CO/LAB & BLUELACES THEATER COMPANY
To kick off our 7th season, CO/LAB is partnering with nonprofit sensory-based theater group Bluelaces Theater Company to create a new program called Camp BlueLAB. Bluelaces creates highly interactive, sensory-based theatrical experiences for people of all ages living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental differences. Like CO/LAB, Bluelaces believes that all individuals, regardless of ability status, should have the opportunity to experience the magic of theater in a lively and welcoming environment.
This one-week summer workshop will merge CO/LAB's devised theater practice with Bluelaces' sensory-based theater style to create a brand-new workshop production called All Aboard. This new summer experience will connect our veteran CO/LAB actors with younger participants, though a CO/LAB Leadership Initiative. This initiative will allow CO/LAB actors to be artistic mentors, modeling positive leadership for younger participants involved with Camp BlueLAB. This is a very exciting evolution of our CO/LAB:connect programming that provides a new creative opportunity for some actors who have been working with CO/LAB for a few seasons.