Petra Kuppers

Petra Kuppers (she/her) is a disability culture activist, a wheelchair dancer, and a community performance artist. Petra grounds herself in disability culture methods. She uses ecosomatics, performance, and speculative writing to engage audiences toward more socially just and enjoyable futures.

She teaches at the University of Michigan in performance studies and disability culture, in the English and Women’s and Gender Studies Departments. She is also an adviser on the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts at Goddard College.