The Artreach community is supportive and fun. The air is effervescent with laughter. Working together as equals, staff and program members create a resonant field which enables individuals to remember who they are in their healthiest form.
A Positive Environment
These qualities help our program members and staff thrive and grow.
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America's premier mental health sketch comedy troupe! Since 1985, actors and production personnel with lived experience create and perform sketch comedy for the purpose of social change in mental health.
Available for speaker gigs and performances to create awareness of the issues faced by people with lived experience. And hey - it's entertaining at the same time!
Artreach's music program offers the opportunity for our members to perform with a band of seasoned musicians in our annual Coffeehouse; to work on skills by playing in our jazz band; and to take individual guitar or bass lessons.
Artreach's jazz band is available for hire for art shows and other social functions.
Artistic Development Classes
Taught by Southeastern Connecticut artists, writers and performers!
From visual arts with Faith Satterfield to playwrighting with Kato McNickle to acting and character development classes with Emma Palzere-Rae, our members have the opportunity to study and improve their skills.