Garde Arts Center – New London, CT
Performing Arts and Cinema: The Garde presents the best in performing arts including national Broadway musical tours, headliner entertainment, dance, opera, family and special events and authors. Contemporary, classic and independent film, as well as movie premieres, are featured on a giant screen with state-of-the-art digital projection.
Event Rentals: Constituent presenters at the Garde include the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, Eastern Connecticut Ballet, The Connecticut Lyric Opera, the Salt Marsh Opera, New London Public Schools and other school districts, and other local arts organizations and performing arts schools. The Garde is also a prized location for political debates, educational forums, civic gatherings, graduations, fundraising events, meetings, conferences, expos, weddings, parties, receptions, and other private uses.
Community and Education: The P:ACE initiative– Partners: Arts, Community & Education – strategically links Garde programs and services with artists, students, and community and social service organizations. Programs include a school time performing arts series, Summer on Stage, Passport to Literacy, New London Talent Show, and various school and community partnerships.