MIXING IT UP: Karolyn Gibson in character as a male rapper in the recent production of Mum’s the Word.
MIXING IT UP: Karolyn Gibson in character as a male rapper in the recent production of Mum’s the Word.

Creative workshop for disabled children

COFFS Harbour dance teacher and actor Karolyn Gibson has a new project.

This month and next she will be working with tutor Sue Broadway to empower children with disabilities to enjoy their creative talents.

The movement professional will be part of Mix it Up, a special workshop for children with a disability and she is looking forward to meeting a range of young people.

Organiser Shirley Barnett is encouraging children between the ages of nine and 15 who have a disability to apply, especially those with more challenging problems.

"There is still room for more," Shirley said.

"We have even put in a special workshop for those over 15s.

No matter how severe your disability you can join us.

"Have fun juggling, dressing up, dancing, and creating."

Sue Broadway is experienced in working with profoundly deaf children and children who are severely visually impaired, so she is prepared for all challenges and has a team of helpers.

The parents or carers of the participants are welcome to come along.

The workshops are on the weekends of August 29-30 and September 5-6.

Contact Shirley by email at shirlbarnett@me.com, or phone 0434 402 960



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