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Dancing Through Prison Walls

April 2021

Undanced Dances Through Prison Walls During a Pandemic

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
man laying outstretched atop a suitcase

A virtual event centering 6 dances written inside Norco Prison, a 40-minute dance film, 11 artists conversing on dancing in carceral spaces (7 choreographic interpreters, 4 formerly incarcerated narrators) Produced by Dancing Through Prison Walls and 18th Street Arts Center (Spanish translation available) In 2016, choreographer and educator, Suchi Branfman, began a five-year choreographic residency inside the California Rehabilitation Center, a medium-security state men’s prison in Norco, California. The project, dubbed Dancing Through Prison Walls, developed into a critical dialogue…

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