Innovation in Chicago Dance and Disability
@ University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Disability and Human DeveloPMent
1640 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608
Opening Wednesday, January 17th, from 3:30PM - 5PM
Discussion with Sarah Cullen Fuller, 2017 3Arts recipient Ginger Lane, and Kris Lenzo
Moderated by Carrie Sandahl
FREE and open to the public. Pre-registration strongly encouraged.
Public Dialogue and Information on the Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artist Awards Program
Co-hosted by UIC’s Bodies of Work: A Network of Disability Art and Culture University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Disability and Human Development
The conversation may include topics such as pushing forward physically-integrated dance in the city including collaborations between dancemakers with and without disabilities, examples of high quality work happening in the disability communities in Chicago, and artistic development opportunities available to Chicago-based choreographers with physical, mental and learning disabilities.
Chicago Dancemakers Forum launches its 15th Anniversary year with a series of public dialogues envisioning the future of Chicago Dance: opportunities for artist-to-artist exchange on innovation in the field. The sessions also include information about the application process for the Lab Artists Program, a $15,000 cash grant combined with a year of mentorship to support the research, development and performance of a newly choreographed work. http://www.chicagodancemakers.org/
ASL Intrepretation available.
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