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The Ensemble

The Ensemble inspires change through innovative, movement-based, multi-arts performance on stage that examines social and personal issues of our time.

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Moving Matters!

The Moving Matters! Residency Program brings movement-based multi-arts residencies into schools and educational institutions through collaborative multi-arts projects designed to be age appropriate (Grades 1- high school).

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Bridging Boundaries

The Bridging Boundaries Arts Intervention Program uses arts intervention coupled with social work, to bridge the forced separations of populations affected by incarceration.

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It’s Birdies for Charity Time!

JDPP is thrilled to announce our fundraising partnership with the 2016 Travelers Championship Birdies for Charity program, August 1- 7, 2016. This year we aim to raise a much-needed $8,000 to help fund Moving Matters! as well as our many programs that serve urban communities through the arts. Read more

‘Brave in a New World’ at La Grua Center

On Saturday, July 23, Judy Dworin Performance Project will present excerpts from upcoming premiere Brave in a New World at La Grua Center, 32 Water St. Stonington, CT at 5:00 p.m.

The piece conjures images of confinement and separation, hurdles and bridges, shadows of the past looming over the present, and the strength and courage of children affected by incarceration as well as their loved ones who have served their time.

This work features women who have re-entered society from York Correctional Institution with the professional Ensemble of the Judy Dworin Performance Project and the voices of children who have parents in prison.

Suggested donation $5.

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Save the Date for ‘Brave in a New World’!


Thursday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts—Theater of the Performing Arts

359 Washington Street, Hartford, CT.

Please click here to purchase tickets online.

For more information please email or call 860-527-9800

What People Are Saying

Henry Timms
Founder of #GivingTuesday
“Judy Dworin Performance Project uses the arts to rehumanize people…& remember those forgotten.”

Governor Dannel P. Malloy
Governor of Connecticut
After Governor Malloy attended the performance of Windows at York CI with First Lady and Greater Hartford Arts Council Executive Director Cathy Malloy, the Governor acknowledged the women for their courage in sharing their stories and concluded by saying that ” …in your writings, in your speech, in your dance, in your overall performance–you reflect the humanity that is within each of you and within a broader society…congratulations on your success in this performance…and thank you, Judy (Dworin).”

Sharma Howard
Hartford Courant
“In some ways, Dworin represents the Connecticut dance scene today, sailing in many different directions, finding voice and purpose in uncharted territory.”

Carol Terry
Director of the Greater Hartford Dance Umbrella
Tonight’s performance of The Witching Hour was truly exceptional. You all reminded us that dance is ephemeral unless we keep doing it..….The audience was captivated, holding its breath for the next movement of dancers in this new space, seamlessly breathing together and each breath and movement contributed meaningfully to the telling of this story. And we all breathed in the spoken and sung words as part of the magic of movement. Read more

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