Innovation in Chicago Dance and Disability
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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
Discussion with Sarah Cullen Fuller, Ginger Lane, and Kris Lenzo
Moderated by Carrie Sandahl
FREE and open to the public. Pre-registration strongly encouraged.
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 about envisioning the future of Chicago Dance in relationship to its past: an opportunity for artist-to-artist exchange. The discussion also includes information and application insights on the signature Lab Artist Awards program, a $15,000 cash grant combined with a year of mentorship to support the research, development and performance of a newly choreographed work.
ASL Intrepretation available.