Lauren Russell, is a disabled dancer and leader who has been involved in We Are Epic’s projects since 2018, she has not only broken barriers but also continues to champion inclusivity within the arts. We caught up with her in late 2023 to hear about her journey in dance, her plans for the future, and […]
Worlds collided as Epic Arts’ Dancers from Cambodia touched down here in Indonesia to perform at the ASEAN Para Games in October 2022. The trip was incredibly timely as it lined up almost perfectly with our latest project in Indonesia. If you don’t know our back story, Epic Arts inspired us to set up We
Inclusion in the arts, what does it mean in 2023? Specifically in the context of inclusive dance. The team at We Are Epic shares their thoughts on the term “inclusive dance”, how it relates to the intersectionality of a person’s identity and reflect on the evolving understanding of inclusion.
Team up and create! That’s one of the principles which guides our work here at We Are Epic. Inclusive arts as a practice wouldn’t work without partnerships and collaborations, after all, the point of inclusive arts is to value the participation of people of all abilities, backgrounds and identities. We think that’s a key way
Talent development is the top of our agenda here at We Are Epic. We’ve been making waves in the creative industries with our latest inclusive talent project, Count Me In.
Nalitari in Indonesia and We Are Epic in the UK were excited to embark on an international exchange through the Connections Through Culture Fund from the British Council.
We Are Epic Inclusive Arts are looking for two aspiring dancers to join their professional development dance company for their ID training sessions… We’re looking to audition both disabled or non-disabled dancers who are looking to develop their skills in inclusive dance to working at a professional level. Dancers must have dance experience, be willing
We touched down smoothly in Yogyakarta, Indonesia with the sound of the call to prayer humming around in the humid city air. Ready for a week of design, communications and branding with Nalitari but not knowing what to expect from Jogja, I spent my first day wandering and exploring and taking in the sights. The