From Aspiration to Artist: A Conversation about Physically Integrated Dance in Chicago

November 10, 2011

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Carrie Sandahl moderating a discussion about dance that includes people with disabilities.

This panel discussion explores the state of training and performance for physically integrated dance—dance that includes both dancers with and without physical disabilities.

The panel addresses: The history of physically integrated dance in Chicago; training available for young dancers; barriers that dancers with disabilities face in the profession; best practices for physically integrated dance training; critical assessment of physically integrated performances; training of educators and choreographers on incorporating dancers with disabilities into work; and preparing audiences to appreciate the art form.

Recorded Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at Access Living.