VSA Texas Side by Side Filmmakers Showcase, Sunday July 12, 2015
Marchesa Hall and Theatre
6226 Middle Fiskville Rd., Austin, TX 78752
2 pm - 5 pm
Free, no reservations necessary
Short films completed by our filmmakers from our Summer 2015 Filmmaking Internship
And as a BONUS TREAT
The Premiere Austin Screening of the Feature Film
by Joshua Tate
Featuring a breakthrough cast with intellectual and developmental disabilities, LOVE LAND challenges stereotypes in a story of labels, love, and liberty.
ASL, Captioning & Audio Description. For more information, email VSA Texas or call 512-454-9912.
Whatever your talent is, come share it with us at this inclusive Open Mic
Saturday, July 25, 2015
613 W. 29th Street
Austin, TX 78705
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whatever your talent is, come share it with us at this inclusive Open Mic hosted by VSA Texas and the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities Pen 2 Paper Program. Join us for a unique open mic that is open to people with and without disabilities. We welcome writers, acoustic musicians, dancers, and performers of all kinds. For more information email April at VSA Texas or call 512-454-9912.
Opening Minds, Opening Doors: Promoting Self-Advocates as Speakers
The OMOD project is heading to Houston!
We are looking for self-advocates with developmental disabilities, ages 18 and older, who are interested in sharing their stories at conferences and other events in Texas. Find your voice, tell your story, and be an advocate!
Please visit the Opening Minds, Opening Doors webpage for more information about the project.
Body Shift is a mixed ability dance project
For over 10 years, Forklift Danceworks and VSA Texas have engaged in the world of mixed-ability improvisational dance. Everyone moves in unique and different ways, and Body Shift offers dance classes for anyone to explore movement and the body. Body Shift creates a welcoming environment that empowers everyone to fully embrace dancing in their own unique way promoting the idea every Body can find enjoyment in contemporary dancing. For more about Body Shift go to www.bodyshift.org.