Imminent Movement: Ability In Action

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Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council says
Join us for a unique and memorable evening of entertainment in three "acts."

Regan Linton is an actor and proud native of Denver, CO. She graduated from the MFA Acting Program at UC San Diego as the first wheelchair user to do so. She performed for 6 years with Phamaly (a Denver theatre company for actors with disabilities), and was honored with numerous awards for performances with the company, including the Colorado Theatre Guild Henry Award and Denver Post Ovation Award. Regan has performed with Pasadena Playhouse, Apothetae Theatre (NY), Boston Court Theatre, Circle X Theatre Company, Griot Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, and was a company member at Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2015.

Barak adé Soleil is an award-winning creative practitioner who makes dance, theatre, and performance art. He is invested in engaging diverse communities within the arts scene throughout the US, Canada, Panama, Europe, and West Africa. Barak is the founder of D UNDERBELLY, an interdisciplinary network of artists of color, and recipient of the prestigious Katherine Dunham Choreography award given by New York's AUDELCO for excellence in Black Theatre. His directing, performing, and process speak to the expanse of contemporary art; utilizing techniques drawn from the African diaspora, queer and disability culture, post-modern, and conceptual social forms.

4 Wheel City is an entertainment organization started by Namel “Tapwaterz” Norris and Ricardo “Rickfire” Velasquez, two talented hip-hop artists and motivational speakers in wheelchairs due to gun violence. Their mission is to use hip-hop music and culture to create more opportunities for the disabled and inspire people not to give up in life. They have performed all over the world and released several CDs. Recently, they performed for the United Nations at the 10th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Accessibility: Audio Described Captioned Wheelchair Seating Signed Assistive Listening
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By: Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council

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