Poster for Incubate

ANNOUNCING INCUBATE: for deaf & disabled-led arts organisations

Have you ever thought that there aren’t enough deaf & disabled-led arts organisations? Do you have an idea, or an organisation, that you’re trying to get off the ground? Would you like to be part of a peer-facilitated programme supporting a small group of organisations as they grow and develop? CRIPtic:Incubate is a brand new…

CRIPtic 2021 – announcing new artists

At CRIPtic, we’re getting very close to in-person rehearsals starting (Monday 8th). The show opens on the 19th November, so it’s very soon now! We’re delighted to announce that we are adding three new acts to the line-up. Sahera Khan and Gold Maria Akanbi are bringing filmed pieces, and Flawbored are bringing a comedy. So,…

CRIPtic Pit Party, Barbican Stories, & Institutional Racism

CRIPtic Pit Party and Barbican Stories – A statement CRIPtic Pit Party 2021 – a showcase of d/Deaf and disabled artists, is taking place in the Pit at the Barbican in Autumn 2021 – a time when the Barbican is also grappling with institutional racism. My decision to continue to present the work at the…
Lata Nobes

Introducing Lata Nobes – Associate Director

What made you want to be an artist / performer? I was first interested in performance through music. I think I was listening to Beethoven before I could tie my shoelaces. I found music to be something that transcended the day to day, and lifted me out of anxiety and stress – something which I…
BBC Front Row logo, a dark rectangle with coloured spots, a tall building and the words "Front Row"

Front Row: Theatres re-opening & online work

Last week, I (Jamie) was on Front Row. This was to discuss the reopening of theatres and who that leaves behind. There, I was able to emphasise that the closing down of opportunities for people to see shows online was going to affect far more than just disabled people. It’s pretty gutting to slowly see…