Ferguson, Erik
January 2006
Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2006, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p55
The article presents the author's comments on Karl Frost's "Flashpoint" article, related to disabled dancers, published in the Winter/Spring 2005 issue. The author lacks Frost's extensive experience. The author has observed that people play showcasing tricks for each other instead of surrendering to the unknown and adapting to the circumstances. Contact Improvisation (CI) has opened wide the doors to the dance world for the dancers with a disability. The author feels CI has the spirit of curiosity and exploration that has made all of this groundbreaking mixed-abilities work possible.


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