Monday 09 November 2020 to Thursday 19 November 2020
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Explore the programme for No Limits in Seoul, 2 weeks of online event which presents a variety of disability and inclusive arts performances and artist talks including four UK theatre and dance films and 2 talks by the UK experts in arts accessibility. This digital festival will run from 9 to 19 Nov online for free.

No Limits in Seoul 2020

  • Dates: 9–19 November 2020
  • Venue: Online (Pre-booking required)
  • Get your tickets via 
  • Organised by Korea Disability Arts Center (KDAC), Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in partnership with the British Council

UK Programmes 

[Tab Talk]

The development of art and accessibility in the UK

  • Time: 10 November, 17.00–19.00 KST
  • Speakers: Zoe Partington (Access Consultant), Roz Chalmers (Senior Audio Descriptor, VocalEyes)

 1. Artificial Things

  • Performed by Stopgap Dance Company
  • Genre: Dance film / 26 mins
  • This film’s cinematic vision speaks to the depth of human experience through the metaphor of a supermarket. The jury responded to the strength of the ensemble and a non-hierarchical vision of corporeal expression.
  • Free streaming for 48 hours from 9 November 00.00 to 10 November 24.00 (KST)

* The winner of the prestigious dancescreen 2019 award in the category of SCREEN CHOREOGRAPHY OVER 15 MINUTES

2. Scored in Silence

  • Performed by Chisato Minamimura
  • Genre: Performance / 53 mins 
  • It’s her solo digital performance artwork for 40 people that unpacks the untold tales of Deaf hibakusha – survivors of the A-Bombs that fell in Hiroshima in 1945 and their experiences at the time and the horrors of the aftermath.
  • Free streaming for 48 hours from 9 November 00.00 to 10 November 24.00 (KST)

3. Into the Light 

  • Performed by Hijinx Theatre
  • Genre: Physical Theatre/ 60 mins
  • We all seek interaction, connection and validation. The light before us promises us all this and more. The glow of our mobile phones invites us to be appreciated, cherished and loved. The challenge of stepping out on stage offers us something similar.
  • Free streaming for 48 hours from 11 November 00.00 to 12 November 24.00 (KST)
4. Unspoken Spoken 
  • Performed by Candoco Dance Company
  • Genre: Dance / 17mins
  • It exposes the potential that exists when we dare to challenge the rules. We encounter five characters, each with his or her own rules to question, to surrender to, to fight against. What changes if we face up to what is holding us back?
  • Free streaming for 48 hours from 16 November 00.00 to 17 November 24.00 (KST)


Hijinx Theatre

Hijinx is an inclusive theatre company who work with learning disabled and/or autistic actors in all their productions. They were awarded by The Stage as their fast-growing global presence in the arts industry was being recognised. Hijinx showcased <Meet Fred> in Korea in 2019.

Candoco Dance Company

Candoco dance company, founded in 1981, is a world-leading UK dance company working with disabled and non-disabled dancers. They toured sixty countries around the world and are known in Korea for premiering <Good Morning Everybody> in collaboration with Ahn Eun-mee dance company for PyeongChang 2018 Cultural Olympiad.

Stopgap Dance Company

Stopgap Dance Company make evocative dance productions with exceptional disabled and non-disabled artists. They started as a community dance project in 1995 and was the first company in the UK to integrate dancers with a learning and physical disability and non-disabled dancers. They performed at the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony and will showcase <Artificial Things> which won the ‘Best Screen Choreography (over 15 minutes)’ award from Dancescreen in 2019.

Chisato Minamimura

Chisato Minaminura is a Japan Born Deaf Artist based in the UK. She approaches choreography from her unique perspectives as a Deaf artist, creating what I call ‘visual sound / music’. She was involved in Aerial Performances with Graeae Theatre Company, London 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony and Rio 2016 Paralympic Cultural Olympiad.

Zoe Partington

Zoe is a contemporary artist and also predominately works as a Creative Consultant for the cultural sector, a researcher, auditor and creative equality trainer for museums and galleries - helping them develop their skills and experiences for successfully meeting the needs of Disabled visitors. She assisted the British Council in Brazil to develop Disability arts equality frameworks for Brazil and 2016 Cultural Olympiad and with Japan in preparation for 2020 Cultural Olympiad.

VocalEyes / Roz Chalmers

VocalEyes provides services that increase opportunities for blind and partially sighted people to experience and enjoy art and heritage. Services include Audio description services, training and advice for theatre venues and producers, exhibitions, venues and events, etc. They also publish the ‘State of Theatre Access’ report to assess the improvement of the accessibility of all art venues in the UK. Roz Chalmers is a senior audio descriptor in VocalEyes.