The Ensemble inspires change through innovative, movement-based, multi-arts performance on stage that examines social and personal issues of our time.
Tunxis Community College invites the community to “In My Shoes,” a free performance by Judy Dworin Performance Project on March 13 at 10 a.m. in Founders Hall. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.
“In My Shoes” brings the voices of women in and outside of prison to the stage in spoken word, dance and song and asks audiences to engage in what it would be like to be in someone else’s shoes as it challenges us to explore issues of criminal justice from the stance of our common humanity. Read more
On January 14th in the Community Room at the Parkville Senior Center the participants in JDPP’s Bridging Boundaries Art Intervention’s Youth With Incarcerated Parents program, along with their mentors and JDPP teaching artists, showcased their artwork and writings for the seniors, their family, and other invited guests including Jill Spineti the president and CEO of First Niagara Bank, whose funding has made this yearlong residency at Parkville Community School possible. Read more
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).”.
Best Selling Novelist
“… excites, moves, and educates audiences, and enhances the public’s understanding of the complicated equation of crime and punishment in America”
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