Dance Integrated Workshops

images-1Ausdance Queensland are running a disability-inclusive dance workshop program for emerging and established artists / arts workers, dancers, actors, physical theatre performers and community arts practitioners. The workshops will be held at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts 16 – 18 July 2013.

As one of the leading disability-inclusive dance practitioners in Australia, Philip Channells’ expertise is to engage people of diverse cultural backgrounds in an inclusive dance environment. He specialises in high quality dance education and performance projects, advocacy for disability arts practice, and professional development for teachers and artists working in schools, community groups and day centres. He generates new creative opportunities and work that is inspired by the life experience of the people he collaborates with.

Participants will:

  • Engage is a skills development opportunity
  • Enhance their understanding of disability-inclusive dance practice
  • Develop a deeper understanding of generating new dance vocabulary
  • Connect with other industry professionals working in the dance and/or disability sector
  • Learn about cultures of disability in the arts
  • Devise movement material for a showing outcome

All workshops are inclusive of people with disabilities.

Where:   Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts
Theatre Rehearsal Room, Level 4 / 420 Brunswick St (Cnr Berwick St)
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Introductory Workshop

When:    6.30 – 8.00pm Tuesday 16 July

Cost:     Ausdance members / concession $15 Waged $20

Skills Development Workshop

When:  3.00 – 5.00pm Wednesday 17 July

Cost:    Ausdance members / concession $20 Waged $25

Performance Devising Workshop (studio showing)

When: 9.00 – 11.00am Thursday 18 July

Cost:  Ausdance members / concession $20 Waged $25

This workshop program is suitable for people who work in performance or in collaboration with performers, teachers of young people and children with disabilites, and artists, teachers etc who are interested in learning more about working with people with disabilities. Support workers are also welcome to participate.

Age range: participants must be 16 or over

Special offer:  Book for all three workshops for  $50 (Ausdance member / conc).

Up to 20 places available only each workshop.

To book telephone Ausdance Queensland on (07) 3852 3655 or email

Bookings required by 5pm Monday 8 July 2013.