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Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Arts news

Call out for actors with a disability
Ever After Theatre (based in Rozelle) is seeking 2 actors to take up the opportunity of joining us to present a new Australian Theatre Work called Social Network Stories which will be performed at Carriageworks in early May. 
Ever After Theatre is an emerging ensemble of actors who happen to have disability. You should have some experience in performing and be excited by the idea of being involved in a production with a unique emerging Australian Theatre Company. For more information about the show in May please visit the Carriageworks Program 
For more information about joining this project contact Sue: 9555 8988 extension 2 or
Source: Accessible Arts, 11th February 2014 

Dance residency - expressions of interest for July 2014
Expressions of Interest are now being sought from Australian and international dance artists wishing to attend the second annual Beyond Technique Residency facilitated by Philip Channells / Dance Integrated Australia. This week-long disability-inclusive dance residency will take place at the Boyd Education Centre from Monday 30 June – Friday 4 July 2014.
The Corner Dance Lab 2014
The inaugural 'The Corner Dance Lab' held in January 2014 was a 6-day program of workshops, master classes and choreographic labs led by some of Australia’s leading dance artists for and with dancers with and without disabilities. 
The week was guided by event co-founders, Philip Channells (Dance Integrated Australia) and Gavin Webber (Animal Farm Collective) who on the closing night’s showing hustled for some of the spotlight of their own as joint MC’s wearing matching skeleton-print outfits. 
42 dancers took up the opportunity, eager to embed themselves deeply into diverse creative practices including: contact improvisation, qigong, release and recover, impulsive actions, dance theatre and choreographic investigations using contemporary dance techniques ... read more here and more pictures here

The Soft Knife - Casula Powerhouse
Emily Crockford and Megan Pelham, two artists with Down syndrome, will have works showing in the exhibition The Soft Knife, art the Casula Powerhouse (south western Sydney), 5 April - 18 May 2014

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