Washington dance company coming to Litchfield County

WASHINGTON — The Washington Depot-based dance company Pilobolus will return to Litchfield County July 21 to July 25, with its second annual roving car safari.

Participants will journey through the woods to be fully immersed with multiple stages of performance across several disciplines.

“After a year in which we have been separated from the people and the activities that we love and our expressions of art have been but a whisper, we are proud to once again bring an opportunity for our community to come together for a joyful and engaging experience,” Renée Jaworski, co-artistic director of Pilobolus said. “We are hard at work gathering our team of talent to create this summer’s one-of-a-kind creative celebration, which will of course follow all guidance from the State of Connecticut, CDC and WHO to offer a safe, healthy and inspiring environment for our guests,” Jaworski said.

This summer, the event will be at Sunny Meadow Farm in Bridgewater.

The event will be called BLOOM: A Journey, a come-as-you-are event for all ages and members of our community as we, together, emerge from a long dark winter.

Each morning, the event will feature wellness programs with meditation and movement classes led by local practitioners. The ticketed sessions will be held in socially distanced outdoor spaces.

The car safari will offer timed tickets for a limited number of cars to travel together through the experience in a pod, enjoying the performances at six stations from the safety and comfort of their personal vehicle, or standing alongside their vehicle.

A VIP fundraising event, entitled “Full Moon at the Meadow,” will be July 23 in the evening. The event will allow guests to experience the safari, enjoy live music, movements and farm-to-table fare in an open air barn on the farm under the full moon.

The full programming line-up and tickets will be available on the company’s website in the coming weeks, www.pilobolus.org.