Essential Artists Series

Castleton hosts a full season of world class performing artists each year in our Essential Artists series. Indeed, it is extremely rare for a college our size to offer such an eclectic range of performances, but we're able to do it in collaboration with our unique general education course, Soundings.  Soundings students are required to attend a number of events each semester, and the result is a wonderfully diverse audience full of Castleton students, community members from throughout the Lakes Region, and college faculty, staff, and administration members.

Essential Artists from the past several seasons have included

  • Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago
  • The American Place Theatre
  • Hot 8 Brass Band
  • Broadway's Next Hit Musical
  • Viver Brazil
  • Halau 'o Keikiali'i
  • Philadanco!
  • ...among dozens of others! 


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The Essential Artist Series

Upcoming Events

Jan 20

Howard Fishman Quartet: The Basement Tapes

Using Greil Marcus’ book “The Old, Weird America” as a touchstone, The Basement Tapes Project explores the mysterious underground recordings made by Bob…