Joe’s Movement Emporium

Joe’s Movement Emporium is a cultural arts hub that acts as a catalyst for creativity and economic opportunity. Joe’s has five arts-based youth programs that bridge the creative divide between under-resourced families and those with means. Through programs and productions in education, performing arts, and work readiness, Joe’s integrates progressive education, creativity, and youth development. and productions in education, performing arts, and work readiness, Joe’s integrates progressive education, creativity, and youth development.

Hyattsville Community Development Corporation

The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (CDC) is a 501 c(3) non-profit organization. We are professionals, tradesmen, business owners, artists, longtime and new residents. We work to reverse indifference and blight in the City of Hyattsville and surrounding communities. We recognize Hyattsville’s social, cultural, and material assets, and are committed to harnessing our community’s potential and talents to revitalize the City and neighboring areas. Our board and staff are comprised of Hyattsville residents and local stakeholders.

Producing Partners

Ally Theatre Company

  Ally Theatre Company produces theatre designed to engage audiences through acknowledging and confronting systemic oppression in America. ​In doing so, they hope to play a small part in creating the space and opportunity needed to form new traditions and conversations, while steadily inching toward the eradication of systemic violence, prejudice, and racism in our society.  For Mapping Racism, Ally Theatre is producing a new play that weaves stories of properties and their owners affected by systematic racism in our community.   

Doug Robinson

Doug Robinson is a theatre artist based in the DC Metro Area. He received his BFA from Long Island University in 2015. In 2015 his play Tree Fort premiered at the New York Emerging Artists Festival at the TADA theatre. In 2017 he was the recipient of the inaugural Imagination Stage Rebecca Rice Community Engagement Grant. For Mapping Racism, Doug is the playwright for the Ally Theatre production creating a new play highlighting Route 1’s restricted past.

Orange Grove Dance

A multimedia dance company that creates visually athletic experiences through the lenses of dance, film, and design. In 2017 they were selected as the ‘Audience Choice Award’ winner of the 34th Annual Choreographers Showcase for their work Holding, Here, which was described by Dance Metro DC as a “magically spun… visual tale of suspension, tension, and community within a multilayered moving painting”.   For Mapping Racism, Orange Grove Dance will create a site-specific performance that involves the audience to overcome a marked border between Brentwood and North Brentwood, Maryland, two towns divided by race and sentiment during the period of post-Civil War settlement.


Institutional Partners:
The Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation’s Cross Sector Arts Partnership Program
Maryland Humanities Council
The City of Hyattsville

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