Chris Elam's captivating performance of the "Cast Iron Crutches" modern dance piece is followed by a stirring call to action for more audience engagement in the Arts. Chris shares his vision of a dialogue between artist and audience that will shape future performances, and the role that social networking tools will play in enriching the performing arts experience.
About TEDx, x=independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self- organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)