PMMDC produces movement-based multidisciplinary performance works that include community engagement and audience interaction as an artistic practice.
PIA MONIQUE MURRAY DANCE COLLECTIVE (PMMDC) celebrates the powerful potential of collaborative art. PMMDC was created by Pia Monique Murray to connect like-minded artists of various disciplines who are committed to making valuable artistic contributions to the world. Together they fuse artistic expressions of movement, video, sound, and installation art until the boundaries no longer exist.
Pia Monique Murray, a jack of all trades in the dance industry, is a choreographer, performer, teacher, arts administrator, stage/tour/company manager, rehearsal assistant and producer. She has worked with nora chipaumire, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Camille A. Brown, and the late Blondell Cummings in various capacities. Pia Monique Murray Dance Collective (PMMDC) produces movement-based multidisciplinary performance works that include community engagement and audience interaction as an artistic practice. PMMDC creatively produces Kendra J. Ross’ The Sankofa Residency and Pia’s original work Black Daisies, a multidisciplinary project made of a photo essay, dance film, and live installation performance. As Bailey’s Cafe’s Producing Artistic Director Pia produces As Quiet As It’s Kept, a multi-discipline ethnography of the longtime residents of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. In 2021 she artistically produced We Are Here, an 11-week public art installation in Bedford-Stuyvesant featuring portraits by Robyn Towmey and interviews by Monica L. Williams, in partnership with 651 ARTS and Photoville. She is currently a Producing Fellow in Urban Bush Women’s Choreographic Center Initiative (CCI) 2.0 and Associate Producer of Chanon Judson and Mame Diarra Speis’ Haint Blu.
Bailey’s Café is honored to serve as the fiscal sponsor for PMMDC. Please consider making a fully tax-deductible donation. Online at Bailey’s Cafe (givesmart.com) or send a check made out to: Bailey’s Cafe, 324 Malcolm X Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11233. Please put PMMDC on the memo line.