Arts Connect Festival


Brought to you by the Arts Channel, Arts Connect brings Beloit alumni who are working artists to campus to connect with current students, faculty, staff, and prospective students. 

Beloit College presents Arts Connect (Chicago) This free festival is a chance for alumni to come back to campus to share what they are doing in the Arts with the current campus community. Current students can learn about their work and network about professional opportunities.

2022 Schedule

Saturday, September 24th, 2022

  • 1:00pmArts Connect Festival Performances: The ARTS CONNECT Festival presents a performance featuring Beloit College alumni performing art, music, dance, and theatre.
    *Masks Requested*
    Location: Eaton Chapel
  • 3:00pm“The Business of Being an Artist” Panel: Alumni with careers in the arts share advice about finding financial success as an artist. *Masks Requested*
    Location: Center for Entrepreneurship in Liberal Education (CELEB)
  • 5:00pmArts Connect Festival Performance: The ARTS CONNECT Festival presents a performance featuring Beloit College alumni performing art, music, dance, and theatre. *Masks Requested*
    Location: Wright Museum of Art
  • 6:00pmArts Connect Festival Celebration: Enjoy food and merriment as part of the ARTS CONNECT festival.
    Location: Wright Museum of Art

Sunday, September 25th, 2022

  • 10:30amArts Connect Festival Brunch: Enjoy brunch at Commons as part of the ARTS CONNECT festival.
    Location: Commons
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm“Living in Chicago” Panel: How do you find an apartment? Roommates or no roommates? Or should you move home with your parents?  Alumni living and working in Chicago will answer questions about how to move to a big city. *Masks Requested*
    Location: The Powerhouse, Carson Club Hub
  • 1:15pmHow to make a podcast: See the new podcast studio available to students at CELEB and hear from Arts alumni about their experiences creating podcasts and finding their audience. *Masks Requested*
    Location: Center for Entrepreneurship in Liberal Education (CELEB)
  • 3:00pm“The Magnificent Masked Hearing Aid” Theatre Reading: Current Beloit students will be doing a reading of “The Magnificent Masked Hearing Aid” written by Sarah Bowden. *Masks Requested*
    Location: Bunge Studio

2022 Partners

Agnotti
Agnotti Cowie

A teaching artist, performer, and facilitator offering workshops in drama, puppetry, storytelling, musical theater, and movement.
More about Agnotti Cowie

Carly Newman
Carly Newman

A Chicago-based artist whose work spans a myriad of styles and media including online interactive performance and fabricating large-scale paintings.
More about Carly Newman

Charlie Vail
Charlie Vail

A performer interested in a highly physical narrative driven collaborative artistic process.
More about Charlie Vail

Harry Kuttner
Harry Kuttner

An artist working working with ceramic vessels and sculptures that explore real and imagined personal narratives.
More about Harry Kuttner

Jon Dudley
Jon Dudley

A Chicagoland native and a young, charismatic emerging independent Christian/Gospel Artist.
More about Jon Dudley

Maura Kidwell
Maura Kidwell

A long-time Chicagoan actor who has had multiple theatre, television, and movie roles.
More about Maura Kidwell

Olivia Love
Olivia Love

A Chicago artist and musician who is very involved in the Chicago organizing community.
More about Olivia Love

Sarah Bowden
Sarah Bowden

A playwright whose plays have been produced in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto, and Stockholm.
More about Sarah Bowden

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read our Web Privacy Policy for more information.

Got it! ×