The Right Foot – Inclusive Dance Workshops
Posted by Team APATA | Apr 29, 2021
Registrations are now open for DirtyFeet’s The Right Foot – creative contemporary dance workshops for people with and without disabilities between the ages of 14 and 30 years.
2021 workshops will be facilitated by Gabriella Green-Olea and Chris Bunton. Workshops are based on performance technique and creative development, with participants sharing these skills with family and friends in a professional theatre at the end of the series.
Gabriella Green-Olea is an activist and dance artist who works across many mediums, working with all people and within inclusive environments. Gabriela was a successful DirtyFeet Choreographic Lab recipient in 2019 and due to her interest in inclusive dance practice was trained and engaged to assist in the delivery of The Right Foot program 2020, and will again engage to co-facilitate our workshops in 2021.
Chris Bunton is an actor, gymnast and dancer who just happens to have Down Syndrome. Chris has been involved in The Right Foot since the first workshop series in 2012. DirtyFeet saw great potential in Chris and brought him on as a workshop leader back in 2013 to present.
DirtyFeet has made some exciting changes to their much loved inclusive workshop series for 2021 programming and into the future. The Right Foot will now be delivered as a 3 day consecutive workshop. DirtyFeet is committed to the professional development of young dancers with and without disability and is passionate about finding ways for professional artists to give back to the community. The Right Foot offers contemporary dance workshops for young people with and without disability, providing a creative activity for those who may otherwise not have access to dance. They believe in the positive impact dance has on people’s lives – it is a creative way to improve health and fitness, encourage self-expression and build confidence.
Friday 14 May: 3.00-6.30pm
Saturday 15 May: 10.00am-1.30pm
Sunday 16 May 10.00am-1.30pm
Presentation: Sunday 16 May 12.30-1.30pm
Redfern Town Hall, 73 Pitt Street Redfern NSW
Getting to Redfern Town Hall
TRAIN – Redfern and Central train stations are within walking distance and accessible.
BUS – Bus routes 309 and 310 stop on Redfern Street, near Pitt Street.
CAR- There is limited 2-hour parking on Pitt Street. Parking is not always readily available so please leave ample time to park.
Open to all levels of ability 14-30 years
Consideration for individual support needs
Audio description available upon request
Auslan interpretation available upon request