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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Making Me Whole. Prison, Art and Healing

We are incredibly grateful for the overwhelming support for Making Me Whole. Prison, Arts and Healing, JDPP’s documentary partnership project with CPTV.

If you were not able to view the documentary on CPTV when it aired this past week, you may now view it in its entirety by clicking here.

Thank you for your energetic support!

Arts, Camera, Action! JDPP—On the Air

You’re invited to JDPP’s documentary debut! October 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hartford Public Library. Visit our Eventbrite page to register for this wonderful evening. And for more info about the documentary partnership with CPTV and to watch the trailer Click here!

The documentary will feature unprecedented footage from behind the personal and pragmatic prison walls of program participants in JDPP’s Bridging Boundaries outreach as they navigate their passage to freedom and meaningful personal connections. Perspectives, insights, hurdles and triumphs will be directly shared by the project’s incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals, their children and families, prison staff, and JDPP teaching artists and social work partners, compelling insights into a humane approach to crime and punishment. Read more

Birdies for Charity!

Thank you to everyone who donated to JDPP through Travelers Championship’s Birdies for Charity pledge drive! Because of your support we have raised over $8,000!

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