A group of dancers with disabilities is taking part in a photography exhibition to prove anyone can dance - and to encourage others to say “yes I can”.
All the dancers were photographed reimagining famous dance moments, from Gene Kelly singing in the rain, Moira Shearer as a young ballerina in The Red Shoes and *that* lift from Dirty Dancing.
“I didn’t have any confidence,” says Stephen, a wheelchair dancer. “I wouldn’t speak to anyone and I certainly wouldn’t have done this.”
“All people can dance. Even people in wheelchairs can dance,” adds Luke.
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The exhibition, which was photographed by Sean Goldthorpe and has already been shown in Leicester, Gloucester and in Valencia, will be appearing at London’s Southbank Centre, Glasgow’s Gathered Together Festival and Doing Things Differently, in Bristol, in September.