This is the front of an artist announcement card for Jamie. The design is styled on an American baseball card. The card has a thin white border and the rest of the card is black with turquoise accents. On the left hand corner, there is a triangular cross section of a photo of Jamie. In it, Jamie has cropped hair, bleached blonde and longer on top. They have a round face and are wearing glasses and a black shirt. Their head is on their wheelchair headrest. They emerge from the bushes like a queer forest creature. To the right of the photo, there is the artist's name, Jamie, pronouns, they/them, website, www.jamiehale.co.uk, and artistic practice, Founder & Artistic Director of CRIPtic . Below this is a short artist biography, which reads founded in 2019, Jamie has built CRIPtic into a pioneering d/Deaf & disabled artistic hub. They are a Poet, wordsmith and performer. In a turquoise rectangle below this, the card highlights what the artist’s role is within CRIPtic. For Jamie this reads Jamie is directing CRIPtic 2021. Below this are the artist’s social media handles @jamierhale, @jamiehalewrites, and a quote selected by the artist. This reads: Good art is always accessible.

Jamie Hale

Jamie Hale is an awardwinning theatremaker and director, curating and directing this year’s CRIPtic Showcase. Their focus is on listening to the stories artists tell, and supporting them to find new ways of creating.

Jamie founded CRIPtic Showcase in 2019, and converted it into a programme and CIC in 2021.


Mik Scarlet

Mik Scarlet is the producer at CRIPtic, and has three decades of experience in the arts and media. He has worked in everything from music to children’s television, and is returning to the arts having worked for many years as an access advisor also.

This is the front of an artist announcement card for Mik. The design is styled on an American baseball card. The card has a thin white border and the rest of the card is black with turquoise accents. On the left hand corner, there is a triangular cross section of a photo of Mik. In it, Mik Scarlet is a white man with short blonde hair, a short blonde beard, and an excellent tan. He is wearing a blue blazer, and the backdrop is a white photography studio. To the right of the photo, there is the artist's name, Mik, pronouns, he/him, website, www.mikscarlet.com, and artistic practice, producer, broadcaster & musician. Below this is a short artist biography, which reads after three decades in the arts & media, working as part of the CRIPtic team bringing new disabled talent to public awareness. In a turquoise rectangle below this, the card highlights what the artist’s role is within CRIPtic. For Mik this reads the A-team on wheels - making the artistic vision happen without tears. Below this are the artist’s social media handles @mikscarlet, and a quote selected by the artist. This reads: Caitlin made that one happen.

This is the front of an artist announcement card for Caitlin. The design is styled on an American baseball card. The card has a thin white border and the rest of the card is black with turquoise accents. On the left hand corner, there is a triangular cross section of a photo of Caitlin. In it, Caitlin is a white woman with long dark hair. She smiles in ¾ profile, against a wall and an unwieldy wisteria bush. To the right of the photo, there is the artist's name, Caitlin, pronouns, she/her, and artistic practice, co-producer & creative assistant. Below this is a short artist biography, which reads facilitating creativity across theatre and the arts,excited to be co-producing CRIPtic and transforming the vision into reality. In a turquoise rectangle below this, the card highlights what the artist’s role is within CRIPtic. For Caitlin this reads heavyweight organiser, creative sounding board, lover of charts. Below this are the artist’s social media handles @bebe.caitlin, and a quote selected by the artist. This reads: Be so good they can’t ignore you.

Caitlin Richards

Caitlin Richards is co-producer and executive and creative assistant to Jamie Hale. Her background is in facilitating the arts, and she comes to CRIPtic with five years of experience, working to ensure that the vision becomes a reality