Biography

DIRECTOR

Dr. Christopher Boulton is an associate professor of communication at the University of Tampa where he's taken students to make documentaries in Ecuador, Morocco, and Thailand. He got his start at Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and has since written and produced for Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, and Court TV. He co-wrote and co-produced Not Just a Game: Power, Politics, & American Sports and his short film Power Trip, a nostalgic voyage through space and time, won the art category at the RATMA International Film Festival in Keighley, England and was also screened at the Filmwinter Festival for Expanded Media in Stuttgart, Germany and the Revelation Film Festival in Perth, Australia. Dr. Boulton’s first solo-directed feature film, Life After Life, premiered at the Sarasota Film Festival.



DANCE INSTRUCTOR

Dwayne Scheuneman is a dancer, choreographer, and co-founder of REVolutions Dance in Tampa Florida, an inclusive dance company that creates professional performance and training opportunities for both adults and children. He is a widely respected advocate for physically integrated and inclusive approaches to dance that welcome the participation of all ages and abilities. He is a Navy veteran, a gold medal wheelchair athlete, and holds a degree in Exceptional Education from the University of South Florida. He has toured with the nationally renowned AXIS Dance Company under founder Judith Smith and new director Marc Brew. He has also been a guest performer with Asher Dance Eclectic, Karen Peterson and Dancers, Young Dance, and Sidiki Conde. The Tampa Bay Lightning honored him as the 2013 Lightning Community Hero of the year and Mr. Scheuneman has led many international workshops and most recently brought dance classes and performances to local disabled and non-disabled communities in China, Russia, Italy, Palestine, and Israel.