Imaginate, a national organisation in Scotland that promotes, develops and celebrates theatre and dance for children and young people, is holding conversations with disabled artists on 27th October 2020, Tuesday at 1000-1130 (GMT/UK), 1700-1830 (Singapore/Manila), 2000-2130 (Sydney).
In this panel discussion, three talented and internationally renowned disabled artists who have made dance and/or theatre performance for young audiences- Caroline Bowditch, Ramesh Meyyappan and Robert Softley Gale - will present their work and artistic practice, and talk about what inspires them to create performance for children and what their experience has been within the young audiences sector.
The event will be hosted by Imaginate’s Creative Development Director, Fiona Ferguson.
Visit https://www.imaginate.org.uk/digital-delegate-encounters-series/up-and-close/ for details and registration.
Play+Ground is a drama- and play-based program and play group for children aged 4–12. Through various activities, the program aims to build life skills* such as self-awareness, empathy, effective communication, creative thinking, and coping with stress.
With foundations in drama therapy, Play+Ground employs play, improv, role play, and imagination to spark engagement, growth, and change.
MAGIS Creative Spaces, located in Alabang, South Manila (Philippines) hope to see you for a free teaser session this September 28! Register at: http://bit.ly/MAGISxSparkofPlay
Read more about the program at: https://magiscreative.net/play-ground/
Exceptional visual artist Vico Cham, one of the first Ambassadors of Best Buddies Philippines, collaborated with Faculty of Fine Arts and Inclusive Arts Initiative's Amos V Manlangit MAed, to co-facilitate Best Buddies' Creative Journaling workshop to twenty five amazing and diverse artists last September 19, 2020.
With the theme of preventing Covid 19 through strengthening one's immune system, the artists drew different kinds of healthy food on a real plate- on a specially fabricated Capiz surface (a unique product of the Philippines) that was specially delivered to them by Grab. They used Pentel's Juice Paint Markers to be able to color their drawings as it complement the beautiful luster of the Capiz shell. The artists enjoyed a full hour of sharing their thoughts and feelings about staying strong in a time of Pandemic, creating art that is as colorful as their view that after all, it is still a wonderful world to live in! Know more about Best Buddies and visit www.facebook.com/BestBuddiesPhilippines or
The International Sensory Lab: Recorded Sessions brings together artists from across the globe, to learn, create, and participate in an exploration of sensory theatre. The course is led in partnership with Rose Bruford College’s Theatre for Young Audiences Research Centre. It marks the launch of Sensory Lab, an ongoing training and research partnership to explore Sensory Theatre Practice.
The sessions allow artists and practitioners to watch course content in their own time and at their own pace. They get to explore audience engagement, collaboration and the creative process, with speakers including Oily Cart’s current Artistic Director, Ellie Griffiths, Oily Cart co-founder Tim Webb, sensory engagement specialist Joanna Grace, sensory theatre company Frozen Light, and poet, songwriter and artist Miss Jacqui, among others.
Visit https://oilycart.org.uk/product/international-sensory-lab-recorded-sessions/ for details.
After the success of the 2016 and 2017 Arts and Disability Forum, as well as the 2018 Arts and Disability International Conference in Singapore, this year's Arts & Disability Forum 2020 (ADF2020) will finally go virtual on 7, 8 & 9 October 2020! One of our platform partners, Singapore International Foundation, is proud to be a Programme Partner for ADF2020 which is jointly organised by Very Special Arts Singapore and the National Arts Council, and supported by British Council. This year, the Forum brings together more than 10 speakers from Australia, India, Malaysia, Singapore and the United Kingdom to share their varied experiences and perspectives on inclusivity in the arts.
Register at https://www.adf2020.sg/
Alpana Society in India will hold a series of virtual live performances to nourish and encourage the young talents in the field of Dance & Music. This is every Saturday & Sunday of the month of September at 5:30 pm (Delhi) on Facebook Live. Visit https://www.facebook.com/alpanasociety