Opening Ceremonies

Update 5/25: Due to rain in the forecast, this event has been moved to Festival Hall, 56 Beaufain Street. It remains free and open to the public. At high noon opening day, the Charleston community gathers at the steps of City Hall at Broad and […]

Tell Your Story

Four Festival Orchestra fellows pair with Charleston-based entrepreneurs, artists, and activists to create aural memoirs—works of creative placemaking distinct to the South Carolina Lowcountry and to this moment.

Australian physical theater company Gravity & Other Myths presents one of their newest works, Out of Chaos—a high-flying display of acrobatics that the troupe describes as its “boldest and most ambitious yet.”

The Book of Life

Based on collected letters from survivors of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, this US premiere infuses an arresting yet hopeful work with the rhythms of Rwanda’s first-ever female drumming ensemble.