2022 Dance for Social Change Festival: Through Our Eyes

Presented by Dancing Grounds and the CAC
Presented by
Dancing Grounds
Dancing Grounds
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans

Dancing Grounds (DG) and the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) present the Dance for Social Change (DSC) 2022 Festival: Through Our Eyes, a four-day program led by New Orleans youth that examines the mental health impacts of the pandemic and dreams of healing and recovery in our future.

All events include the premiere of Through Our Eyes, DSC Teen Company’s new immersive multidisciplinary work, and Overcharged, a Teen Visual Art Exhibition curated by DG and the CAC.

The 2022 Festival is a follow up to last year’s film, Ya Heard Meh: Youth Stories in a Global Pandemic, winner of Special Jury Mention at the 2021 New Orleans Film Festival in the documentary short category.

Space is limited. RSVP or ticket purchase through Dancing Grounds is required for attendance to all festival events. Ticket questions? Contact info@dancingrounds.org.

First Floor Atrium, CAC First Floor Galleries, CAC Second Floor Gallery, Black Box Theater
Festival Schedule
2022 Teen Exhibition: "Overcharged"
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Wednesday, April 20: High School Field Trip Day
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Thursday, April 21: Premiere Party
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Friday, April 22: Teen Night feat. Big Freedia
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Saturday, April 23: Family Day
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Dancing Grounds is an award-winning nonprofit that develops young leaders, promotes health and wellness, and advocates for social change through inclusive and accessible dance programs. For more information and to view past DSC works, visit dancingrounds.org or follow @dancinggrounds

DSC Teen Company Members
Amari James
Amaya Smith
Amira Mumford
Amelia Gaskew
Daniel Gray
Melani Martinez
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2022 Teen Open Call Exhibition
Wednesday Apr 20 – Sunday Jun 19, 2022
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