What is a superpower?
Traditionally, we think of superpowers as abilities like flight, invisibility, X-ray vision and (if you’re me) the ability to find free parking downtown.
But “superpowers” can be defined in other ways.
Superhuman patience, compassion, alternate modes of communication and resilience in the face of adversity are all powers that are just as extraordinary – perhaps more so – than the ability to run at superhuman speeds or pilot an invisible plane.
This weekend, a group of folks from Vancouver’s disabled community will share their special powers in two performances of a multi-media show at the Roundhouse Performance Centre.