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Wed, Aug 10


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Creating Inclusive Dance Spaces for People with Disabilities ft. Kerry Thompson

What are the barriers to dance within in-person and online spaces faced by people with disabilities? What steps can we take individually and as a community to make our spaces more inclusive for people of all abilities? Questions & Sharing welcome.

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Creating Inclusive Dance Spaces for People with Disabilities ft. Kerry Thompson

Time & Location

Aug 10, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

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About the event

Kerry M. Thompson is the Founder & Executive Director for Silent Rhythms, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving inclusion in the arts while conversely using the arts to promote inclusion in society. She is a renowned dance instructor and has performed worldwide including in Paris and Havana. Kerry has taught more than 5,000 people with disabilities including those who are Deaf and DeafBlind as well as more than 10,000 people without disabilities over the last fifteen years.

Ana 'Masacote' Tinajero is an award-winning Afro-Latin dance artist and performing arts curator who loves engineering spaces for community connection and conversation through the arts. She has spread the salsa bug to more than 30 countries and is the founder of Dance to Power, an online Afro-Latin dance academy. Through her social impact initiatives, Ana advocates for LGBTQ inclusivity and gender and racial equity in the arts. She holds a BS in Management Science from MIT. Recent awards include: 2022 MCC Artist Fellow, 2020/21 Kennedy Citizens Fellow, 2019 WBUR Artery 25.


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