Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

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

The Approach

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Three conversations draw us into the inner lives of Anna, Cora, and Denise. What will they reveal to each other? And what does each of them have to hide?

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Genre-obliterating virtuoso vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant makes her third Festival appearance on the heels of three Grammy wins and a MacArthur Fellowship.

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Ebullient musicianship and artistic camaraderie blend in an extraordinary presentation of fresh compositions and canonic gems onstage at the Dock Street Theatre. Hear beloved returning players and fresh faces mix old and new in the Festival’s signature series.

Malpaso Dance Company

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Cuba’s brightest contemporary dancers showcase the breadth of their excellence in three disparate yet vibrant selections spanning exuberance, loss, and apocalyptic fears.

Machine de Cirque

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Breathtaking stunts and live music illuminate this showcase of dizzying feats that are at once playful, poetic, and perilous.