For over two decades, we have helped prisoners, returning citizens, and
Justice-involved youth build Second Acts through engagement with the arts.

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circle of trust workshop
with curt tofteland
of shakespeare behind bars

In cooperation with the Arts and Education Council and Shakespeare Behind Bars, we are pleased to present a new workshop coming to St. Louis on September 7th, 2019.

We Know What We Are, But Not What We May Be. Restorative Circles of Reconciliation: Creating Circles of Creativity & Healing

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PPA ANNOUNCES SHANNON DURIO AS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

Shannon will serve in partnership with Artistic Director, Christopher Limber, and Director of Youth Programs, Rachel Tibbetts, to provide executive and programmatic leadership for PPA, and continue to sustain and build the company's fundraising potential, administrative and fiscal well-being, and programmatic growth.

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join the celebration:
ppa annual bash
returns this september

Mark your calendars for our 2019 Annual Bash on September 5, 2019 at the beautiful Barnett on Washington. Join Prison Performing Arts in celebrating another amazing year of helping prisoners, returning citizens, and justice-involved youth build second acts through the arts.