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Photo from the Dancing Disability 2019 Open Studio. Three dancers sit next to each others, their knees bent and arms wrapped across their body. They each wear a white piece of fabric, wrapped like a bandage, on their left knee.

Application Questions

Are late applications being accepted?

No, the deadline to submit Interest Forms closed on February 15, 2023.

Can I apply for the 2024 Dancing Disability Lab?

No. At this point, we anticipate that the 2023 Dancing Disability Lab will be the final residency.

If I don't identify as having a disability or being physically different, can I apply for Dancing Disability?

Dancing Disability is intended for those who identify as having a disability or physical difference.

I am a dance artist with an invisible disability. Can I apply?

Yes! Any dance artist who identifies as having a disability is welcome to apply.

I’m a dance artist from outside of the U.S., can I apply?

Yes! If you are accepted, your travel expenses and lodging will be covered.

Participant Questions

Where will participants be housed?

Participants will receive lodging at the Luskin Conference Center. Hotel and travel arrangements will be coordinated by the Lab staff.

What are some accessible transportation options in Los Angeles?

Uber and Lyft are popular rideshare options in LA where you can request an accessible vehicle. Additionally, the following cab companies have accessibility options: L.A. Yellow CabL.A. City CabChecker Cab, and United Independent Taxi. The following website gives users an overview of public transportation options as well:

What is UCLA's current protocols for COVID-19?

We are carefully monitoring the changing situation regarding COVID-19 and will update participants as we approach the Lab in July 2023.

Current UCLA Campus COVID-19 protocols can be viewed on this website.

Can I smoke on campus?

Since April 22, 2013, the entire UCLA campus is a smoke and tobacco-free environment. The policy also prohibits other tobacco use, including vaping or hookah use, and also includes smoked marijuana.

The smoke and tobacco free policy includes all UCLA indoor and outdoor areas, including UCLA hospitals and health-sciences campuses.

Open Studio Questions

Will the Dancing Disability Open Studio be accessible?

The public sharing of Dancing Disability will have ASL interpretation, audio description, and captioning. The public showing will be fragrance-free. Please refrain from wearing scented products such as perfumes/cologne, hair products, and scented lotions.

Please also be aware that UCLA is a smoke and tobacco free campus. Other access requests can be considered. Attendees are encouraged to make their needs known as soon as possible by contacting Dancing Disability. Glorya Kaufman Hall is ADA accessible. A map displaying accessible pathways, building entrances, and parking structures is available here:

Important Note: All guests will need to comply with current campus COVID-19 protocols.  More information will be provided closer to the date of the event.

This webpage will be updated throughout the next few months. If you have any questions not on this list, please email Dancing Disability.