Burlesque show puts disability in a different lightby Angelica Basile - 2016.05.11
An original burlesque show in wheelchairs is being staged in Vancouver. Sexy Voices consists of a dozen women in wheelchairs, dressed in skimpy clothes, doing provocative dances, along with others who are visually impaired and deaf. The project was set up by the theatrical non-profit organisation Realwheels, with the intent of changing people's often distorted perception of those with disabilities. “We're used to thinking of people with disabilities as sad, lonely, frustrated and as if they can't do anything. We believe exactly the opposite and we want to show this through the show,” said the choreographer.
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