Bringing Theater Home

Here to help stay creatively engaged we're collecting and creating activities to entertain and engaging those creative minds for all ages.

ColoringAd-LibsTemplates90By90StoriesArts at HomePuzzlesCamp


Arts at Home

Salsa with Rey Bermudez

Learn Salsa at home with Bushnell Master Teaching Artist, Rey Bermudez - perfect for all ages!

Cards and Envelopes with Patrick Langevin

Learn how to make personalized cards and envelopes at home with Bushnell Employee, Patrick Langevin!


Coloring Pages

Artistically reimagine each theater image when you click the image for the coloring page version. Then post and tag us in your final creations @TheBushnell on social and using the hashtag #BushnellColors:

Mortensen Hall          The Bushnell Coloring Page          Belding Coloring Page          Dressing Room Star

Hamilton Logo Coloring Page          Hamilton Cast Coloring Page          Hamilton Sisters Coloring Page          Hamilton Coloring Page

Bushnell B Coloring Page


Theatre Ad-Libs

Fill in the blanks to create your own Bushnell Story then tag us in your final creations @TheBushnell on social:

Ad_Libs          Ad-Libs          Ad-Libs          Ad-Libs



Enjoy these theatrically, Bushnell-themed puzzles! Continue to check back for additional puzzles. Tag us in your final product @TheBushnell on social:

Word Search          Word Search          Crossword Puzzle


Social Media Templates

Share, challenge, and learn more about your friends' theater-going lives. Enjoy the following templates and backgrounds on your zoom meetings and social media. Tag us in it so we can share it!

Instagram/Facebook Templates

Patron Bingo          1718 Season Bingo          1819 Season Bingo

Zoom Backdrops

Mortensen Hall Zoom Backdrop          Belding Theater Balcony Zoom Background          Mortensen Hall Zoom Background          Belding Theater Zoom Background


Bushnell History Stories in 90 Seconds

As part of our 90th anniversary celebration, The Bushnell looks back at notable artists, performers, and moments in history that occurred on our stages from 1930 to 2020 with this series of 90 second vignettes. Released every Thursday, explore the lives and legacies of these iconic influences on our history:


Bushnell Stories

A look into The Bushnell community and programs that support arts in our surrounding region:


Virtual Summer Camp

Monday, August 17 through Thursday, August 20 we are hosting our Virtual Sumer Camp where we engage with and celebrate the arts and stage! Continue to engage and share the classes below:

MONDAY: Stage and Theater

  • The Stage & Stage Management - Paul Marte | The Bushnell
  • From Script to Stage: A Production's Journey - Ric Waldman | The Bushnell
  • Community Theater: Why it's Important, How to Get Involved - Abigail Donaghy and Nick Luberto | Windham Theatre Guild
  • Plus Movement with Blume Yoga and a Performance by The Human Tim


TUESDAY: Learn to Cartoon with Joe Young

  • Learn how to draw cartoons and explore the work of influential artists - Joe Young | Bushnell Teaching Artist
  • Plus Movement with Hartford Sweat and a Performance by Jaime Pannone

WEDNESDAY: Broadway at The Bushnell

  • Volunteering at The Bushnell - Clint Muller | The Bushnell
  • On The Road: What it's like for a Touring Actor - Byan Austermann and Ariana Valdes | Actor
  • Plus Movement with Hartford Sweat and a Performance by Ariana Valdes


THURSDAY: Behind the Scenes of Sound & Stage

  • Backstage Tour at The Bushnell - Clint Muller | The Bushnell Teaching Artist
  • Sound Production and Sound Studio Tour - Bill Ahearn | Tapeworks
  • Digital Poduction - Patrick Flores | Disney
  • Plus Vocal Warm Up with Matt Durland and a Poetry Performance by Kelly Cockerham


Thank You

To our essential workers and community partners, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and The Bushnell say THANK YOU: