DDMAAC's umbrella organization
Production & presenting
RESEARCH & WRITING
networking & Advocacy
Stage Left is a multidisciplinary collective of diverse artists who
Stage Left is also a leading contributor to Canada's national dis arts movement, in the areas of production & presenting, networking, training and national advocacy.
Michele Decottignies, Co-Chair
Michele is a multiple-award winning arts-based activist, with 30 years experience in Canada's professional art sector.
She is the founder and Artistic Director of Stage Left Productions; the founder & co-coordinator of The Calgary Collective for Equity & Diversity in the Arts; and the founder and co-Chair of DDMAAC.
Michele is currently also an arts equity advisory to Canadian Dance Assembly and the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres; she currently sits on CAPACOA's Board; and she's also an "artist in residence" of sorts to Dr. Lynden Crowshoe's Educating for Equity arts-based Indigenous health interventions.
DDMAAC is currently an initiative of Stage Left Productions: A leading contributor to Canada's Deaf, Disability & Mad Arts domain – in the areas of networking, presenting, production, training and national advocacy.