La Mama invites VCA students and alumni to take part in an intimate conversation with performing artists working at La Mama during our 2022 Midsumma Festival program. These artists are at the forefront of embedding diversity, access and equity as an integral part of their practice. Listen in as they share their tips and experiences. Speakers include artists both with lived experience of disability as well as experienced artists who have worked in the Art and Disability sector for over 20 years.
Gain practical insight into Audio Description, Tactile Tours and Auslan interpreting, Relaxed Performances and more. This session will be chaired by Myf Powell (La Mama Theatre) with speakers Nilgün Guven, Miranda Hill, Milly Cooper, and Artemis Munoz.
About your Host
La Mama is Australia’s home of independent Theatre. It plays a critical role in the Australian cultural landscape, as a place for responsive, new, risk-taking work to occur. La Mama has a distinct artist focus, and provides a unique audience experience. Treasured for its advocacy for those seeking to explore beyond the mainstream, La Mama champions artistic individuality and freedom, prioritises accessibility, and celebrates a diverse community of artists and audiences alike. Providing the integral foundational resources and support for both new and experienced theatre makers, La Mama ensures artist remuneration, celebrates creative risk, and elevates the development of new Australian work.