“We people with handicaps are not used to people loving our bodies. Normally what you learn as handicapped people is that people are looking at what is missing, what doesn’t work, and nobody is looking at what is here and what we can do. So this work really supports a different view than what most people have. That’s the most important thing I learned from the work you are doing: you are looking for what is here and then you are doing something with that. You give people back love for their bodies, and do that by moving, by playing and developing more possibilitiesto move.”

~ workshop participant



Author: Albright, Ann Cooper - 2003
Article/Chapter: Present Tense: Contact Improvisation at Twenty-Five
Source: Taken By Surprise: A Dance Improvisation Reader (p. 205-211)
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

Author: Albright, Ann Cooper - 1997
Article/Chapter: Moving Across Difference: Dance and Disability
Source: Choreographing Difference: The Body and Identity in Contemporary Dance (p. 56-92)
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

Author: Alessi, Alito & Zolbrod, Sara Miura - 2003
Article/Chapter: Circling Forward: DanceAbility Teacher Trainings »
Source: Contact Quarterly - Summer/Fall 2003 (p. 58-60)

Author: Ashwill, Bjo - 1992
Article/Chapter: Emery Blackwell, A Dancer Becoming
Source: Contact Quarterly - Winter 1992 (p. 20-23)

Author: David, Simone - 1995
Article/Chapter: United Strengths in Motion: A Performance Festival by Disabled and Able-bodied Artists »
Source: ballett iternational tanz aktuell - April 1995 (p. 28-29)

Author: Gibbs, Raymond W. Jr. - 2003
Article/Chapter: Embodied Meanings: Performing, Interpreting, and Talking about Dance Improvisation
Source: Taken By Surprise: A Dance Improvisation Reader (p. 185-194)
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

Author: Malarkey, Jenni- 2003
Article/Chapter: Interview of Alito Alessi »
Source: Personal transcription

Author: Olender, Adrian - 1995
Article/Chapter: First Contact
Source: Contact Quarterly - Summer/Fall 1995 (p. 54-55)

Author: Paxton, Steve - 2004
Article/Chapter: The Development of Contact Improvisation
Source: Contact Improvisation 2nd edition (p. 21-38)
Publisher: Oxford, UK Ltd., Meyer & Meyer Sport

Author: Paxton, Steve - 1992
Article/Chapter: 3 Days »
Source: Contact Quarterly - Winter 1992 (p. 13-19)

Author: Schaffman, Karen - 2003
Article/Chapter: Weighting Metaphors: A Response to Raymond W. Gibbs and “Hilary”
Source: Taken By Surprise: A Dance Improvisation Reader (p. 197-202)
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

Author: Wolgemugh, Ruth B. - 1995
Article/Chapter: Danceability
Source: Kickline #9 (p. 10-11)


Author: Otan O - 1997
Article/Chapter: XopoE Nika
Source: Thn Ananhpia

Author: KumpoE - 1997
Article/Chapter: DanceAbility
Source: . En Xopo


Author: Dank fur das Gerprach, Vielen - 1994
Article/Chapter: Danceability und Verein Intako-Zeitgenossischer Tanz fur Behinderte und Nicht-Behinderte
Source: Kultur #7 (p. 24-26)

Author: Haselberger, Gabriele - 1997
Article/Chapter: Ein Raum: fur alle
Source: Tanz Affiche #69

Author: Niedermair, Peter - 1993
Article/Chapter: Danceability
Source: Kultur #8 (p. 4-6)


Article/Chapter: Theatre Game - 2006
Source: City Entertainment #705, (p. 62)

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