True Colors DANCE ~No Limits~

A multinational dance crew consisting of dancers with disabilities will face off with a Japanese dancer in a dance battle.

True Colors DANCE :Workshop by ILL-AbilitiesTrue Colors Festival

Words from Luca

Luca Patuell, is the creator and current manager of the ILL-Abilities™ Crew, repeatedly said, "No Excuses, No Limits." This word carries the determination to pursue the possibilities of life. public".

True Colors DANCE :Workshop by ILL-AbilitiesTrue Colors Festival

We had two workshops before the main event. 18 kids has participated at the Children’s Course and 11 people have participated in the Dancer's Course.

True Colors DANCE P.R.Original Source: True Colors DANCE

True Colors DANCE :Entrance of venueTrue Colors Festival

The first event of True Colors Festival

September 10, 2019. We held True Colors DANCE with incredible dancers from Japan and overseas.

True Colors DANCE :MC and DJTrue Colors Festival

We provided service for accessible performance:
- Japanese Subtitles on display
- Sign Language Translation
- Japanese / English Bilingual MC
- Designated Viewing Area

True Colors DANCE :Performance by SOCIAL WORKEEERZTrue Colors Festival

SOCIAL WORKEEERZ was founded in 2011 by members who work in the field of welfare for children and people with disabilities.

True Colors DANCE :Performance by LJ BREAKERS (from LOVE JUNX)True Colors Festival

LJ BREAKERS are comprised of members from the world’s largest entertainment group of people with Down syndrome, LOVE JUNX. They are active as a team that specializes in breakdancing.

True Colors DANCE :Workshop by CONNECTED Instructor:UNO/NOPPO(s**t kingz)True Colors Festival

CONNECTED is the dance project that brings together people beyond their nationalities, age, and gender through music and caring.
A dance workshop with support for people with hearing impairment

True Colors DANCE :Performance by ILL-AbilitiesTrue Colors Festival

ILL-Abilities was created in 2007 by Montreal-based dancer Luca Patuelli.
The crew gets its name from the standard in hip-hop culture of using a negative term to refer to something positive.

True Colors DANCE :The venueTrue Colors Festival

Over 800 people came to watched the show.

True Colors DANCE :Performance by ILL-AbilitiesTrue Colors Festival

The “ill” in ILL-ABILITIES ™ refers to incredible, amazing, intricate, talent. Rather than seeing the negative limitations of “disability”, this focuses on their positive, or “ill”, abilities.

True Colors DANCE :All castsTrue Colors Festival

Disability is not the individual limitations but the limitation in the society. Dancers are trying to break through invisible walls in society using body expressions.

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True Colors DANCE ~No Limits~
True Colors Festival

September 10, 2019 Part 1: 14:00-15:00, Part 2: 17:00-18:00
Place: Inaribashi Square in front of Shibuya Stream
Line-up:ILL-Abilities, The Floorriorz,
Bboy Shigekix, Bgirl Ram, Bboy Taisuke, SOCIAL WORKEEERZ, LJ BREAKERS, UNONOPPO (s**t kingz)
MC: KITE, Chigusa
Comentater: Bboy Katsu1
Sign Language Translation: Ichiro Hashimoto, Tomomi Komatsu

General Direction: ODORIBA INC.
Production: Tokyu Media Communications
Closed caption: NHK Global Media Services, Inc.
Production assistant: Kennosuke Sagawa
Presenter: The Nippon Foundation DIVERSITY IN THE ARTS
Supported by Shibuya City, Shibuya City Tourism Association, Embassy of Canada to Japan
In cooperation with 100BANCH, The Ministry of Justice; Correction Bureau

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