HartBeat Ensemble is the capital city’s professional theatre for the community—currently celebrating it’s tenth season. Unlike many of the state’s stage companies, Hartbeat digs into Greater Hartford’s people and its stories, both past and present — using drama, physical theater, comedy, and music to bring audiences together beyond the barriers of gender, class, and race.
Spotlight on the Arts
Originally aired October, 2012.
Since 1980, Michael Whelan has been one of the world’s premier fantasy and science fiction artists. He is currently working full time on his fine art paintings, but in the past three decades he has created more than 350 book and album covers for authors and artists like Isaac Asimov, Anne McCaffrey, Sir Arthur C. […]
Elizabeth MacDonald is a gifted artist with a unique and colorful background. After training as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, she built a career in the regional theatre. But working with clay proved to be her ultimate artistic destiny. Today she lives and works in western Connecticut, where this […]