SWIMMING LESSONS:

THE BUTTERFLY

 

Wed AUG 19

5:30 PM PDT

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ABOUT TODAY'S Conversation

 

In our second conversation in our Swimming Lessons series, you'll learn how Michael, Diana, and their creative team collaboratively realized A LESSON IN SWIMMING. Putting this play onto its feet and into Michael’s memory was a beautiful journey of discovery full of cut pages, choreography, immersive sound and lighting, and lots of repetition. Michael and I will shares insights into the workshop process, highlighting how meeting the accessibility needs of a performer with a disability can reveal a myriad of creative opportunities for everyone involved in the project, including the audience.

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Additional Resources 

THE SWIM TEAM 

Michael Shutt, speaker

Diana Wyenn, speaker and broadcast director
PXT Studio, broadcast producer

Chiquia Lewis, M.A., ASL interpreter

Diana Elizabeth Jordan, project consultant

Cece Tio, producer

Swimming Lessons is presented by Moving Arts and Bootleg Theater and made possible, in part, through the generous support of the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture. 

© 2020 by Michael Shutt

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