Call out image: the criptic logo and the text 'Call out - NOT DYING d/Dead or Disabled director' sits on a turquoise background

Looking for a DIRECTOR for Jamie Hale’s NOT DYING

Jamie Hale here! I’m delighted to say I’ve received ACE funding for a new Research & Development process on my solo show, NOT DYING. This means I’m recruiting for roles, and especially a director.  The role is open to any deaf or disabled director, but I am particularly interested in finding a director who is…
A photo of Jamie Hale. Jamie is a white person with red hair and a red beard. They sit in their electric wheelchair in front of a brick wall. They are wearing grey jeans, a black roll neck jumper, a green blazer and chucky black glasses. They smile as they look at the camera. The photo is sat on a bright red background, with the words CRIPtic Learnings: Networking

Lessons Learned: Building Networks

We went into CRIPtic 2021 without a very wide network. We certainly had quite a few contacts and offers of support. A lot of our work centred around the few networks we had, which were London-centric, and didn’t reflect the diversity of the disabled community. We were very lucky to receive support from people associated…
A photo of Jamie Hale. Jamie is a white person with red hair and a red beard. They sit in their electric wheelchair in front of a brick wall. They are wearing grey jeans, a black roll neck jumper, a green blazer and chucky black glasses. They smile as they look at the camera. The photo is sat on a bright green background, with the words CRIPtic Learnings: Workload Management

CRIPtic 2021 Lessons Learned: Workload Management

As part of the process of assessing quality and success in our projects, we’re writing a series of blog posts exploring some of the key learnings from our 2021 development programme and showcase. This allows us to reflect on our experiences, our achievements, identify areas for growth, and (hopefully) be of use to other projects…
A photo of Jamie Hale. Jamie is a white person with red hair and a red beard. They sit in their electric wheelchair in front of a brick wall. They are wearing grey jeans, a black roll neck jumper, a green blazer and chucky black glasses. They smile as they look at the camera. The photo is sat on a mustard yellow background, with the words CRIPtic Learnings: Access

CRIPtic Learning – Access Needs

To assess the quality and success in our projects, we’re writing a series of blog posts exploring some of the key learnings from CRIPtic 2021. We want to reflect on our experiences and what we’ve achieved, identify areas for our own growth, and (hopefully) be of use to other projects carrying out similar plans. Out…

This week at the CRIPtic 1:1s

This week our Artistic Director Jamie Hale hosted the first of the CRIPtic 1:1 bookable slots. We were thrilled to be joined by a fantastic and wide range of creatives, and loved having the opportunity to discuss their ideas and offer advice. Without giving anything away, here are some of Jamie’s reflections on what they…
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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 at ignores the different experiences of disabled people. Age is sometimes relevant. Sometimes we need…