Philip Channells (Creative Director) is one of 47 recipients of the AMP Tomorrow Fund. Amazing writers, medical researchers, dancers, inventors, disability advocates, social innovators, athletes and adventurers are the AMP Tomorrow Makers for 2014.
AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is an initiative of the AMP Foundation, AMP’s charity arm. Since 1992, the AMP Foundation has donated over $70 million to hundreds of charities which do great work in their communities, helping Australians to own their tomorrows. Now, AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is assisting passionate and talented Australians create a better tomorrow for everyone.
Philip is one of Australia’s leading experts in inclusive dance practice. The first artistic director of an Australian dance company with a disability, he is passionate about supporting people in regional areas to excel in dance and performance. Philip does this through several initiatives, including The Corner Dance Lab and Residency Program for emerging and established artists and the Beyond Technique Residency skills development, professional development and performance-making projects:
I enjoy working with people with different bodies and different life experiences, and showcase our social fabric in ways that are meaningful, inspiring and inclusive of people with disability. Philip Channells
AMP’s Director of Media and Community Relations Julia Quinn said the Tomorrow Fund has uncovered some amazing Australians doing great things for our community.
AMP’s Tomorrow Fund was initiated to promote and nurture clever Australians from all walks of life. We don’t want money to be an obstacle for talented people who have a commitment to something that will make a difference. Julia Quinn