Anna Schlusser – Bio
Author/s: Anna Schlusser
Anna has completed a Dip Ed (Movement and Dance), Graduate Diploma of Movement and Dance, Master of Ed. (Advanced Studies of Movement and Dance), and currently works as movement, dance and drama facilitator. Her recent research focuses on how the performing arts offer disabled artists the opportunity to express themselves and articulate in ways they couldn’t do otherwise. The research shows the benefits and strategies of developing improvisational performance skills with intellectually disabled artists and draws on dance therapy for tools for non-verbal understanding and psychophysical movement processes.