March 14, 2008
Workshop participants dance and sign in the round. Part of the Training Summit: Ritual Performance in the Round with ASL 2008.
Training Summit Footage  approx. 6 minutes
The Training Summit was an intense and innovative 5 day program March 14-18 engaging 25 artists of diverse abilities in a festive Launch, series of small group workshops, demonstrations and discussions led by Michael Achtman, Caglar Kimyoncu, Miriam Rother, Mayahuel Tecozautla and Norma Araiza in dance, ritual and film-making with a team of 3 lead interpreters and 2 interpreting interns. We have selected one of the many workshop presentations; here illustrating the three-dimensional possibilities for staging accessible live performance, in this case centred on rituals and movement, performed in the round and incorporating sign language.
Leads: Norma Araiza and Mayahuel Tecozuatla.
Participants: Sue Balint, Marye Barton, Linda Carter, Krista Dalby, Irena Kagansky, Helen Posno, Jack Racanelli and Paul Santos.