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Inclusive Approaches to Dance Movement

Led by Vicky Malin (UK), this dance workshop, presented by Ausdance NSW and Accessible Arts, will introduce approaches to inclusive teaching through practical exercises and discussion. It will be an opportunity to reflect on your own practice and the practices of others, and confidently explore ways to open your work up to more people.

Can I book now?

Yes, if you would like to book for this workshop on Thursday 7 June, please visit here.

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is suitable for professionals with experience of working with people with and without disability. It is suitable for dance educators or leaders, or those with a keen interest in developing teaching skills. It is also suitable for people working in other art-forms or practices that explore the body and movement, for example a theatre practitioner or yoga teacher.

Artists and practitioners with and without disability are most welcome, and any specific needs can be addressed prior to or during the workshop if necessary.

Why should I attend this dance workshop?

Once you’ve done this workshop, you will feel more confident in understanding the models of disability and in exploring the importance of language and communication skills in a supportive environment. Throughout this workshop, you will learn tools to lead workshops and creative work, identifying diverse needs and applying learning to an individual context.

This workshop can be used as Teacher Identified NESA hours.

What experience do I need to attend?

In an inclusive setting, every person’s experience of dance and movement are equally valuable but often varied. An interest in working with the body is essential, however educators, leaders and professionals with and without dance training are welcome to attend. Please get in touch if you have any questions by calling 02 9256 4800 or by emailing [email protected].

Who is Vicky Malin?

Vicky Malin is an Independent Artist living in London, UK. She performs, teaches and makes work with a focus on dance and movement. Vicky originally trained in theatre and psychology and later in life became a performer and teacher with Candoco Dance Company. She is passionate about working inclusively and is also a one-to-one life coach. She delivers a variety of creative projects for all abilities, ages and experience of dance as well as mentoring emerging inclusive companies internationally. Vicky recently graduated from Trinity Laban and Independent Dance with a Masters in Creative Practice, and is pursuing this particular research to create a one-to-one performance exploring the movement of our hands.

What are the details?

This workshop will take place on Thursday 7 June from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm at the East Sydney Community Arts Centre, 34 Burton Street, Darlinghurst, Australia. The cost is $200 for general tickets and $100 for concession tickets (this price is available to Ausdance NSW members).

Memberships for Ausdance NSW begin at $33. If you would like to become an Ausdance NSW member, click here.

How do I book?

You can book through StickyTickets right here.


The page was first published on 18 May 2018.

When: 07/06/2018 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Where: East Sydney Community Arts Centre
34 Burton Street
Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
Phone: 02 9256 4800
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