Families and Prison Performances

Inspired by a trip I made in 2003 where I met Leslie Neal, Founder and Artistic Director of ArtSpring, and attended a performance at the Broward County Correctional Institution in Florida, I returned to York CI (Connecticut’s only state-level prison for women) determined to open up the prison performances to family members.  I learned from …

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Judy Dworin Performance Project’s Moving Matters! Residency Program at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, CT

The Judy Dworin Performance Project is moving into its 4th year of residency work at York Correctional Institution for women in Niantic, CT. There has been tremendous growth in the women we have worked with at York in self-confidence and self esteem; in their ability to work as a group; in their ability to express …

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