Mahaney Arts Center Dance Theatre
72 Porter Field Road
Middlebury, VT 05753
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“In Search of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic”, a one hour dance/theater performance based on her experience growing up with a learning disability, dancer, choreographer and spoken word artist Lida Winfield shares the gifts and heartache that accompanied her struggle to learn to read - which did not occur until her early twenties. Mixing vignettes woven in a creative and captivating format, the show is a platform to engage a wide variety of populations to experience disability, access and the value of the arts.

“… In middle school there were more of us - a lot more of us. Every child with a behavioral, social, physical or learning disability was tucked in the same room; there was not enough money, time or energy to actually teach us in the ways we needed. So we were just separate.” Free

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