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The Complex Performing and Creative Arts Centre was Established in 2005 by Nichola Johnson and in 2011, Julie Watt joined as Co-Director. Nichola Johnson and Julie Watt bring a life-time love of the arts to The Complex Community. 

Johnson and Watt  both hold Masters of Fine Arts Degrees in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College, are practicing artists and are educators/professors in their respective arts field.  


The mission of The Complex Performing and Creative Arts Centre is to offer exceptional arts education to the community, create an innovative hub for performance and education, open a space for students to grow and flourish through creative critical thinking and ignite a life-time love of the arts for all students.  The Complex is not only a place of excellence in technical arts education, it is a place where students evolve year after year; they learn the importance of collaboration, strong work-ethic, dedication and persistence, self-actualization, self-discipline, creative problem solving, and critical thought.   

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The Place to BE for Arts Education in Connecticut ~

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