Artes Muy Especiales
Executive Director: Sonya de Peter
VSA Arts of Jamaica
Executive Director: Brian Heap
Dedicated to providing art activities for people with disabilities in Jamaica, VSA arts of Jamaica organizes a variety of programs geared to facilitate environments conducive to self-expression.
Executive Director: Patricia Woolsey
ArtStream is a regional organization based in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area whose mission is to create artistic opportunities for individuals in communities traditionally under-served by the arts.
Amaryllis Theater Company
Producing Artistic Director: Mimi Kennedy Smith
Amaryllis is an inclusive professional theatre company whose mission is to produce new forms of theatre and encourage a richer sense of community by bringing together artists and audiences from all of Greater Philadelphia’s diverse communities.
AXIS Dance Company
Artistic Director: Judith Smith
AXIS Dance Company has become one of the world’s most acclaimed and innovative ensembles of performers with and without disabilities. Founded in 1987, they have paved the way for a powerful contemporary dance form called physically integrated dance.
Artistic Director: David Kurs
Deaf West Theatre, Inc. (DWT) was founded in 1991 to directly improve and enrich the cultural lives of over 1.2 million deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals who live in the Los Angeles area. To date, DWT has produced over 40 plays and 4 musicals, won more than 80 theater awards, performed on Broadway, and has been nominated for one Tony Award
Detour Theatre Company
Artistic Director: Sam Goodwin
To provide quality and authentic arts education and performing opportunities for adults with developmental and other challenges, including deafness and blindness through the magic and miracle of theatre.
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Executive Director: John Killacky
The Flynn Center is a full-service home for the performing arts in the region; offers a wide range of cultural and educational experiences; and nurtures the creative development of performing artists.
Global Alliance for Arts and Health
Outgoing Executive Director: Anita Boles
The Global Alliance for Arts & Health (formerly Society for the Arts in Healthcare) is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation in Washington, DC. founded in 1991.
Director: Erin Curran Rafaels, MSW
A new inclusive non-profit organization called Allprov, Inc. We offer improv education to people with physical, cognitive, and emotional disabilities in Colorado (USA).
Director of Access and Inclusion: Diane Nutting
Imagination Stage is the largest and most respected multi-disciplinary theatre arts organization for young people in the Mid-Atlantic region. All of our programs are informed by our core belief in making the arts inclusive and accessible to all children, regardless of their physical, cognitive, or financial status.
The Kennedy Center
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents an unmatched variety of the greatest performing arts from across the United States and around the world and serves as a national and international leader in arts education and arts access for all people, of all ages and all abilities. Relevant to the International Inclusive Arts Network are the Office of VSA and Accessibility and Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences (KCTYA) , both of which reside in the Center’s Education Division. KCTYA commissions, produces, and presents work for young audiences, working with local, national, and international artists; for more information, click HERE. The Office of VSA and Accessibility creates opportunities for people – of all ages – living with disabilities to learn through, participate in and enjoy the arts. For more information about VSA and Accessibility programs click HERE
Founder: Monique Holt/ Tim Chamberlain
Mo2 Productions is a company created by Monique Holt and Tim Chamberlain. It produces theater works, films, multi‐media presentations, and gives workshops on performances.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Associate producer: Claudia Alick
A major theatre arts organization, we offer a diversity of plays as well as events and activities to enhance your overall experience. Inspired by Shakespeare’s work and the cultural richness of the United States, we reveal our collective humanity through illuminating interpretations of new and classic plays, deepened by the kaleidoscope of rotating repertory.
Quest Visual Theatre
Founder / Artistic Director: Tim McCarty
Quest Visual Theatre is a group of artists, educators, and dedicated volunteers representing a diverse ethnic, cultural, and artistic panorama who are committed to creating, producing, presenting, and supporting theatre that emanates from a visual base and features casts and production staffs that are inclusive. The company’s educational work focuses on the use of visual theatre to enhance literacy.
Victory Gardens Theater
Access Project Coordinator: Mike Ervin
Victory Gardens Theater is a leader in developing and producing new theatre work and cultivating an inclusive theater community. Victory Gardens’ core strengths are nurturing and producing dynamic and inspiring new plays, reflecting the diversity of our city’s and nation’s culture through engaging diverse communities, and in partnership with Chicago Public Schools, bringing art and culture to our city’s active student population.
CEO / Executive Director: Elizabeth Labbe-Webb
VSA arts of Georgia, Inc. has been in the community for 40 years. We fiercely believe that regular access to arts and culture are essential to a life fully lived and that ALL the arts should be accessible to ALL the people ALL of the time.
Director: Mimi Kennedy Smith
VSA Pennsylvania was founded in 1999 by Mimi Kenney Smith, Linda Merians and Stephen Patrick Smith as Amaryllis Theatre Company, a Philadelphia-based, professional theatre company that included actors, designers and directors with and without disabilities and provided accessibility for audiences with disabilities for all of its productions.
Executive Artistic Director: Celia Hughes
VSA Texas challenges perceptions of how people contribute by creating an arts-inspired, inclusive community of individuals with diverse abilities. Recognizing that every person has a voice that deserves to be heard, VSA Texas partners with supporters, volunteers, community organizations, educators, and state and local governments across Texas to promote and facilitate people with and without disabilities working together to create inclusive and strong communities.