Q. Is the festival happening?
Yes, it is. We will continue to monitor the development of the outbreak and inform all participants in the event of cancelations due to mandates by the government, Colby College, or through our assessment of health and safety risks.
Q. What happens if the 2020 festival gets canceled due to the virus?
All participants will have options to receive refunds or to postpone their participation and enroll in our 2021 season.
Q. What happens if the festival does not get canceled, but I am unable to attend due to Coronavirus?
If you are unable to attend due to government-mandated travel restrictions from your country, you will be able to apply your tuition credit towards enrollment in our 2021 season.
Q. I am unable to attend due to the Coronavirus. Can I reapply next year?
Yes. To facilitate applicants who were affected by the Coronavirus, all applicants to our 2020 season will be able to resubmit their application without charge to our 2021 season regardless of the outcome.
Q. What is the festival doing to ensure the safety of its participants?
Your health and safety is our top priority. In addition to the festival's precautionary measures and staff training, we require our participants to go through health screening and provide a form completed by health professionals before their arrival on-campus. We are also subject to Colby College's comprehensive COVID-19 response plans. Information is available at http://www.colby.edu/healthandcounseling/coronavirus/