A Conversation with Freaque: Challenging Spinal Cord Injury Narratives Through Music & Dance

A Conversation with Freaque: Challenging Spinal Cord Injury Narratives Through Music & Dance

Freaque is a project of Gabriel Rodreick, who sustained a C5 Spinal Cord Injury while diving into the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica eleven years ago. In his new piece A Cripple’s Dance, he combines a five-member band with four dancers to challenge narratives about spinal cord injury, exploring anger, fear, and hope, and examines the balance between healing and risk taking.