Propel Dance – UK’s first all-wheelchair skilled dance firm presents ‘The Snow Queen’

Propel Dance – a brand-new, Birmingham-based, skilled all wheelchair-user dance firm is premiering the corporate’s first ever dwell performances with The Snow Queen.

The Snow Queen guarantees to be charming and enthralling for all of the household (ages 5+) and focuses on the origins of the queen who brings countless winters.

The manufacturing is a up to date retelling via music and motion, primarily based on the Hans Christian Anderson authentic story, dropped at life by a proficient firm {of professional} wheelchair dancers.

Propel Dance The Snow Queen

Led by an all-female management crew, the corporate was instigated and based by Helen Mason, a Birmingham-based Dance Artist with a observe report of constructing dance for and with disabled folks for over twenty years.

Creative Director Helen Mason stated, “We care deeply about fairness and equality of
alternative. It’s why we exist. There are few skilled alternatives for wheelchair dancers, and we need to be that change; to create one thing that allows development and inspiration to the long run generations. We stand for compassion, inclusion, and illustration all through our dance initiatives and alternatives. Guided by our shared values, Propel Dance hopes to encourage, lead and propel change in skilled wheelchair dance.”

Propel Dance The Snow Queen

Dancer Rebecca Fowler stated, “I’m very excited to work with Propel Dance and be a part of this ground-breaking mission. Wheelchair dancers have been a part of inclusive dance corporations earlier than, however I’m desperate to work in an all-wheelchair-user dance firm and be taught collectively as we create the present. I hope this may create many extra alternatives for wheelchair dancers and be the primary of many reveals for the corporate.”

Propel Dance The Snow Queen

To search out out extra go to: Propel Dance

Dates & Venues:
The Outdated Library, Mansfield – Friday 14 April
Midlands Arts Centre (MAC), Birmingham – Sunday 23 April
Area Theatre, Wolverhampton – Thursday 27 April