SPAC hosting Adirondack Trust Company Festival of Young Artists on June 5
SARATOGA SPRINGS – The 2021 Adirondack Trust Company Festival of Young Artists will return on Saturday, June 5 for an in-person celebration of live performance, poetry and art on the Saratoga Springs Performing Arts grounds. The festival will feature more than 200 local student dancers, singers, musicians, poets and visual artists performing alongside acclaimed modern dance company Pilobolus.
Two hundred local students from Empire State Youth Orchestra (including a premiere of an original composition by student composer), Capital District Youth Chorale, Capital District Youth Pipe Band, Schenectady High School Dance Connection (performing new choreography with Pilobolus around the reflecting pool) and Northeast Ballet Company perform, directed by acclaimed modern dance company Pilobolus.
The festival has been reconfigured into a guided journey through the SPAC grounds with immersive, timed performances and scheduled arrival times for guests. Conceived and directed by Pilobolus, the festival will kick-off with timed entry beginning at 10 a.m. with guided tours in and around the SPAC grounds, which will be transformed into a festive celebration inspired by the theme, “Metamorphosis.” Each guided experience is approximately 100 minutes and includes a one mile tour.