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THE BARRIER PROJECT by Orange Grove Dance is a part of the Mapping Racism Project. After months of field work and conversations with residents of the historic neighborhood of North Brentwood, Maryland, THE BARRIER PROJECT became a multi-location site-specific dance and design performance that traversed audiences through the town in May of 2019. Directed and conceived by: Orange Grove Dance Choreography: Colette Krogol and Matt Reeves in collaboration with performers Performers: Colette Krogol, Chris Law, Shanice Mason, Juliana Ponguta, Matt Reeves, and Nicole Sneed Projection & Sound Design: Matt Reeves Stage Manager: Tori Ujczo Voices of the North Brentwood Community: Mr. Arthur J. Dock Stuart Eisenberg Una Palmer Mayor Petrella Robinson Denise Thomas Alongside voices from a 1994 interview with North Brentwood residents graciously shared by The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Thanks to Chris Law and Ama Law for their vital role within the creation of this work. Through important conversations and a dedication to this project you helped bring this work to life. Special Thanks Joe’s Movement Emporium, Brooke Kidd, Neena Narayanan, Andre Mazelin, Mayor Petrella Robinson, Stuart Eisenberg, PGAAMCC, Jake Rollow, Ryan Craun, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, and Gustavo Collaboration A partnership between Hyattsville Community Development Corporation and Joe’s Movement Emporium. Community Collaborators: Cities of Hyattsville & North Brentwood Prince George’s African-American Musuem & Cultural Center Pyramid Atlantic Ally Theatre Company Orange Grove Dance Support for Mapping Racism comes from: MID-ATLANTIC ARTS FOUNDATION: Cross-Sector Arts Grant City of Hyattsville Prince George’s Arts & Humanities Council Prince George’s County Council Member, Deni Taveras Long & Foster Real Estate Broker, Ann Barrett