Dancing Wheels Company brings inclusive arts to Haas Center

For Immediate Release: Sept. 6, 2017

BLOOMSBURG— The Dancing Wheels Company will be visiting Bloomsburg University on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. in Haas Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by the University Disability Advisory Committee, this lecture performance is free and open to the public.

Dancing Wheels Company’s lecture performance explores the diversity of dance, disability, and accessibility by utilizing dance, demonstration, narration, audience participation, and a Q&A session.

Mary Verdi-Fletcher founded the Dancing Wheels Company in Cleveland, Ohio in 1980. Since then, it has become the most physically integrated dance company in the U.S. The dance company is newly branded as the World Center for Integrated Dance & Arts Access. The company incorporates professional dancers, both standing and sitting. They tour around the globe and present works from nationally acclaimed choreographers.

The School of Dancing Wheels embraces inclusive arts programming, reaching over 7,000 children and adults with disabilities and economic challenges each year. For more information on the Dancing Wheels Company, visit www.dancingwheels.org.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,600 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.