Kelsie Acton is a neurodivergent access consultant, researcher and choreographer. She is currently the Inclusive Practice Manager at Battersea Arts Centre, the world’s first Relaxed Venue. Her PhD research into the accessibility of timing in disability dance rehearsal was funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada and she completed a residency at Siobhan Davies Dance Centre (UK). She was the plain language translator for MsSweeney’s The Audio Issue and San Allard’s Writing from the Groin. She is a member of the Critical Design Lab, a multi-national, multi-institutional collective focused on critical access, disability and design and works regularly with Arts Pond, an organization dedicated to digital justice in the Canadian arts ecosystem.