BJP at Colloquium: Creativity & Innovation for Social Healing & Restorative Justice – Nov 2, 2019

At the beginning of next month you’ll find me at the American University College of Arts and Science Colloquium: Creativity & Innovation for Social Healing & Restorative Justice. I’m currently re-staging an excerpt of  2018’s “Resolute” as the day’s opening performance and co-teaching a workshop, “Embodied Reframing: Practical Tools that Reframe Space in Order to Reframe Conversations”… Read More

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2020-2022 Artist in Residence at Dance Place

Britta Joy Peterson is thrilled to be stepping into a new creative home as a 2020-2022 Artist in Residence (AIR) at Dance Place in Washington, DC! The Artist in Residence program at Dance Place is “committed to supporting two Washington, DC-area based artists over the course of two years through presentation opportunities, direct financial support,… Read More

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BJP performing in “INTO AND OUT OF” – Oct 18-19, 2019

Are you in the DC area this weekend? This Friday and Saturday, I will be performing in Ann Sofie Clemmensen’s new work “IN TO AND OUT OF” at the Kennedy Center. The work transports audience members through various spaces in Kennedy Center’s newest building, The REACH. I have loved dancing with the powerhouse cast of… Read More

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Excerpt of “And Now, or Hold Me” in NJ – June 8, 2019

Join us for a special excerpted performance of “And Now, or Hold Me” at the Smush Gallery in Jersey City! This excerpt, titled “Dylan”, zooms in on the landscape of authenticity for one performer, and the ability to generate the holding of space between flesh, and the space that is flesh, between audience and performer.… Read More

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Support BJP’s 2019-20 season!

I’ve just launched a campaign to raise funds for the development, production and performance of three dances on two continents! I dance, and make dances, because it is the most natural meeting of the two things I care about most – movement and people. The dances I make, and the people I make them with, are… Read More

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“And Now, or Hold Me” showing in NYC Wed May 8, 2019

Join us for a work in process showing of “And Now, or Hold Me”. A collaboration between Britta Joy Peterson, Sergio Guerra Abril and Dylan Lambert, this project is the latest installment of BJP’s relational duets. In process since January of 2019, “And Now, or Hold Me” pulls apart the relationship between self and space,… Read More

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“And Now, or Hold Me” showing in DC Fri May 3, 2019

Join us for a work in process showing of “And Now, or Hold Me”. A collaboration between Britta Joy Peterson, Sergio Guerra Abril and Dylan Lambert, this project is the latest installment of BJP’s relational duets. In process since January of 2019, “And Now, or Hold Me” pulls apart the relationship between self and space,… Read More

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“Vinegar Spirit” at Performance Mix Festival: 33 – June 7, 2019

Britta Joy Peterson’s Vinegar Spirit is one part self-portrait and two parts paradoxical performance piece. An amalgamation of hyper-precision and wild abandon, conflict and acceptance, this “solo” is danced by two forms, sound is created by movement, and gendered body parts are masked by costumes that evoke gendered traditions. See Vinegar Spirit alongside artists Audrée Juteau and Jill Guyon… Read More

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BJP teaching Friday Class at Dance Exchange – March 22, 2019

Lets ignite the physical and cultivate the conceptual. Join me on March 22, 9:30-11am at Dance Exchange in Takoma Park, MD for a contemporary practice of roving through contemporary practices involving technical rigor, artistic clarity, rhythmic acuity, improvisational research, and somatic awareness. We will start on the floor (centering, warming, welcoming), press through the space… Read More

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“Anatole” at Imagination Stage – Feb 9 -March 14

“Anatole: Mouse Magnifique” February 9-March 24, 2019 In repertory with Dickens’s Davy Copperfield  Book & Lyrics by John Maclay and Lee Becker Music composed by James Valcq Directed by Tom Story Choreography by Britta Joy Peterson Based on the books Anatole ® and Anatole the Cat ® by Eve Titus Best for Ages 4+ *Helen Hayes Recommended Tickets Meet Anatole-… Read More

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