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A conservatory of performing and creative arts.  Education offered in dance, theatre, creative arts, and music.  Infants through adults are welcome to explore. Our faculty of professional, practicing artists offers our community the very best in performing and creative art education.

The Complex Performing Arts Centre

Due to the winter storm, all classes on Monday January 26 and Tuesday January 27 have been cancelled.  Stay warm and safe!


Our Education Division offers intensive and recreational training

to all ages and interest levels.  

The Complex is home to five student companies

Our faculty of highly trained and experienced artists bring a world of knowledge and opportunities that are unique to only The Complex 

Students gain a mastery of technical training, while building self-confidence and awareness and learning their creative voice.  

Students can focus on one or many art genres and are encouraged to explore and experience all that interests them.

Education classes are available to ages 2.5 to adult.

Programs of study are available to allow students a comprehensive education in the arts.


Our Community Division offers opportunities for engagement with the arts.

Performances by our students, companies, youth theatre program, original work, etc...

Open Studios....we invite the community to experience our work as it is in progress

Works in Progress Showings....small gatherings where community members have opportunity to share in our creative process, offer feedback, and talk with artists

Artist Talks...Local and guest artists share their process and stories.  A chance to learn about the artist behind the work.

Fun Nights ~ couples nights, ladies nights out, family movement night, workshops....using movement and other art forms to relax at the end of a long week and have fun with friends and family

LOGEIA.....Visit our space to find eclectic and inspirations hand-made and found gifts.  All sales benefit our scholarship fund and student companies.


Poetry Slams, Coffee Houses, Staged Readings, and More....Check 'performances and events' tab for schedules

•  Dance       •  Theatre        •  Music         •  Art


•  Dance       •  Theatre        •  Music         •  Art


Classes available in:

Dance...Ballet, Modern, Movement Exploration, Contemporary, Pointe, Creative Movement, Adult Programs, Tap, Hip Hop, Advanced Concepts of Movement, Northeast CT Youth Ballet Company, Breakin' Through Dance Company

Creative Arts...Creative Arts Classes for ages 5 to adult, Writing Lab, Family Creativity Projects (ABC Project)

Theatre...Acting Classes, Young Dramatic Arts, Advanced Concepts of Theatre, The Complex Junior Players Theatre Company

Music...Group Music Ensembles and Learning Environments, The Choir Escape, Putnam Children's Chorus, Private Music and Voice Lessons


SUNDAY JANUARY 25th at 2:00...Date change due to winter storm





Tea Party with Alice!  Alice in Wonderland Tea Party in February 21 or 22 @12:00. A dancing, singing, crazy tea party with Alice at The Complex! Need more? Why not get tickets to see the show too! We are presenting Alice in Wonderland at The Bradley Playhouse February 20 at 7:00 and February 21 and 22 @ 2:00! You can do both in one day....start at The Complex and then walk around the corner to The The Bradley Playhouse to see the show! For gift certificates call The Complex for details @ 860.963.7170. (Just need show tix? Call The Bradley at 860.928.7887)

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