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Workshop: Creative Potential of Audio Description for Movement-Based Performance

February 10, 2018


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Claire Cunningham Jess Curtis lead a free* workshop for dance and theater artists that explores the creative potential of audio description for movement-based performance. Audio description is a live or recorded narration of visual cues most often employed by audience members with vision impairments. Along with Victor Cole, a leading Chicago-area audio describer, Cunningham and Curtis explore the interplay between language and movement as a rich research practice physically, aesthetically, and intellectually.
Participants should be prepared to move through activities accessible to people of diverse physicalities.
*Registration is free but space is limited. Reserve your place by calling the MCA Box Office at 312-397-4010.
FUNDING
Accessible programming for The Way You Look (at me) Tonight is supported by artist/scholar Carrie Sandahl, director of Bodies of Work: A Network of Disability Art and Culture and faculty in the Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

Location

MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60611 1333 S. Halsted

Fee

FREE, RSVP

Audience

General public/Campus community/Faculty/Staff/Students/Alumni/Prospective students

Website

mcachicago.org/Calendar/2018/02/Workshop-Creative- . . .

Contact

cyi9@uic.edu
312-397-4010

Category

Performing Arts/Conferences and Workshops

Department

Department of Disability and Human Development

Last updated

01-31-2018

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