Login  /  Register  | 3 premium articles left before you must register.

Judy Dworin Performance Project performs "Meditations from a Garden Seat"

Published January 17. 2013 4:00AM
"Meditations from a Garden Seat"

Dancer and theater artist Judy Dworin drew inspiration for her work "Meditations from a Garden Seat" from a piece created by inmates at the York Correctional Institution in Niantic.

As part of the Dworin dance company's arts residency there, they asked prisoners to write text and songs and to create dances. At the heart of it all was the idea that gardens can be a source of healing and regeneration.

Excerpts of the resulting piece will be performed by the Judy Dworin Performance Project Sunday at Chester's Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek.

A discussion with the dancers will follow the performance.


Judy Dworin Performance Project's "Meditations from a Garden Seat," 3 p.m. Sunday, Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 East Kings Highway, Chester; $12, free for ages 17 and under but may not be appropriate for kids under 13; (860) 526-8920.

News by Town

Most Recent Poll
What do you think of Obama's $500 million initiative to curb gun violence?
I fully support all measures intended to cut gun violence.
I fully oppose the measures as threats to our Second Amendment rights.
I support the measures but don't believe Congress will be able to pass them.
I oppose this plan because it is too strict but I think it is good to start the conversation.
Number of votes: 1494

No current items found