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Atlanta Area: Auditions for Wheel Chair Dancers (no prior experience necessary -
Dances With Wheels posted a new topic: AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT Full Radius Dance is holding auditions for male/female dancers with and without physical disabilities. Paid rehearsal and performance. Monday, August 5 at 11:00 AM The Atlanta Ballet Cobb Studios 2000 Powers Ferry Road, SE Marietta, GA 30067 Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to: 1) work within a collaborative environment; 2) follow directions and apply corrections; 3) show respect for the rehearsal process, for fellow dancers and the artistic director; and 4) demonstrate good body awareness and, if used, chair control. Full Radius Dance recognizes that dance training opportunities for persons with physical disabilities are extremely limited. Therefore, for dancers with disabilities, no previous dance experience is necessary. Dancers without physical disabilities should have a professional level of modern dance technique. Dancers who possess an adventurous spirit are particularly suited for the work of Full... - GimpGirl Community
Wheel Chairs and emotions : Thoughts requested -
Dances With Wheels posted a new topic: Greeting my fellow gimps, border gimps and otherwise alternatively locomotive folks, I am currently commissioned to write up an essay and I am looking for some input. I won't use any direct quotes, names etc unless you give me the ok. Basically, I've been coming across recently a good deal of post about either A) I *HATE* my wheel chair, or B) The WORLD hates my wheel chair C) Because of my chair, I HATE being out in the world. As I understand the issue is complex and we all roll our eyes at the "accessibility" or lack there of the world, it does strike me that "chair hate" CAN be seen in a broad sense an aspect of self hate/body issue/esteem issue etc. So I am looking for some brave folks who can tell me (in no more than 100 words or so) what they LIKE about their chairs. Then maybe your thought on the "hate chair as extension of other esteem issue". I am hoping to open up my understanding on this curiosity of mine and would like your thoughts.... - GimpGirl Community
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