Therapeutic Movement Workshops

Organisation: Dancefest

Region: West Midlands

Artform: Dance

Welcoming: Inclusive/Integrated ; All Disabilities

Opportunity Summary:

Sunday 27 September 2015, 10am - 3pm at University of Worcester, Sheila Scott Building, Turnpike Close, St John's, Worcester, WR2 6AB. Useful tools and ideas for dance practitioners and teachers to use when choreographing and dancing with children with profound disabilities. Focusing on bodies and props, this therapeutic day of dance is led by dance movement psychotherapist Laura Glendenning and dance practitioner Cat Weager, and will include a visit to Worcester Snoezelen. Cost - £25. Visit to book.

Organisation Information:

dancefest is part of a network of dance development agencies and organisations across the UK which support and promote dance locally, regionally and nationally. Their work is diverse and can stretch from supporting professional artists and touring by professional dance companies to youth dance projects and developing dance in schools. Many of these organisations support dance for people who are disabled. Their activities can include offering weekly inclusive or disability dance classes for children, young people and adults, providing specialist support for disabled dance artists, performance opportunities or research to find out more about how talented disabled young people can access professional level training. For details of what dancefest offers to support disabled young people and artists in dance, please contact them directly.


T: 01905 611199