PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE • FALL 2020, WINTER 2021 & SPRING 2021 • ONLINE (VANCOUVER, CA)

LEAD is an ongoing, paid, performance ensemble working creatively across perceptions of cognitive ability. Now in its third season, LEAD continues to deepen the experience of the original cohort while expanding to include new participants through an introductory group.


Facilitators: Nathan Kay, Anton Lipovetsky, Lucy McNulty, & Marcus Youssef. Producer: Yvonne Yip. Produced by Neworld Theatre. In partnership with posAbilities and Down Syndrome Resource Foundation. With the support of the Vancouver Foundation, TD Bank Group, BC Arts Council, Province of British Columbia, City of Vancouver, Canada Council for the Arts and the Hamber Foundation. Video by Cam Anderson, Cascade Film & Media


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LEAD Ensemble participants, Photo by Cam Anderson

LEAD at The Democratic Set. Photo by Akumdeep Singh

LEAD ‘Stage One’ participants

LEAD enZOOMble, April 17, 2020 (Top- Bottom, L-R):  Marcus Youssef, Sandra Henderson, David Shoring, Amber Barton, Lucy McNulty, Evelyn Chew, Sophia Wolfe, Nathan Kay, Andrew Gordon, Matthew Tom-Wing, Altan Thomas, Veda Hille, Amanda  Testini, Cameron Anderson, Anton Lipovetsky, Niall McNeil.