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In The News
Reset with Sasha-Ann Simons
What does accessibility mean in the world of dance?
“If you don’t change people’s minds and hearts, they build ramps that don’t lead to an accessible doorway.”
Link to Listen (17 min)
Accessibility To Dance
“I believe this (work) will bring about greater understanding in society of anyone who’s different.”
"...nice when people with disabilities are not treated as an inconvenience...as though we should be grateful that we get to enter...through the back alley (no signage of course) or when staff finally show up to unlock the lift after the performance began."
“...create an environment where people feel like it is ok to be disabled...that is something (that is) lacking in the world.”
Link to Listen (1 min)
SeeChicagoDance Honors Chicago's Dance Community
“...this award represents progress towards society accepting us as equals”
"...uplift and celebrate ... including performers with disabilities on our stages and in our audiences...I am excited for all of us to see (this) performance by ReinventAbility "
-Mayor Lori Lightfoot, City of Chicago
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