Hartford’s Night Fall seeks performers, holds auditions

A few of the performers appearing in last year’s Night Fall event.

HARTFORD — Night Fall, the enormously popular community performance created by Hartford artist Anne Cubberly, has announced four opportunities to audition for Night Fall 2019. Hartford artists and performers are particularly encouraged to strut their stuff.

The audition dates, times and locations are as follows. All audition sites are located in Hartford:

Saturday, July 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Dirt Salon, 50 Bartholomew Avenue

Sunday, July 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Workshop, 56 Arbor Street, Suite 100B

Tuesday, July 16, 6-8pm The Free Center (Old Goodwin Library), 460 New Britain Avenue

Thursday, July18, 6-8 p.m. The Workshop, 56 Arbor Street, Suite 100B

Interested individuals need not prepare anything for the audition, but should be comfortable with movement, dance and physical comedy/improvisation. Performers will be paid for rehearsal and the Night Fall performance, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Hartford’s Colt Park.

Night Fall features music, dance, theater, spoken word, costume and lead artist Anne Cubberly’s signature giant puppets. Cubberly, along with community leaders Steve Mitchell and LB Muñoz, hires some of the region’s most talented and active artists, performers and technical specialists for the core of this professional production.

In the weeks leading up to Night Fall, free art workshops will be held across the city of Hartford. Night Fall artists work with residents in their neighborhoods to design and create lanterns that are the centerpiece of the performance.

Night Fall honors the diversity of Hartford residents young and old by fostering relationships through creative and expressive sharing and learning. Night Fall highlights the wealth of artistic talent in the Greater Hartford region by collaborating with local artists, performers and craftspeople.

For more information about Night Fall, please visit www.NightFallHartford.org.

Connecticut Media Group