These shows reimagine form and time, effectively opening up new ideas of dance.

“Rather than access being retroactive accommodation, we’re thinking about access from the very beginning,” Ms. Sheppard said. “When you invite someone to a show, you want them to experience it, not somebody else’s description of it. We aren’t there yet, but we’re working toward an equitable aesthetic experience.”

You can find more information on Descent here and On Display here.