50th Anniversary Festival

"… think of dance as the rhythmic phenomena of the human being reacting to the environment.

-- Anna Halprin,
Moving Toward Life: Five Decades of Transformational Dance

The Governor of Connecticut issued a Proclamation that July 22 is Sacred Dance Guild Day

Festival Events- Open to the Public

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Stop, breathe and imagine …
Five days on the extraordinarily beautiful campus of Connecticut College, with its rich history and incredible dance spaces, surrounded by 250 dancing bodies of all ages and backgrounds moving in the mystery together, and a program that will inspire and fill your mind, body and soul every day and in every way…

Please note: SDG online registration is now closed. For more information, contact SDGFestival@sacreddanceguild.org.

Each day will offer an array of dance, learning, inspiration, meditation and friendship.

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The Festival is made possible through the dedication of many volunteers and through our supporters. We offer advertising, sponsorship and donors opportunities. Your donations and support helps underwrite our presenters as well as the many other costs of putting on a 5-day event.

To download a pdf of the Festival 2008 brochure, click here.

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Quick Facts:

Place: Connecticut College,
New London, CT

Dates: July 20 – 25, 2008


$425 - (SDG members, affiliates, youth)

$475 - (non members)

Events Only:

$25 - Guest Ticket Opening (includes dinner)

$50 - Guest Ticket Banquet (Tuesday)

$15 - Guest Ticket Concert (Thursday)

Housing: $350 (five-nights including meals)

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