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About the workshop, Right to Dance with ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Company:
2 hour dance and movement workshop that aims to create an affirming space for LGBTTIQQ2S Black/Indigenous/mixed/people of color with varying body sizes and abilities to participate, with the belief that we all can dance and have the right to dance.
About the facilitators:
ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Company is a queer multiracial dance company that embraces difference as strength and are committed to changing the landscape of dance by performing our stories on stage as well as providing more accessible education and performance opportunities for LGBTTIQQ2S communities prioritizing people of colour, various body types, backgrounds, classes, and abilities. Check out their website.
Only 24 spots available.
**Do you need ASL? Please register to let us know by Tues, June 28.
Let us know what you need to be in the space and we will do our best to make that happen! More accessibility info below.
The Roundhouse is wheelchair & scooter accessible.
Gender Neutral & Wheelchair Accessible Washrooms
There is a washrooms in the vicinity that is both wheelchair accessible and gender neutral. I will ensure that gendered washrooms near the dance studio are gender neutral for the duration of the event.
ASL & FM Tuners
Do you need ASL? We are looking into booking ASL for this event, but we still need you to let us know if you can make it. Please register & let us know that you need ASL or an FM tuner! We need to know by Tues, June 28.
**If no requests have been received by Tues, June 28, ASL will be cancelled.**
No Peanuts & Tree Nuts (including Coconuts)
This event is a peanut & tree nut free space. Please do not bring tree nuts (including coconut) and peanuts into the space in any way to ensure that the space remains as accessible as possible.
Scent Free Space
This event is a scent free space. Please refrain from using scented products such as perfume, cologne, lotions, deodorant, laundry soap, dryer sheets, etc prior to this event. Here are some good resources:
– Think Before You Stink
– Fragrance Free Femme of Color Realness
Foldable, armless, plastic chairs will be available for folks who want to sit. Please bring mats or blocks if you need them.
There is mixed lighting at the Roundhouse, including natural light in the dance studio. Let us know what type of lighting works best for you during the workshop.
Please turn off your phones before the workshop. The Roundhouse has its own wifi network. The instructors will be using an ipod connected to a sound system during the workshop.
This is a free event.
Snacks will be provided.
Let us know if we can meet your access need better.