WhyArts Panel to Present at Great Plains Theatre Conference

A WhyArts panel will bring its expertise in working with physically and intellectually challenged individuals to the 2017 Great Plains Theatre Conference. The annual event, founded in 2006, is set for May 27-June 3 at the Fort Omaha campus of Metropolitan Community College.

The WhyArts workshop – “Arts Our Way!” – will be held on the opening day of the workshop at 1:30pm. It will explore the creative and professional possibilities of working with individuals with a range of intellectual and physical disabilities. The panelists are:

  • WhyArts theatre artist Stephanie Anderson
  • WhyArts theatre artist Kim Jubenville
  • WhyArts theatre artist Josh Mullady
  • QLI resident and local playwright Chris Bock

QLI, a long-time WhyArts client, is a private, nonprofit corporation dedicated to delivering life-changing rehabilitation and care for individuals with brain injury, spinal cord injury or other severe physical disability. Founded in 1987, the company is the largest and most comprehensive center for post-hospital brain injury and spinal cord injury rehabilitation and care services in the United States.

For more information about the conference, visit www.gptcplays.com.