Performances & Events

Putting Creativity into Action

DU PAI's performances and arts events are evidence of memorable and enduring collaborations with facilities across Colorado. The casts and crews for these productions consist of incarcerated people, which means all design and technical elements are imagined and created inside. This dedication to the arts by all involved has resulted in two full-scale productions since Fall 2019.

I think a lot of people have the idea that prison is 'lock them up, throw away the key, they don't deserve anything.' So, when you start bringing the human conversation back . . . then those conversations start shifting.

DU PAI Incarcerated Participant
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