Eastern Shore Arts Festival

Saturday, April 13

11:00 am to 8:00 pm

Join us for a day of art and performance at Chesapeake College.

We’ll have opportunities to share your work, explore new techniques in a workshop, and create something new. There’s something for all ages at our festival including shows for all ages, master classes for teens, and workshops and arts & crafts for kids.


Click the tabs below to explore all of our dance, theatre, music, and art offerings.

The Todd Performing Arts Center

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Contemporary Dance Class
Age 12+
All Dancers Must Register Here
The Carole Cascio Fund (CCF) will be sponsoring a free contemporary class on Saturday April 13th from 9am - 10:15am on stage at Todd Performing Arts Center as part of the Eastern Shore Arts Festival. This free contemporary dance class will be taught by CCF teaching artist, Adrienne Klaus Latanishen and will be open to the performers in the show and dancers aged 12 and up.
1:00 PM
CCBC Dance Company
All Ages
Join the Community College of Baltimore County’s accomplished Dance Company for an informal performance of new dances. Sponsored by the Carole Cascio Fund For Mind Movement Dance Connections
2:00 PM
Dance Studio Showcase
All Ages
Local studios share original dance performances.
3:00 PM
March on Washington Performance
All Ages

The Todd Performing Arts Center - Lobby

12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Arts & Crafts
All Ages
Get your face painted, create art from re-purposed materials, build puppets and share the fun of community crafting.
2:30 PM
Little Show Cabaret
All Ages
Join Chesapeake College’s theatre program for a collection of short pieces full of mystery, wonder, and imagination.
4:00 PM
Art Gallery Reception
All Ages

Located in The Todd Performing Arts Center - AUD01

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Storytelling Workshop
All Ages
Students work in groups to develop original stories that they perform at the conclusion of the workshop for friends and family.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Audio Experience
All Ages
Immerse yourself in a sound experience. Create the experience for those around you by writing, drawing, and posting your reaction to the sound around the space building a living work-of-art in progress.

Located in the Kent Humanities Building

7:00 PM
The Emperor of the MoonAges 13+
In this farce by one of the Western world’s first professional female writers, Dr. Baliardo is convinced there are people living on the moon. Two young lovers seeking to win over the doctor’s daughter and niece devise a plot to masquerade as the Emperor of the Moon and the Prince of Thunderland in this grand comic pageant of absurd proportions.