GeriActors is thrilled to host Dance Exchange this March

Posted on February 12 2015

Dance Exchange hails from Washington, D.C. They seek to create dances that arise from asking: Who gets to dance? Where is the dance happening? What is it about? Why does it matter? They are an intergenerational company of artists that creates dance and engages people in making art. They break boundaries between stage and audience, theatre and community, movement and language, tradition and the unexplored.

The will be at Sage in March to host Tools for Health Training. This is a great workshop for anyone interested in bringing art into their community or adding the arts into your current sector. 

Tools for Health Training is an intensive workshop for artists, healthcare professionals and students that trains individuals in the skilled integration of artistic methods into the medical and health wellness fields. 

Participants will be introduced to the Dance Exchange tools and multi-disciplinary approach to art and art making that combines movement, verbal expression, creative challenge and collaboration to facilitate artistic practices with clients and patients. 

The Dance Exchange has been a leader in the field of arts and healthcare since its founding in 1976 by Liz Lerman. The Toolbox has been developed and refined through years of work in many settings and with various populations. The Tools for Health Training shares and further explores this work and these practices.

When: March 14 and 15 
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: SAGE Auditorium 

Cost: $50 (or pay what you can)

To register, please call or email GeriActors at 780-248-1556 /

For more information on Dance Exchange visit their website at

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