ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

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A RURAL CULTURAL EXPERIENCE

Pilobolus performances, world class concerts, interactive art, locally sourced and crafted food, creative conversation with artists, and natural beauty – 90 minutes from NYC, in Pilobolus’s home in the Connecticut woods.

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CELEBRATING NATURE AND THE BODY

The Pilobolus Five Senses Ball, on Saturday, July 20, provides funding that ensures festival events are low-cost or free to the community.

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IN REAL TIME

Three weekends (July 21, July 26–28, & August 2-4) are alive from morning till night with multi-arts programs for all ages.

The Five Senses Festival invites artists, musicians, chefs, dancers, and you to spend time together in a beautiful place, surrounded by beautiful art, eating , playing, relaxing, listening, looking, smelling the air, feeling the breeze, and celebrating reconnection.

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THROUGH LIVE CONNECTION

The Festival collaborates with community partners such as the Washington Art Association, the Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens, ASAP!, Steep Rock Association, Valley Spirit Wellness Center, and many more nonprofits and businesses – offering co-programming around town.

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AND IN COMMUNITY

Pilobolus is an internationally renowned dance company. For 47 years, we have tested the limits of human physicality, exploring the power of connected bodies.

We perform internationally for 300,000+ people each year – and create custom performances, digital content, movement experiments, and live events. You’ve seen us at the Oscars, the VMAs, and the Olympics, and we’ve collaborated with OK Go, the NFL, Hyundai, RadioLab, Penn & Teller, and more. Honors include a TED Fellowship, a Grammy® Nomination, a Primetime Emmy® Award, and several Cannes Lion Awards.  


 
 

The Five Senses Festival is supported by the Connecticut Community Foundation.


 

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Header photo by Megan Moss Freeman.