At The Old Flour Mill Gallery in Euroa – provided free of charge with the help of Vichealth funding – two independent Arts Access workshops will focus on:
1)dance for people with intellectual disabilities on Friday 4 November;
2)options for people with physical disabilities on Saturday 5 November.
Led by members of the Weave Movement Theatre, the workshops (10am -5pm)will develop skills and provide networking opportunities for disability recreation workers, AAA (access for all abilities)workers, dance teachers and dance group leaders.
Arts Access provides access to arts and cultural activity for people who are disadvantaged. The Shire of Strathbogie’s ‘SPIN’ project gives locals of all ages and abilities the opportunity to learn new dance styles and participate in a range of dance events. Ausdance Victoria will ensure that dance teachers in and around the Shire will be able to participate in dance specific professional development.
The Weave Movement Theatre company consists of 12 strong and skilled performers, half with physical disabilities and half without. Many have backgrounds and training in dance, theatre and other performing arts. They have developed a performance style which is an integration of body types and of theatrical forms, with a focus on movement/dance based theatre, characterisation, irony and humour.
FOR MORE INFO CONTACT: Tess Noonan-Egan on 03 5795 3513 or the Shire of Strathbogie on 03 5795 2010