Propeller Dance, Ottawa’s all abilities dance group, celebrates Ten Years of Triumph! with events including a Canada Day performance for royalty.
We are especially excited that the performance will offer new options to increase accessibility, including a limited number of sensory seats for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
You probably have heard that a person who loses one sense, such as sight or hearing, can compensate by strengthening their other senses. Science supports this view – see, for instance, a study on how people who are born deaf use parts of their brain that normally processes sound to process touch and vision. In other words, the loss […]
What is a disability? Is it something to be fixed and rehabilitated, or can it open up artistic possibilities that would otherwise not be available? For Ottawa-based Propeller Dance, the art of human movement can be found in all kinds of bodies. Co-Founded by Shara Weaver, Renata Soutter and Alan Shain, it is the only […]