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

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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“Vinegar Spirit” at Dance Place – Jan 12-13, 2019

We are so excited to bring  “Vinegar Spirit” to our DMV area community through presentation at the Contemporary Viewpoints Festival at Dance Place, in Washington, DC. We hope that you can book your tickets soon, and that you’ll join us! And for coming to this site – you can get 20% off your tickets by… Read More

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Master Class at Dance Place – Dec 13, 2018

As part of Dance Place’s 2018-19 Master Class Series – come dance with BJP on Thursday December 13, 2018 from 9:30-11am. Our time together will include movement practices that support BJP’s creative work involving juicing up the body, roving through set material and improvised structures, and culminating material that involves big moves, precise performativity, and… Read More

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BJP in conversation with Julie Kent Sep 21, 2018

Movement Speaks: A Conversation with Julie Kent Next week, BJP joins colleague Andrew Taylor (Arts Management) and Julie Kent (Washington Ballet) for a conversation about dance, creativity, leadership and the vibrancy of DC arts community- join the discussion! FRI September 21 7:30PM Abrahamson Recital Hall at American University Free event with wine and dessert to… Read More

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