YOUR SUPPORT is a testament to the power of art in all of our lives…


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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Birdies For Charity!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Travelers Championship Birdies for Charity program and pledged to JDPP! We can’t wait to receive the the final totals and share with you all how great JDPP did with your help!

Bridging Boundaries Residency at Parkville!

On My 21st, children from JDPP’s Parkville Bridging Boundaries outreach to children with parents in prison with their teaching artists and community mentors, shared their stories, art work and dance to a supportive and smiling audience. Read more

We are Hiring!!!!

Outreach Position: Director of Community Engagement:

The Judy Dworin Performance Project [JDPP] seeks qualified applicants for the position of Director of Community Engagement.  This position will work closely with JDPP Executive Director, Managing Director, Associate Artistic Director and other members of JDPP’s close-knit, action-oriented staff to deepen existing relationships as well as help identify new partners, program participants, and opportunities for financial support of JDPP’s three programmatic offerings – Bridging Boundaries, Moving Matters! and The Ensemble. Read more

What People Are Saying

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).”.

Wally Lamb
Best Selling Novelist
“… excites, moves, and educates audiences, and enhances the public’s understanding of the complicated equation of crime and punishment in America”

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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