Artbridges’ Community Arts 101 Audio Series: Judith Marcuse

May 18, 2016 by  Uncategorized /

Listen to Artbridges' Community Arts 101 audio series with ASC! Project Director, Judith Marcuse!

This blog is an excerpt from, originally posted on September 8, 2015, read more.

"Have a listen to Judith’s recording as she explains what is arts for social change means to her. Judith’s career spans over 50 years as a dancer, choreographer, producer, teacher and consultant. Trained in Canada and abroad, she danced with Canadian and foreign companies for three decades. Establishing Vancouver-based Dance Projects Society (1979) and turning to choreography, she created over 100 works for her own and other organizations. Her repertory company toured for 15 years, pioneering residency and youth programs. She has produced seven large-scale festivals. Her internationally-recognized work focuses on art for social change (ASC). Over a span of 18 years, the ICE, FIRE and EARTH multi-faceted projects explored suicide, violence and other issues as experienced by youth. Founder/Co-director of the International Centre of Art for Social Change, she has received an honorary doctorate from Simon Fraser University and a Senior Fellowship from Ashoka International. She currently leads a major national research project in ASC and has established a new, two-year ASC Master’s program to launch in Fall 2016."

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