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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PROJECT GIRL - JESSICA GREER MORRIS, SELECTED AS 150 WOMEN IN THE WORLD

 

Project Girl Performance Collective is proud to announce that Executive Director Jessica Greer Morris has been selected as one of Newsweek's 150 Women Who Shake Up The World. Jessica joins the company of Meryl Streep, Oprah, Lady Gaga and many other fearless women leaders. Read the article here.

Photo by Ashley Marinaccio

PROJECT GIRL FEATURED ON "THE DEBRIEF WITH DAVID USHERY"

Sunday February 26, 2012 at 5:30 am and 12:00pm 

 

Tune in on Sunday, February 26th at 12:00pm EST, Project Girls Dominique Fishback, Monica Furman, Jai Raphael, Deanna Alexandra and Artistic Director Ashley Marinaccio will be interviewed and performing on NBC's The Debrief with David Ushery. This episode will air at 5:30 am and again at 12 noon. 

PROJECT GIRL: UNPLUGGED at PLANET HOLLYWOOD

Monday, February 13th 2012 at 6:30pm

 

Directed by Ashley Marinaccio 
Stage Managed by Christa Noelle 
Developed by Sara Lyons, Feminist in Residence 
Produced by Jessica Greer Morris

Featuring New Work by the Project Girl Performance Collective: Monica Furman, Dominique Fishback, Karen Vigo, Samantha Phillips, Sophie Walker, Lily Houghton, Tracey Hassel, Danielle Walker, Tess Cronin, Izzy Schechner, Jai Raphael, Roni Laytin , Isabella Olaguera, Molly Kirschner , Aya E. Abdelaziz, Jenna Frances, Breani Michele 

“PGPC Unplugged” is the bi-monthlyopen mic slam of new work being developed by the Project Girl Performance Collective. "PGPC Unplugged" features a brand new collection of never before seen monologues and songs written by collective members addressing topics of family, growing up, dating, sexuality, body image, failure and success.

PROJECT GIRLS PERFORM AT TEDxWOMEN

Thursday, December 1st 2011

 

 

Participants around the world taking part in today’s TEDxWomen conference were inspired by Project Girl Performance Collective, and walked away with the message that girls can change the world. Project Girl Performance Collective created and performed an original theatrical piece on behalf of Girl Up on the idea that together, girls have the power to create a better future for themselves and their sisters around the world. 


PRESS RELEASE - Project Girl Performance Collective Performs at TEDxWOMEN
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PROJECT GIRLS ON PBS NEWS HOUR

August 9th, 2011

 

Project Girls are featured on the PBS News Hour with the Girl Up Campaign. Click here to watch the video and read the transcript. 

PROJECT GIRLS PERFORM AT THE WHITE HOUSE

Friday, June 24th 2011

 

Project Girl Performance Collective performed Project Girl: Congo at the White House. The event coincided with the First Lady’s trip to Africa. Project Girl: Congo raises awareness about discrimination and violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Guests heard stories from the ground and participated in activities organized by the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up Campaign. Jocelyn Frye, Deputy Assistant to the President, and Director of Policy and Special Projects for the First Lady, hosted the event.

PRESS RELEASE - Project Girls Perform at the White House
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PRESS RELEASE - Young Girls Speak Out at the UN Commission on the Status of Women Conference (March, 2011)
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PROJECT GIRLS PERFORM AT THE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

 

Through monologues, songs and spoken word, Project Girls will be addressing the 2011 theme of "Women's access to science and technology". For more information, see the press release below.