Original Essay on Disability in The Arts

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Only 750-1,000 words. Short descriptive essay.

There are many topics to discuss. In fact, I have done an entire outline for you below to give you some ideas of what to write about. I'm in Germany right now and I just don't feel like writing it honestly.

  • Research Topic: For this outline I have chosen to write about Performing Arts with a focus in dance and theater.
  • Research Question: How has performing arts affected the disabled community in America?
  • Introduction: Give a brief background on what it is to be disabled in America. Explain how various performing arts companies are helping America to realize that the disabled do not need to adapt to America, but that America needs to adapt to the disabled.
  • Historic Data: Research disabled performing artists and companies that have made history or broke records in America. Explain the roots of dancing for the disabled and how it is evolved.
  • Today’s data: Look at today’s modern dancers for the disabled, what is the message that they are portraying.
  • Change over time: Now look at the history of dancing for the disabled and what it has become today and compare the two. How has it changed? What is the focus? Is the message still the same?
  • Minorities: Disabled people are a minority group in America. Research how disabled people lack representation in general and the basic struggles that they face as a minority group in America. Compare them to other minorities groups to show the similarities.
  • Conclusion: Take in everything and give an overall brief of what you think dancing for the disabled has become today and where I think it’s going in the future.
  • Be sure the explain the importance of the disabled and other minority groups. Express that disabled people still play a significant role in American culture and in society.

Tutor Answer

School: University of Virginia

Hi,Find attached the completed work.Feel free to ask for any clarification or editing if need be.Looking forward to working with you in the future.Thank you.


Disability in Arts
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There have been several activist demonstrations in the United States related to the rights
of people with disability. On March 12, 1990, many of these activists joined forces to
demonstrate over the enacting of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) which was bound to
curb the inequality on disabled people. The act had been p[assed the past year but the House of
Representatives was a stumbling block to its passage. From the historic times, the disabled
persons in the United States of America have experienced immense challenges or discrimination
and inequality in almost all sectors. This involves poor physical education (PE) provisions in
schools, negative school experiences, lack of information and expertise among others. However,
since the enacting of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) various platforms such as
performing art companies have continued to show that equality among the disabled can be
realized. Most of these companies strive to give equal opportunities to disabled persons, for
example, the Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts, Gift Theatre has developed roles for the disabled
persons with plays such as Spring Awakening.
Some of the famous films involving dances of disabled persons include Billy Elliot, High
School Musical and The Wizard of Oz. Others include The Saturday Fever, Pulp Fiction, Black
Swan, ...

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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