Free Black Dirt

Free Black Dirt is artistic partnership formed by Minneapolis based collaborators, Junauda Petrus and Erin Sharkey. Committed to the creating original theatre and performance, hosting innovative events, organizing local artists, and promoting and supporting the emerging artists’ community in the Twin Cities, Free Black Dirt seeks to spark and engage in critical conversations.  Junauda Petrus is a writer and aerialist and performer and ragamuffin and gardener and black and a cosmic bag lady and has a gap in her teeth. Erin Sharkey is a prose poet, essayist, educator and graphic designer, passionate about creating events and spaces where community and art can live.