Synopsis by Alice Day
Her voice has been compared to that of the young Ella Fitzgerald. Lisa Thorson demonstrates in this program that being confined to a wheelchair does not limit achievements in the performing arts. In addition to her celebrated work as a jazz vocalist, she is also an actress and songwriter. In Key Changes: A Portrait of Lisa Thorson, viewers will experience her performances, as well as interviews that include discussions of accessibility for the disabled. Thorson is dedicated to battling the prejudice that disabled people endure, and works to increase public awareness of disability issues.