Meeting in Munich


— An Inclusive forum to develop Movement, Action, Gesture, Improvisation, Negotiation and Expression of Multiple Disability Visual Impairment adults

1st Meeting in Munich 20. Nov.  –  22. Nov. 2012

Fahne_grossHost institution:

Southern Bavarian living accommodations and workshops for blind and visually impaired people (SWW)

 Participating countries:

Scotland, Italy, France, Germany

Organizations points:

 What we will do during the Project:

  • Setting clear what the approved project is about.
  • What is the project plan, explanations, ideas and questions?

As a reminder of our agreements in the application

The aims of the project are

  • explore and (develop) look at the difference concepts of Theatre for MDVI
    look at the principal basics and the cultural influences
    look at the difference ideas of theatre to achieve similar outcome
  • develop the potential and talent of these clients so that they can be
    actively involved in public performance.
    the way to learn skills that they are important (social skills)
  • we will explore the meaning of theatre across each culture and the place for  MDVI within it.
  • We will share good practice and knowledge across our institutions by hosting seminars, workshops and performances for all member countries

SpielfigurenThe partnership will address ways to overcome barriers and help to implement the UN Declaration of Rights for People with Disabilities in all our member countries on the way of transnational collaboration

Meeting in Munich - Pic 1 How will we execute what we have decided to do?

  • Guidelines
    • We will analyze this and create a set of guidelines to be used by any professionals working with MDVI in the area of theatre.
    • These guidelines will promote inclusion within the theatre on a basic of a structure agreed

it should be send on e-mail

  • Project webpage
    • We will disseminate our findings on the Website which will be create for the project.
  • All the difference concepts of guidelines should be insert and published in the website


  • Logo
    • A proposal from SWW will be send to all the partner
    • Involvement of our clients
      • Working from one classic script, each participant will create an adaptation suitable for their client group.
        • to compare and describe  the realisation the classic script (midnight summer dream) in regard of the individual capacity of the clients and on the cultural conditions of each country



  • Dissemination plan
    • In this project this will be performed in our member countries across Europe.  (all Partners)
    • We will produce a DVD containing performances, interviews and evaluations of participants, clients and parents to show how involvement in a theatre project has enhanced the life and well being of the clients (all Partners)
      • Performance during  the final meeting in Osimo
      • In the public theatre perhaps we also organise a live performance on the beach
        (Indicated to the point “Involvement or our clients)
      • Draw a poster to published the overall aims of the project during the congress in Istambul
      • Evaluation
        • Standard frame will be change and adapt for the title an Logo of Imagine project
        • Scotland will be responsible for every meetings


Our experience has shown us that MDVI individuals become expressive, happy, vocal and that they enjoy performing in front of an audience.

However they need the right training and support

In many cases, we need to change our perceptions of what theatre is and who can be involved.


  • Next meetings:

Italy, Osimo                           4th – 8th March 2013

France, Clermont-Ferrand 6th – 10th May 2013

Scotland, Edinburgh            23rd – 27th September 2013

France, Clermont-Ferrand  31ST March – 5th April 2014

Italy, Osimo                           12th – 16th May 2014


  • For next meeting:


Discussion on ‘Guidelines’

Response to all participants writings on their practice and vision, discuss how to join different ideas together.


For the coordinating institution

Michael Lohner