DANCE + SOCIAL JUSTICE CONFERENCES

Each year, Free Body Project holds an event which convenes global leaders, founders, change makers, development practitioners, peace building professionals, artists, and activists all contributing to the advancement of the field of dance and social justice. 

 

 

Current EVENTS


The theme for this year's Dance + Social Justice Conference is RESILIENCE.

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THE GOALs 


SHARING: Conferences are platforms for global changemakers to share how dance and movement are utilized within diverse international development, social change and peace building programs and initiatives, mapping models for international dance + social justice work.

ENGAGING: The events create a clear and accessible space for the global field of dance and social justice while simultaneously building a community of passionate, curious and engaged practitioners and supporters.

ADVOCACY: Through this space and community, Free Body Project will promote the use of dance and movement within international development practices, programs and policies. This space will also allow donors to better understand how and why dance and movement are powerful resources, improving availability of resources and further benefitting dance and social justice organizations. 

 

 

PAST CONFERENCES


THE DANCE + SOCIAL JUSTICE CONFERENCE 2016

On December 7th, Free Body Project teamed up with some incredible partners -- Gibney Dance and New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study -- to curate an engaging event grounded in movement and impact. 

December, 2016

Learn more about the 2016 conference


 

THE EMBODIED EMPOWERMENT PANEL EVENT

Hosted by the Martha Graham Dance Company in New York, NY, our first conference brought together seven through leaders in the field of dance and social justice to explore themes of movement and making a difference. 

June, 2015

Learn more about the 2015 conference. 

 


MOVING FOR PEACE THROUGH THE EYES OF DANCE ACTIVISTS

Held at Brandeis University as part of the annual 'DEIS Impact Social Justice Forum in Waltham, Massachusetts. This first event brought together three thought leaders promoting peace and empowering lives through dance with an avid audience. 

February, 2014