Hello Dark Room Ballet Community!
Many of you probably already know that choreographer Heather Shaw and I have been working on a really fun, joyful disability community film project called The Telephone Dance and Audio Description Game. We are proud to announce that our trailer for the film was recently released to the public! Hooray!
You can watch it on Vimeo here: Telephone – Trailer
We are continuing to collect submissions from dancers and audio describers to include in the film throughout the year, building a portfolio of work from artists dedicated to creating beautiful accessible art. I’m really thinking of the film as a document to capture this special moment in art history, the moment that audio description came into its own as a truly powerful art form. This is going to be a very large cast of artists!
Please let us know if you know of any organizations who might be interested in screening Telephone down the line (universities, galleries, museums etc). We are in conversation with a few already and hope to share this message far and wide.
If you want to support the artists of Telephone, there’s ways for you to do that!
- You can join our Patreon as a monthly supporter: www.patreon.com/telephone
- You can make a one-time donation through Ko-Fi:
- You can share the Telephone trailer on Facebook or other social media and tell people why audio description is an important, powerful, visceral art form!
Much love to all of you!
Dark Room Ballet with Krishna Washburn – Ballet for blind and visually impaired people