Justice Dance Performance Project Blog

February 12, 2024

A Response and a Call Talks Books

Justice Dance Performance Project’s signature platform for artists of color will record local voices in a community conversation about the value of books and the freedom to read. Since 2020, following the murder of George Floyd, JDPP’s ‘A Response and […]
January 26, 2024


Is anybody there, is anybody listening? Can anybody hear me, is anybody there? Is my voice put on silence, my life put on mute? Is anybody listening, does anybody care? Is anybody there? A song from Unmuting, lyrics and melody […]
January 26, 2024

Moving Matters! at Parkville

Our Moving Matters! residency at Parkville Community School is now underway. JDPP teaching artists are exploring movement and visual arts with students in the 3rd and 4th grades. The theme for this residency is “I have a Voice,” based on […]
January 26, 2024

New Year, More Boundaries Bridged

After a short break for the holidays our Bridging Boundaries programs are back in full swing. We are also excited to announce that after almost 4 years we will be able to hold an extended family visit this summer for […]
December 20, 2023

Dancing the Dance of Change

JOINING HANDS FOR JUSTICE AT ARTISTS COLLECTIVE—SO MANY THANKS! As we approach the completion of 2023, we find ourselves in a world torn apart by war, violence, and conflict. It is challenging to say the least. But hope is always […]
November 10, 2023

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open A few weeks ago, I finished reading Sy Montgomery’s The Soul of an Octopus–a captivating personal account of the deep intelligence and emotional capacity of octopuses. I was totally surprised by Sy’s well-told story of her experiences […]