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Jessicah Blanchard & Ian Locke

Jessicah Blanchard & Ian Locke are up-and-coming teaching artists making waves with many young people in the region as they share their skills while encouraging youth to challenge themselves and reach new levels from the safe spaces that they help create and maintain.

i found my people

i found my people is a project that captures the surreal feeling of what happens when young people have the opportunity to grow and thrive in an artistic community that allows them to embrace their truth. Lead by teaching artists (and former youth) Jessicah Blanchard & Ian Locke, this piece combines storytelling and poetry with music and choreography to weave a new depiction of the home that they found.