Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Facilitated by: Jenn Boulay and Kelsie Acton
Friday, September 25, 2:00pm to 4:00pm ADT.
We will be exploring how practicing disability justice can create access to and transform disability arts. Throughout this presentation we would like to imagine a future for disabled people, eradicating narratives that depict disability as tragic, unfortunate etc., ensuring that disabled artists and their voices are able to fully participate in the arts community.
Jenn Boulay is an emerging interdisciplinary theatre artist and scholar. She currently finishing her BA at the University of Toronto focusing on Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies and Equity (Disability) Studies
Kelsie Acton is a neurodivergent choreographer, access consultant and researcher, originally from the prairies of Alberta. She is currently based in London (U.K.) where she is the Inclusive Practice Manager at Battersea Arts Centre, the world's first Relaxed Venue
Please note all times are Atlantic Daylight Time.
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