CATA’s signature public event, the Gala and Annual Performance is the culmination of hundreds of performing arts workshops and a celebration of the tremendous artistry of people with disabilities. Hosted at Shakespeare & Company’s Tina Packer Playhouse, the event is a powerful demonstration of community and inclusion —“one of the most joyous and inspiring events of the year.”
This year’s Annual Performance, NEXUS, features more than 50 local performers with disabilities sharing their talents in dance, theater, music, comedy, and more. Since September, CATA artists having been using the theme of “Nexus” to inspire their artistry and create new collaborations through the arts and across the community.
Saturday’s Gala festivities begin at 5 p.m., with a performance at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and dancing. The Sunday matinee begins at 1 p.m. Tickets for both performances are available here or by calling CATA at (413) 528-5485.