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The Crip Monologues

While we’ve been plugging away at a wide range of projects here at CRIPtic – from the NOT DYING soundtrack to workshops on writing and staging solo work. We are very excited to announce that Jamie Hale, our Artistic Director…

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BEING HYBRID: an easy guide to hybrid events

To read more about Being Hybrid, click here. To access it in a range of other formats, click here Why are you launching Being Hybrid? I keep having the same conversation over and over in my disabled writers group chats…

The Disablism of Age Barriers in the Arts

The Disablism of Age Barriers in the Arts

At their heart, most age barriers in the arts are disableist. They create barriers that prevent disabled people having equity of access to opportunities. Their assumption that age is representative of life-stage, career-stage, or the point of development someone is…


What’s on at CRIPtic

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Tools, App and Tech Guide

There’s a wealth of technology out there and lots of different tools that promise to make your life easier as a disabled creative but which ones should you pick? As CRIPtic Arts has grown we’ve been slowly building up our…

Annual Report 2022-23

Annual Report 2022-23

This year, CRIPtic Arts moved into our second year as a Community Interest Company, and focused heavily on stabilising ourselves as an organisation, applying for the funding we wanted to manage ongoing projects, and establishing our organisational identity. We delivered…

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The Crip Monologues: Writers Commission Q&A Summary

On Friday 13 October, we held a Q&A for writers interested in pitching for our new commissioning opportunity, The Crip Monologues. Here’s what we discussed. What is The Crip Monologues? The Crip Monologues is a theatre piece exploring what it…

LEARNING AND REFLECTIONS

Focus Groups: Lessons Learned from our Audience

Focus Groups: Lessons Learned from our Audience

Earlier this summer, at CRIPtic, we held two focus groups. One was for disabled cultural workers from the global majority.…

Black Out Nights: The magic of live theatre

Black Out Nights: The magic of live theatre

The magic of theatre is its nature as in live performance; both for audiences, and for performers. You spend weeks…

Broadening Our Practice

Broadening Our Practice

CRIPtic is my baby – but it’s not just mine. It was built as a community project. If I had…

Prioritising Health: Lessons Learned

Prioritising Health: Lessons Learned

This week’s blog is a short one – to make sure I’m prioritising health. Last week, I took some time…

Building Networks: Lessons Learned

Building Networks: Lessons Learned

We went into CRIPtic 2021 without a very wide network. We certainly had quite a few contacts and offers of…