Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

Delve deeper into the stories that make up the fabric of the Festival.

February 2020

“Flowers and chocolates are great but I prefer to shower my loved one with experiences, not things. What Spoleto offerings are perfect for date night?“ Your instincts are spot on! Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, a birthday, or just a regular Tuesday, Spoleto tickets are a […]

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Every winter, the Festival’s Resident Conductor and Director of Orchestral Activities John Kennedy embarks on a very important mission: to select musicians for the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra. This audition process takes him to seven cities across the country where he listens to every single […]

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We’re taking you behind the scenes of one of Spoleto’s most enduring and important traditions: the Apprenticeship Program. Each year, the Festival brings in dozens of student apprentices to learn about every aspect of our operations, from ticket sales and communications to artist services and […]

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“Nothing beats the grace and beauty of the human form. I want to see pointe shoes and bold moves! What are the best dance performances at Spoleto this year?” We hear you and we agree! Dance—of all types—has always been a hugely important part of […]

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