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Experiential Learning Project Profile GH04-005 DANCE FOR SOCIAL INCLUSION & EQUALITY! Symbiotic Dance Project with the Elderly & Physical Disabled PROJECT LOCATION Our Social Mission: To support the elderly and people with physical disability to advocate social inclusion to the general public. Student Learning: Students will learn about the needs and challenges faced by the elderly and people with physical disability, as well as the way to communicate and collaborate with them by creative means. Project Opportunities: • Hear the thoughts of the elderly and people with physical disability, study about their lives and the socio-cultural backgrounds of the places they lived in. • Be trained to become co-dancers in the Symbiotic Dance Troupe to dance with the elderly and/or people with physical disability. • Explore body movements together in the dance to deliver messages on positive life, about the society and for promoting social inclusion and equal opportunity. • Work together with the Troupe on workshops planning and delivery. • Think, design, practice and arrange rehearsal and public dance performance together. • Conduct certain study in the process. Sham Shui Po/ Yau Ma Tei/ Kwun Tong, Hong Kong COMMUNITY PARTNER Centre for Community Cultural Development KEY AREAS Disability, Elderly, Symbiotic Dance, Social Inclusion, Equality, Social Messages, Creativity, Body Languages, Performance Interested faculty members are welcome to contact Dr. Dennis Cheung, Lecturer of GHELC Phone: 2219 4828 Email: denniskk@hku.hk Websi N