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DreamQuilt is a Florida LLC that is expanding its network of creatives, artistic staff, and financiers. We are experienced, trained, and inventive creative producers and are always looking for new talent. Artists are always compensated...
History
DreamQuilt began as both a brand and a process for a variety of projects in Gainesville, FL, by gathering people and resources to produce creative, groundbreaking projects and explore historical forms of cuultural expression. This...
Notables
We've organized or given first light to popular events/acts such as Gainesville Girls Rock Camp, Dr. Sinn's Freak Island Musical Sideshow,  a number of drag/burlesque performers, and the Jim Henson Tribute Show. We're the only...
Calls to Artists and Current Projects
Activity Leaders and Workplace LeadersCurrently seeking workshop leaders and startups to participate in our pilot ARTifacts program! Apply now here. Performers Are you a performance artist, neo-vaudeville performer, or experimental musician? We need you! Email...

About Us

Based in Gainesville, Florida, DreamQuilt is a production company specializing in restorative arts, arts education, and alternative, neo-vaudeville entertainment. Since 2013, DreamQuilt has produced innovative and socially conscious shows both in partnerships with local theatres and independently. DreamQuilt offers creative team-building activities, healing arts workshops, and producing services for small businesses and nonprofits, as well as for marginalized and vulnerable populations. In addition, DreamQuilt develops, sponsors, and produces alternative entertainment, performance art, and variety shows for the Gainesville/Alachua County community.

We believe in economic opportunity, groundbreaking styles of art, and aesthetic and emotional support for all artists. We believe that art heals and creativity is for everyone. We believe in you.

SoulMakes 2018
SoulMakes 2018
An art show like no other. Witness art in action, meet local artists, and get your own creative juices flowing with workshops, participatory art, and...
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Bloody Valentine
Bloody Valentine
Whether you love or hate Valentine’s Day, you’re invited to bring your valentine — or not! — to the Bloody Valentine show, Feb. 10 and...
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Rock Musical Revue
Rock Musical Revue
Friday October 14, 2016, 10pm Market Street Pub and Cabaret The rock musical revue is the first of its kind in Gainesville. If you're a...
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Zombieville
Zombieville
Saturday July 23, 2016 — film fest: 8-10:30pm; variety show: 11pm-1am The Atlantic Come get prepared for the zombie apocalypse and catch a little undead...
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SoulMakes
SoulMakes
An upcoming event offers area residents ways to promote their health, both physical and mental, through creative expression. SoulMakes, described as a Healing Arts Showcase,...
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Bizarrelesque
Bizarrelesque
Local performing artists have rediscovered burlesque; now, they’re turning their talents to another great American art form -- vaudeville. DreamQuilt Productions of Gainesville is adding...
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2019 Calendar

  • Feb. 24: Active Streets + 352Creates 2019, Downtown Gainesville
  • Apr. 18, 7:30pm: Storytelling Meetup: Creation – with Self Narrate, The Bull
  • Apr. 26, 7pm: FemmeFest, Cypress and Grove Brewing Company
  • May 9, 6pm: Museum Nights, The Harn Museum of Art

Projects

We overhead several for-profit and on-profit projects.
CerridwenWorks
CerridwenWorks
Under the label CerridwenWorks, the agency assembles creative and technical personnel for the production of films and multimedia projects that are socially conscious, philosophically oriented,...
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DolphinWizard Puppetry and Toys
DolphinWizard Puppetry and Toys
DolphinWizard Puppetry and Toys is a Gainesville-based company under DreamQuilt's umbrella that produces live puppetry in our community and beyond, cultivates and curates new puppetry...
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ARTifacts
ARTifacts
The ARTIfacts program offers workshops for children and adults that use painting, drawing, dance, puppetry, and other creative forms as a means of supporting dialogue...
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DreamQuilt Entertainment
DreamQuilt Entertainment
Through DreamQuilt Productions, the agency produces theatrical pieces that connect to sociopolitical concerns, and emphasizes local, community-oriented playwrights. In addition, DreamQuilt uses puppetry, improv, and...
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What We Do

Creative Services

  • Creative storytelling and team-building workshops for organizations and individuals
  • Production assistance and agency services for individuals
  • Art curation, benefit coordination, and dialogue enhancement/social consciousness development for organizations

Original Productions

  • Development of alternative and neo-vaudeville entertainment
  • Blending of traditional musical and theatrical production styles
  • Performance companions to ARTifacts showcases

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