ILL-ABILITIES™ is an International Breakdance Crew comprised of some of the world’s best differently-abled dancers. Seven dancers, six countries, one passion.
Luca Patuelli also known as Lazylegz started dancing (b-boying) at the age of fifteen. His unique approach to dance is how he achieved worldwide recognition; he developed his personalized dance style by incorporating his incredible upper body strength and his crutches as accessories to his performance. His passion for dance has led him to be featured on the Ellen Show, So You Think You Can Dance Canada, America’s Got Talent amongst many others. He was also the segment director and lead performer for the 2010 Vancouver Paralympics opening ceremonies.
Recommended audience: Grades 5-12
• Body autonomy and body awareness
• Elements of dance to communicate ideas and feelings
• Themes: character building, self-esteem, perseverance, empathy, and resilience
• Self-expression through movement