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Housing & Transportation

Housing & Transportation


While participating in the Intensive you will be staying in one of several Goodspeed owned houses, which are all in easy walking distance of the Opera House and rehearsal studio. All houses are completely furnished. We will supply you with pillows, blankets, one set of linen(s), and one towel. The Goodspeed has private laundry facilities in East Haddam open to all Intensive participants. Each participants will have a private room with a desk, dresser, and bed. Most of the houses have shared bathrooms, kitchen, and living areas. The kitchens have basic appliances, including coffee makers and microwaves. The living rooms are furnished with a sofa, table, and television. Wireless internet access is available in all of our housing.  There is no smoking in any of the houses or apartments.

Please note: tuition covers accommodations at Goodspeed that are within walking distance of the program for students ages 18 and older. Students under age 17 must make alternate housing arrangements.


Upon your arrival to begin the Intensive, Goodspeed will provide you with transportation from the Old Saybrook, Conn., train station or from Bradley International Airport, Hartford-Springfield. As there are no grocery shopping facilities available within walking distance, all participants will be taken on a shopping trip shortly after arrival. This will be the only opportunity to stock up for the week (unless you can provide your own transportation) so please plan accordingly. For further information on getting to and from East Haddam, please contact Erin Coffey at 860.873.8664 x521 or ecoffey@goodspeed.org.


For those traveling to East Haddam by automobile, parking will be available near all housing.


For those who wish to rent a car while in East Haddam, here are a few options. Because rates and terms differ please call each location for a rate quote.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
These location provides pick-up and drop-off in East Haddam. Website

434 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook

275 Old Hartford Road, Colchester