THE FREE BODY FILM SERIES

THE DANCE + SOCIAL JUSTICE CONFERENCE

THE TEAM 


ABOUT 

 

amplifying the voices of inspiring people impacting lives THROUGH DANCE.

 

Together we are defining a field. 

 
 

We envision a world in which all bodies are free from exploitation, trauma, and oppression and where movement is an integral tool for healing and social change.  

 
 

THE FREE BODY FILM SERIES 

Amplifying stories of dance disrupting mental health care and promoting empowerment for youth and underserved communities around the world, as told by the practitioners themselves. 

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MOVE FOR FREEDOM

Portland, Oregon, USA

The first film in the Free Body Project series of dance-documentary films, Move for Freedom was created as a statement of solidarity with the dancers, artists, empowerment facilitators and counter-trafficking advocates of the India-based non-profit, Kolkata Sanved

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FROM THERE TO HERE

Kolkata, India

Profoundly inspiring dance therapy practitioners trained by the organization, Kolkata Sanved, move through their city of Kolkata, India, empowering some of the city’s most vulnerable populations -- adolescent survivors of human trafficking and violence -- through dance and movement.

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THE DANCE + SOCIAL JUSTICE CONFERENCE

A full-day event convening dancers, experts, and activists to share methods, models, and movement for impact. 

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UPCOMING CONFERENCE

 

PAST SPEAKERS

 
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"The Dance+ Social Justice conference is awesome sauce and I'm coming again next year."

- Margie Gillis

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"Another nice quote goes here!"

- Amber Elizabeth Gray

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"Here's another really nice quote that I need to find in my emails. "

- Toni Shapiro-Phim

 
 
 

RESOURCES

EMBODIED EMPOWERMENT

MARTHA GRAHAM, NYC

2015

 

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DANCE + TRAUMA

GIBNEY DANCE + NYU, NYC

2016

 

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RESILIENCE

GIBNEY DANCE + FOLEY ART GALLERY, NYC

2017

 

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THE TEAM 

Our team of artists and activists is dedicated to building a world without gender violence. We  recognize and champion the power of dance, movement, and the body in international development and peace building to promote healing, empathy, awareness, and change on a global scale. 

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SYDNEY SKOV

JANIQUE ROBILLARD

PAULIUS KONTIJEVAS

CHELSEA BONOSKY