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First Generation | Performance Project

About Us

Our Vision

The Performance Project envisions a world in which all people strive for personal and social liberation, where all individuals and cultures are honored, embrace interconnectedness, and we all are free to achieve our full potential.

Our Mission

The Performance Project is an arts community of many ages and ancestries that engages young people in intensive artistic training, inter-generational mentoring, leadership development, and community building through the arts.

What We Value

  • Art that engages the public in dialog about critical social and cultural issues
  • Art that expresses and celebrates our humanity and our inter-connectedness
  • Being a community of many languages
  • Intergenerational and Intercultural alliances
  • Life-long caring relationships over multiple generations
  • Multi-faceted educational experiences, i.e.: Contact with talented professional artists, academic and international communities, social and cultural activists
  • Critical independent thinking, youth leadership initiatives, public voice, and civic engagement
  • Access to quality educational and professional opportunities for our members
  • Coalition and movement building
  • Work that aims to dismantle systemic oppression
  • Achieving personal and collective excellence

tenderness is the newest performance by First Generation
For booking information contact: 413-374-4938