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February 2022

A woman with an accordion standing on a bridge
Feb 11, 2022
Kelsey Colcord Spitalny
Global exchange is more important than ever. Eleven Center Stage ensembles from five different countries and regions will tour the U.S. from February 2022-March 2023. February-April 2022: Tours by...

October 2021

A man playing drums wearing a yellow hat, silhoutted by a spotlight
Oct 18, 2021
Kelsey Colcord Spitalny
Cultural Diplomacy Program Opens Call for Artists Due November 21, 2021 The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) is pleased to announce the seventh season of Center Stage with a call for...

August 2021

Six different artist groups arranged in small squares
Aug 04, 2021
Kelsey Colcord Spitalny
U.S. Tours are planned for the 2022-2023 Season Radical Inclusion: Center Stage connects the U.S. with bold performing artists who are reframing our creative world in this globally transformative time...

November 2020

Woman singing in a brightly colored outfit
Nov 12, 2020
Kelsey Colcord Spitalny
Cultural Diplomacy Program Opens Call for Artists Due December 13, 2020 The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) is pleased to announce the sixth season of Center Stage with a call for...

August 2020

Band playing on a stage, lit by green lighting
Aug 12, 2020
Kelsey Colcord Spitalny
Neighbors and Rising Stars: Center Stage returns to connect the U.S. with the Contemporary Roots-Powered Arts Energy of Colombia and Perú There’s an urgent and fluid energy moving through South...