Off-Leash Area presents Off-Kilter Cabaret - June 9 to June 12

Seven artists share their captivating takes on the theme “Organ Recital” in the Off-Kilter Cabaret! Using dance, storytelling, theater, spoken word, puppetry, and performance, artists with disabilities explore the theme in wildly different ways, ranging from hilarious and thought-provoking to heart-breaking and profound.

FEATURING the following artists:

  • Braille
  • Martha Bird
  • Atlas O. Phoenix
  • Daniel Reiva
  • Amy Salloway
  • Scott Sorenson
  • Young Dance

ABOUT the PROGRAM: Off-Kilter is Off-Leash Area’s new cabaret performance program designed to highlight and support artists with disabilities, which makes space for and gives voice to artists with disabilities in the design and leadership of the program. Curated by the Off-Kilter Leadership Group, the inaugural year is organized around the theme “Organ Recital.” This year Off-Leash Area is excited to partner with Young Dance, whose mission is transforming lives through movement.

Performances: June 9, 10, 11 at 7:30pm, June 12 at 2:00pm. Friday night performance will be followed by a Q&A with the artists.

Barbara Barker Center for Dance | 500 21st Ave S | Minneapolis, MN 55455

Admission is $5-30 sliding scale, suggested donation. Tickets available at

ACCESSIBILITY: All performances will have audio description available. Thursday, June 9 and Saturday June 11 will have captioning available. Friday, June 10 and Sunday, June 12 will be ASL-interpreted. Performances are held at the fully accessible Barbara Barker black box theater. If you require an accommodation not listed here, please reach out to Off-Leash Area at at least two weeks in advance of the show.

COVID PROTOCOLS: Audience will be required to show proof of vaccination at the door. We will provide physically distanced seating and require participants to wear masks as they are able, and otherwise follow CDC and State guidelines at the time of the performances.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Location Info

Barbara Barker Center for Dance
500 21st Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Contact Info

Jennifer Ilse and Paul Herwig

Box Office Info

Price: $5-$30 sliding scale
Date: June 9, 2022  Time: 7:30 pm
Date: June 10, 2022  Time: 7:30 pm
Date: June 11, 2022  Time: 7:30 pm
Date: June 12, 2022  Time: 2:00 pm