Posts Tagged ‘disabled’

August 2015 | FYI

What’s up in the dance community

Chicago Dancers Help Their Own

Access to Dance for the Disabled

Joffrey Establishes an Endowment

A Ballet Barn Dance

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Have Wheels, Can Dance

Mary Verdi-Fletcher remembers vividly the startled look on dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones’ face when she showed up to take one of his master classes. “I told him, ‘Don’t worry about me; I will just translate what you are doing. Don’t give it a second thought,’ ” she says.

Jones’ brief moment of panic came about because Verdi-Fletcher dances from a wheelchair.

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