CCT: Lifetime Achievement Award

The Connecticut Office of the Arts' Lifetime Achievement Award
 

The Connecticut Office of the Arts' Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual who has made sustained contributions of outstanding significance to and/or through the arts.

In April 2018, as part of Connecticut Arts Day, COA's presented its first Lifetime Achievement Award to Judy Dworin, the Founder, Executive and Artistic Director of The Judy Dworin Performance Project, Inc. (JDPP).  JDPP is a non-profit organization of professional artists who - on stage, in schools, in prisons and in the community - innovate, inspire, educate and collaborate.  Judy founded JDPP in 1989 based on a commitment to the important role the arts can and do play in challenging and creating change - personal, educational and global.

Judy was awarded the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her unwavering belief that the arts make a difference in our lives and to honor her tireless commitment to raise awareness about social issues and to create positive change through creative expression.