We support projects that need a Nonprofit to help fundraise and build capacity.

An illustrated book made for theater.

Shards of Time was created by Marc Aldrich and reflects over forty years of research, writing and drawing. Ideas in the story line and approach for this project are a product of Marc’s upbringing and education. His mother was an artist and her early gifts to Marc were a love of Shakespeare, Poe, Dickens, and the Bible. Marc has degrees in English, History, Library Science, Interior Design, and Theater help to inform the work.

The Costen Culture Virtual Exhibit

Chantal Potter and The Costen Culture Virtual Exhibit — a collection of digitally recorded images, black history artifacts, photographs, sound files, text documents, and other data of historical, scientific, or cultural interest. This project seeks to engage schools across Connecticut.

School District


On September 8, 2020, in-the-midst of the global pandemic, Connecticut’s Stamford Public Schools opened its twenty-one elementary, middle and high schools to 17,000+ students for hybrid, in-person learning. This observational documentary follows the superintendent, her Cabinet and their staff, building administrators, teachers and students on their educational odyssey through the 2020-2021 school year.

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Past Projects

068 Magazine Playwriting FellowshipThrown Stone Theater launched the 068 Magazine Playwriting Fellowship and named its first fellow, Phanesia Pharel. The Cultural Alliance was eager to support this new initiative to help build capacity for Thrown Stone Theater and to promote equity, which is one of our chief priorities.

Balloon Man, a feature documentary produced by Chantal Potter, an award winning director, producer, and writer focused on inspirational and thought provoking storytelling.

Bethel Arts, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit all volunteer community organization with a focus to build, promote, and support Bethel’s arts and creative community.

Bethel Jazz, one of the few, if not only, organized jazz programs in the region, and continues to offer world class jazz in Bethel, CT, produced by Thomas Carruthers

Lullaby Requiem, a music composition dedicated to children lost to violence and composed by the late Eric Lewis. Eric was a founding member and first violinist of the Manhattan String Quartet for 45 years and toured the world extensively. A Professor of Music at Western Connecticut State University for 35 years., and Eric was involved in the founding of the Ives Center in Danbury, CT and many other initiatives to enrich the local culture.

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission and the Healing Newtown project. 

Sherman Artists Association – we helped to guide the organization toward becomming a 501C-3 nonprofit. Their mission is to advance the education of visual artists and the public by providing a means for artists to share their knowledge, support, and inspiration, thereby enriching the cultural life of the Sherman community.