BAX Access, Artistry and Disability Conversation Series

June 28 2022.  9-10am PST 12-1pm EST

1 hour.  Anticipated 30 participants. Claudia Alick led presentation on disabled justice and accessibility in theater

Facilitated by Access Doula Kevin Gotkin. Participants Executive Directors and Artistic Directors of many NYC presenting organizations. They include Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Here, Abrons, New York Live Arts, Performance Research, The Chocolate Factory, Dance Parade, The Joyce, and Danspace Project. This group has been meeting every other week since earlier in the pandemic to discuss issues facing their organization and they have dedicated every other session to discuss disability and access. Marlène Ramírez-Cancio also saw Calling Up Justice’s Disability Justice & Anti-Racism talk at the National Performance Network last June and recommended Calling Up Justice when they planned these sessions.

Resources Link: https://callingupjustice.com/2022/06/28/3618/


BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange, founded in 1991, is a multigenerational arts organization nurturing creative expression and artistic process through education, residencies, and performance at the intersection of arts and social justice

BAX is dedicated to serving artists in progress, from children to professionals, at all ages and stages of development. The multi-faceted nature of BAX programs annually invites over 10,000 students, families, artists, audiences, and community members to embark on, and share creative journeys. For three decades, BAX has honored the power of performing arts to connect and transform individuals and communities. The education programs, artist residencies, affordable rehearsal space, community engagement opportunities, mentorship, and performances, all center artists from historically underrepresented backgrounds and prioritize lived and embodied experiences, and access, regardless of ability to pay.