To develop arts experiences that provide honest perspectives on relevant social issues.
To use art as a language and a vehicle for social change, not just a technique or a form of entertainment.
To create "hybrid" performance work that blends various art forms harmoniously through collaboration and exploration.
In 2015, artist Mandie Reiber set out into Over-the-Rhine, Ohio and began interviewing strangers about their greatest challenges. Since then, hundreds of stories have been collected from local citizens of every ethnicity, age, and occupation. PDT uses a unique collaborative process to transform these true stories into artistic experiences, including original songs, poems, visual art and choreography.
© 2017 by Pedamentum Dance Theatre.