Scapegoat Garden is a collaborative dance theater based in Hartford, Connecticut, driven to create daring, interdisciplinary performance that goes in through the nose, eyes, skin, ears and mouth to stir those who witness or participate.
Scapegoat Garden was founded by in 2002, and established as a non-profit 501(c)(3) arts organization in 2004. Scapegoat Garden’s repertory has been selected for performance in festivals and venues throughout the region including: the Bushnell’s Belding Theater, Trinity College’s Austin Arts Center, the Carol Autorino Center at Saint Joseph College, Hartford’s Charter Oak Cultural Center , the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven, Truro Center for the Arts in Provincetown, White Mountain Dance Festival at Springfield College and New York City’s Raw Material Performance Series, Artist’s of Tomorrow Festival, DUMBO Dance Festival and 92nd Street Y.
Areas of Expertise
This company of artists, under the direction and vision of Hartford-native Deborah Goffe, produces works that are theatrical, vulnerable and athletic, choosing themes that are as much universal as they are personal. Using the group’s mastery of contemporary dance, yoga, martial arts, ballet, video production, theater, song and music composition, Scapegoat Garden collaborates in the creation of daring interdisciplinary performance works.
Scapegoat Garden is a member of the Greater Hartford Dance Umbrella.