Vermont Arts Council
Left to right: Rutland's Ethnic Festival, photo by Shawn Pemrick; a Catamount Arts concert in 2019; Vermont Symphony Orchestra at Farmers' Night in the Statehouse; JAG Productions' Theater on the Hill, photo by Lars Blackmore; Festival of Fools in Burlington, photo by Kyle Tansley.

Vermont Arts Calendar

The Vermont Arts Calendar is a statewide, crowdsourced, searchable directory of arts and culture events. Listings are free and seen by thousands of people throughout and beyond Vermont. Use the top toolbar to search and to view events in a list format, in a calendar, or on a map. Use the left sidebar options to filter events by category, tag, city, and Creative Zone. See an event you can’t miss? Add it to your calendar app with the click of a button.

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Header image: (Left to right) Rutland’s Ethnic Festival, photo by Shawn Pemrick; a Catamount Arts concert in 2019; Vermont Symphony Orchestra at Farmers’ Night in the Statehouse; JAG Productions’ Theater on the Hill, photo by Lars Blackmore; Festival of Fools in Burlington, photo by Kyle Tansley.

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Dr. Hye-Won Hwang’s Introductory Contact Improvisation workshop for movers of all levels

72 Porter Field Road Middlebury 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury, VT, United States

The Movement Matters Masterclass series welcomes dance artist Dr. Hye-Won Hwang’s Introductory Contact Improvisation workshop for movers of all levels. In this dance class students will explore a set of basic techniques of contact improvisation such as sensing, touching, partial weight-sharing, and spontaneous responding that promote movement awareness, intercultural dialogue, and community building.

Free

Movement Matters series welcomes: Dance Tramp’s TERRESTRIALS: life on the ground

72 Porter Field Road Middlebury 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury, VT, United States

This dance performance event features three original works by UVM Professor Paul Besaw, in collaboration with an amazing team of musicians and dancers: Julian Barnett, Clare Byrne, Julie Peoples-Clark, Hye-Won Hwang, Matt LaRocca, D. Thomas Toner, Avi Waring, and Willow Wonder. The works: To the Earth, The Un-Earthers, and Groundlings fit loosely together in an […]

Free

Movement Matters Masterclass: Chavi Bansal’s Intro to Payatt Movement for All Movers

Mahaney Arts Center Dance Theatre 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury

Mahaney Arts Center, Dance Theatre In this class, students will delve into the ancient Indian martial art of Kalaripayattu and its profound impact on various movement and healing practices across Asia, as well as its influence on modern dance forms. Rooted in the rich heritage of Kerala, Kalaripayattu has deeply influenced diverse Asian dance traditions, […]

Free

West African Dance and Drum Class

Wilson Hall Wilson Hall, McCullough Student Center 14 Old Chapel Road, Middlebury, VT

A rich taste of African culture that provides amazing, vigorous, high energy, and powerful movement. Let the beat of the drum move your body. Participants will learn songs, rhythms, dances, and culture as we embark on a journey of dances from the African diaspora. Class is accompanied by live musicians to help participants understand the […]

Free

Dance Alumni Takeover Showcase Performance

Mahaney Arts Center Dance Theatre 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury

Dance Alumni Takeover An Alumni Showcase dance concert Join us for an amazing evening featuring several Dance Alumni sharing their performance work.

Free

The Young Tradition Touring Group at the Putney School

The Putney School 418 Houghton Brook Rd, Putney, United States

Join us for a performance by the Young Tradition Touring Group, with the Putney Trad Group, and Laurel Swift’s Fiddleheads Trad Ensemble, followed by a community contra dance called by Lauren Swift from 8-9pm! The Touring Group is an auditioned ensemble of 20 teenage musicians, singers, and dancers who rehearse from October to June, ahead […]

By donation

Sara Juli’s “Naughty Bits”

Next Stage Arts 15 Kimball Hill Road, Putney, VT, United States

"Naughty Bits" is a dance-play set inside Juli’s memories that examines trauma while finding levity within the tragic. Through movement, text, song, projections and humor, Naughty Bits finds the forgotten bits, funny bits (and wobbly bits) of putting one's mind and body back together. Her mission is to explore her own personal struggles through the […]

$20 – $25

Dance Spring Concert (360)

Mahaney Arts Center Dance Theatre 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury

Join DANC0360 choreographers Tyler Hadar and Samia Sami for an engaging display of a semester’s learning and growing through movement. Run time: approximately 60 minutes

$5 – $15

Young Tradition Festival Family Contra Dance

Burlington City Hall, Contois Auditorium 149 Chruch St., Burlington, VT, VT, United States

Join us for a family contra dance with caller Luke Donforth and live music by Pascal Gemme, Véronique Plasse and friends. All welcome and no experience necessary! All dances are taught by the caller. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes. The dance is part of Young Tradition Festival, a three-day event which celebrates young artists and multi-generational […]

$10 – $30

Plainfield Arts Presents: Soul Porpoise

Plainfield Opera House 18 High St, Plainfield, VT, United States

Get your groove on with Soul Porpoise at the historic Plainfield Opera House. Presented by Plainfield Arts, this will be a soulful dance party you won't want to miss! Inspired by legends like Stevie Wonder, Dr. John, and Herbie Hancock, Soul Porpoise brings a fresh, organ-driven sound that compels an audience to dance from the […]

$20

May Brattleboro Bal Folk

Broad Brook Community Center 3940 Guilford Center Road, Guilford, VT, United States

Brattleboro Bal Folk Sunday, May 19, 6:30-9 pm Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd, Guilford, VT 05301 (just outside Brattleboro) Fun, accessible French and European traditional dances. No experience or partner necessary. Live music & dance instruction by Eloise & Co. Becky Tracy, fiddle Rachel Bell, accordion Please bring a clean pair of […]

$12 – $25

Tuning into Function: The Rolfing™ 10-Series through Movement – an ongoing Community Movement Weekly Class

Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center 60 Lake Street, Burlington, VT, United States

An affordable way to learn and integrate this valuable information that helps us have a body in harmony with gravity. This will be an ongoing, progressive class through the series, but you would benefit from each class as a unit as well. Taught by Liesje Smith, Certified Advanced Rolfer Wednesdays 9:30am-10:45am Location: The Great Room […]