Deaf Arts Network, Arts Access Victoria and Dancehouse are pleased to be hosting a two-day FREE Professional Development event focused on facilitating and promoting inclusive practice. Teachers, professional artists, and anyone working within dance and/or drama are invited to attend to explore inclusive approaches to dance and drama workshop facilitation.

The training will focus on giving you the skills and information to deliver dance and drama workshops and classes that are inclusive of people who are deaf or hard of hearing. At the end of the workshops you will leave feeling more confident to be inclusive in your teaching and practice. The teacher training workshops will focus on learning to create an accessible learning environment through exploration and discussion of practical learning methods, as well as Deaf Awareness Training. 

The training will be delivered by leading professional deaf dance and theatre artists:

Jo Dunbar – dancer and choreographer
Medina Sumovic – Artistic Director of The Australian Theatre of the Deaf 
Anna Seymour – independent contemporary dancer

Date: Saturday May 31st - Sunday June 1st
Time: 10am – 2pm
Cost: FREE if you are or become a Dancehouse member. Limited places available
Venue: Upstairs Studio
Booking: click here or call 03 9347 2860

Expressions of Interest
Limited Places Available. 
Please apply in writing stating the following: A brief outline of your experience and what you hope to gain from the training – (150 words)
Please send your EOI by email to:

Enquiries  Fiona at Arts Access Victoria 8640 6006 or Jo Dunbar

Full details of each event will be sent once your Expression of Interest is received.

This training is funded by VicHealth through the Motion Funding Program and is supported by Arts Access Victoria and Dancehouse.