Judy Dworin Performance Project

Moving for Change Since 1989.

JDPP is...resilience

The pandemic has challenged us all to the very core. JDPP was no different—we could no longer rehearse in person or meet our program participants in schools and prisons. How could we delve into and share the lifesaving terrain of the arts and performance in these circumstances? How could we dance together on Zoom? How could we keep a performance residency alive in a prison through correspondence? How could we keep kids in schools engaging in movement and the arts as well as the moms and dads and their families that we work with who are separated by incarceration?

In each case we found a way and learned what it could provide—how it could grow our resources, our reach, and our ways of doing things. And so JDPP expanded—including virtual programming in schools as well as sharing rehearsals, open rehearsals, and performances on Zoom; establishing a new virtual platform for JDPP artists of color, presenting dances on film; designing performances for outdoors; and creating booklets for families and their loved ones in prison keeping them connected through artistic expression.

Since 1989 JDPP has lived out the radically simple idea that the arts enhance our lives in vitally important ways, holding communities together in times of challenge and upheaval and circumventing barriers, silence, and oppression. We continue to carry this critical mission forward into the future.


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Judy Dworin Performance Project, Inc.

Judy Dworin Performance Project, Inc.

Moving for Change Since 1989

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We are OVERJOYED to be back in the classroom! This week marks the start of our 2022 Moving Matters! Residency at Parkville Community School and the Expeditionary Learning Academy at Moylan ❤ ... See MoreSee Less

We are OVERJOYED to be back in the classroom! This week marks the start of our 2022 Moving Matters! Residency at Parkville Community School and the Expeditionary Learning Academy at Moylan ❤

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Oh yay! Have so much fun being back with those kiddos in such a wonderful school doing all your great work!

That’s so exciting!

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Yay!!!

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Dec. 10 at 6:30pm on Zoom! give.judydworin.org/event/fresh-flexible-and-forward-jdpp-2022/e372339 Move for change with us at JDPP’s second annual fundraiser and get a sneak peek at some 2022 surprises! youtu.be/OQt0SNSTZjM ... See MoreSee Less

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As of noon today you have helped us raise $1,320! Thank you!!
Can you help JDPP reach our goal of $3,500?
Thanks! give.judydworin.org/GT2021
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As of noon today you have helped us raise $1,320! Thank you!!
Can you help JDPP reach our goal of $3,500?
Thanks! https://give.judydworin.org/GT2021

Today is the day! Your support helps JDPP educate, inspire, and raise awareness, bridging the boundaries of art and social justice to create a more equitable society. Make a gift and be part of our mission. give.judydworin.org/GT2021
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Today is the day! Your support helps JDPP educate, inspire, and raise awareness, bridging the boundaries of art and social justice to create a more equitable society. Make a gift and be part of our mission. https://give.judydworin.org/GT2021
Thanks!

Join us for our next Response and a Call Series, Sons & Sons. Friday, Nov. 12 at 6:30pm on Zoom! The is a free event, but you do need to register: give.judydworin.org/event/a-response-and-a-call-sons-and-suns/e369638 ... See MoreSee Less

Join us for our next Response and a Call Series, Sons & Sons. Friday, Nov. 12 at 6:30pm on Zoom! The is a free event, but you do need to register: https://give.judydworin.org/event/a-response-and-a-call-sons-and-suns/e369638

Save-the-Date, Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 for JDPP's online fundraiser! Join us as we share our vision for creating new pathways forward into an exciting, fresh, and flexible 2022! give.judydworin.org/event/fresh-flexible-and-forward-jdpp-2022/e372339 ... See MoreSee Less

Save-the-Date, Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 for JDPPs online fundraiser! Join us as we share our vision for creating new pathways forward into an exciting, fresh, and flexible 2022! https://give.judydworin.org/event/fresh-flexible-and-forward-jdpp-2022/e372339

This performance is free, but space is limited. Please reserve your tickets by noon this Friday, 10/8! give.judydworin.org/event/jdpp-and-hbsc-present-emergence/e351090 ... See MoreSee Less

This performance is free, but space is limited. Please reserve your tickets by noon this Friday, 10/8! https://give.judydworin.org/event/jdpp-and-hbsc-present-emergence/e351090
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Judy Dworin Performance Project, Inc. is a 501c(3) organization.

Our Funders and Sponsors


Funders:     Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving     The Darlene J Bailey Charitable Trust through Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund                         J. Walton Bissell Foundation, Inc.                    Digel Family Foundation     Ensworth Charitable Foundation               Ellen Jeanne Goldfarb Memorial Charitable Trust through Trinity College               Isabella's Pink Bus     George A. and Grace L. Long Foundation          Sharon R. O’Meara Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving     Stewart B. McKinney Foundation                         Charles Nelson Robinson Fund               Watkinson Prisoners Aid Society               Sponsors:     BlumShapiro     Budwitz & Meyerjack P.C.     Hardman Law Offices     GeoQuest, Inc.     Roger’s Fine Liquors     Yankee Discount Liquor     … and a huge THANK YOU to the many Friends who have supported JDPP over the years!