Arts Program

Connecting people of all abilities through the arts.

The Vista Life Arts Program is open to individuals of all abilities who live in the communities we serve and who are interested in the arts. Offerings include opportunities in the performing and visual arts world and promote artistic skills, interpersonal skills, build self-esteem and confidence, and led by professionals with deep expertise in their field of study. Key opportunities include:

A Shared Stage Productions 

This community-based program unites people of all ages and abilities through the performing arts.  A Shared Stage Productions provides meaningful opportunities by breaking down barriers and stigmas regarding individuals with disabilities and promoting awareness, understanding, and acceptance. This program includes our annually staged professional musical production at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate), classes and workshops, and outside partnerships with other performing arts professionals such as Project: Music Heals Us and the Yale’s Spizzwinks.

Join us for All Shook Up, our seventh musical production happening May 15 - 17 at The Kate. Click here for tickets.  


Vista Life’s visual arts program, Create, offers a variety of classes and workshops such as dance, video production, crafting, voice lessons.

Spring 2020 Create Catalog

If you are interested in hearing more about our Arts Program, please contact our Admissions Department at or inquire here.