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart” makes its rollicking return to New Haven - and sole stop on the East Coast this spring - to Yale's GPSCY.

Human Rights Activist WuDunn Receives Festival's 6th Annual VLA

Visionary Leadership Award Honors Human Rights Advocate Sheryl WuDunn

A New Circus 'Machine'

Vincent Dubé’s debut company Machine de Cirque brings the audience in on the risk

Mention circus to many people, and they might think of colorful tents and clowns. But a new type of...

ANNOUNCING FESTIVAL 2012! June 16-30

Featuring the American premiere of National Theater of Scotland's The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Mark Morris Dance Group, Australian circus-arts troupe Circa, and a solo performance of...

Season Announcement & Member Preview Party event on March 27

Celebrate the launch of the Festival 2012 and be the first to hear
about the world-class artists and thinkers coming to this year's
Festival.

MEMBERS HELP TO MAKE THE FESTIVAL...

Festival announces 2012 Fellowship Program

The Festival's Fellowship Program is a five-month program for New Haven-area
high school youth designed to improve each fellow's skills in creative writing,
communication, and critical...

Jill Abramson receives the 2011 Visionary Leadership Award

The first female editor of the world's most innovative and widely read online news source made a confession Friday: Nothing compares to the journalistic thrill she gets from grabbing the morning...

Festival to honor Jill Abramson, first woman editor of New York Times at 2011 Visionary Leadership Award Luncheon

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas will present the 2nd annual Visionary Leadership Award to Jill Abramson, the first female executive editor of The New York Times in its 160-year...

Cathy Edwards, Festival's Director of Performance Programming, featured in New York Times

The Festival's Director of Performance Programming Cathy Edwards just finished up her final year as guest curator of the ninth annual Portland Institue for Contemporary Arts' Time-Based Art...

Festival co-sponsors "Somalia - The Land of Warriors and Poets" panel hosted by Yale World Fellows Program

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas co-sponsored the Somalia panel featuring rap artist K'naan on Monday night at the Yale University Art Gallery. Hosted by the Yale World Fellows...

"Freedom's Journey: Poetic Reflections on African American Legacies" video podcast now live

Freedom’s Journey, the International Festival of Arts & Ideas’ exploration into the progression of civil rights in the U.S. and in Connecticut, commissioned six poets to write new poems about...

Festival to get new Info Pavilion designed by Yale Architecture Students

This spring, students enlisted in the School’s post-masters program will be tasked with the hands-on experience of designing a 300 square-foot pavilion for New Haven’s International Festival of...

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