All Abilities Celebration 2021
Venue: Julianne and George Argyros Plaza
Tickets start at $5.00
All Abilities Celebration is postponed due to the unexpected rain. Stay tuned for the rescheduling!
All Abilities Celebration is returning to the Julianne & George Argyros Plaza! The event will include performances and workshops featuring artists of all abilities. American Sign Language interpretation will be available for the duration of the event.
11:05am – Rena Strober
11:10am – Straight Up Abilities AllStars and WizStars
11:20am – Dance workshop led by Robin Olive from Straight Up Abilities
11:45am – Cesar Galvan and Roberto Reyes from OCCTAC
12:00pm – Joaquim Dixon and George Gilliam from Creative Identity
12:10pm – Mason Fessenden and Lou Lou Laguda from the Braille Institute Youth Choir
12:15pm – Hi-Tops
12:30pm – Sarah Lonsert
12:45pm – Dance workshop led by Studio D: Arts School for All Abilities
1:05pm – Marleena Barber
1:15pm – Hi Hopes – Hope Center for the Arts
1:30pm – Jay White
1:45pm – Rena Strober and the DOTZ
Our event emcee is Broadway and TV actress, Rena Strober. Rena is known for Broadway's Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof and Disney Channel's Liv & Maddie. She's also the voice of hundreds of animated characters as well as video game heroines. When Rena isn't working as a professional actor, she is passionate about teaching those with visual impairments as well as advocating for their equal rights in the entertainment industry. Rena most recently released the award winning family album Imagine That: The Sesame Street Music of Joe Raposo & Jeff Moss featuring Jason Alexander, French Stewart, Cristina Jones, Marleena Barber and the DOTZ Blind children's choir. For more information visit www.renastrober.com.
This event is presented in partnership with VSA Orange County whose mission is to provide arts, education, and cultural opportunities by, with, and for people with disabilities, making the arts accessible to people of all abilities.
All patrons must have a ticket. Refreshments will be available to purchase courtesy of George's Cafe. Event attendees should bring their own folding chairs and refreshments, however due to space and sightline limitations, tables, barbecues, and food preparation will not be permitted on the Plaza. The Plaza can get chilly with occasional strong breezes. Please bring a warm sweater or jacket to ensure maximum comfort during the event.
Check-in will be contactless, and hand sanitizer stations will be accessible throughout the Plaza.
Artists and program subject to change.
Running time (approximate):
Masks strongly encouraged.