Disability Rights / Treehouse Acting Co.
1:00 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Disability Rights / Treehouse Acting Co.

Disability Rights / Treehouse Acting Company In the first part of the show we meet a young woman who has lived on her own for the last decade despite the challenges of living with Cerebral Palsy and navigating the sometimes unfriendly sidewalks, city streets and buildings of Charlotte. We'll learn what city leaders are doing, and should do, to make Charlotte more handicap accessible. Then we're joined by a group of teenagers who formed their own theater company, The Treehouse Acting Company. They have written, composed and will soon perform their own musical called CyberSoul. From the determination of a group of young artists to the drive of a person seeking and independent life, it's a compelling hour of Charlotte Talks. Guests Desira Condora Michelle Barringer - Volunteer, MeckPromise Dr. Margaret Quinlan - Assistant Professor for Communication, Communications Studies Dept., UNC Charlotte Shaun Hogan - Executive Director, Occasio Kelly Buckland - Executive Director, The National Council on Independent Living Abby Corrigan - Co-founder, Treehouse Acting Company and co-writer, Cybersoul Matt Mitchell - Co-founder, Treehouse Acting Company and co-writer, Cybersoul Matt Carlson - Co-writer, CyberSoul and lead Colin Moore - Music Director, CyberSoul Add and read comments.

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