Jacqui is a black woman with black and slightly grey waist-length twists, She is wearing a vertically striped shirt. She is sitting in her powered wheelchair sideways facing, Jacqui staring straight into the camera with a curious look on her face. The background is greenery not in focus.

Incubate – 2023 Artists

The community is brimming with ideas for new arts orgs, but a lack of support to grow those. At CRIPtic, we are committed to growing and developing the deaf and disabled-led artistic…
Sam Brewer & Aarian Mehrabani (Sam, a white man with closely shaved blonde hair wears a pink and yellow floral blazer and grasps a very resolute Aarian. Aarian is a Middle Eastern man with slim build, clean shaven with short jet black quiffed hair. He is wearing a yellow jumper and denim dungarees).

Breakthrough – 2023 Artists

Breakthrough supports two deaf and/or disabled artists who are at the peak of their careers, and facing barriers preventing them breaking into the mainstream, with the goal of creating something small –…
DL Williams rehearses NOT DYING. DL, a white non-binary person with short dark hair, black glasses, wears a grey zip up jumper They sign with their script in hand.

Launchpad – 2023 Artists

Launchpad supports four creatives of any genre to develop bold, new and adventurous work to be performed live on stage. Artists will access a funded 6 month development & mentoring programme, giving…
MC Geezer a white man with short brown hair and beard. He has black glasses, and is wearing a blue jumper with a large logo in the centre. He signs on stage at the Barbican.

Reach -2023 Artists

In Reach, we’re looking to support five deaf and/or disabled artists to develop their first full solo show through a 6 month programme of online workshops, masterclasses, and facilitated critical feedback groups.…
A large white planning board with illustrations and key words showing an event schedule.

CRIPtic Access Services

CRIPtic Access Services include access advice, workshops, and bespoke training informed by policy, best practice, and experience. See how we can help you, and get in touch below. Workshops & Training We…
Sam Brewer & Aarian Mehrabani (Sam, a white man with closely shaved blonde hair wears a pink and yellow floral blazer and grasps a very resolute Aarian. Aarian is a Middle Eastern man with slim build, clean shaven with short jet black quiffed hair. He is wearing a yellow jumper and denim dungarees).

Breakthrough

Breakthrough What is Breakthrough? Breakthrough is a 1 year commission for disabled UK creatives or companies who are ready to break into the mainstream.  We are looking to commission 2 creatives/companies to…
DL Williams rehearses NOT DYING. DL, a white non-binary person with short dark hair, black glasses, wears a grey zip up jumper They sign with their script in hand.

Launchpad

Launchpad What is Launchpad? Launchpad is a development and staging scheme for four UK based performers. We’re looking to support four disabled creatives/company currently to develop a 20 minute piece to be…
Oli - a white non-binary person - has bleached hair and is dressed in a white tshirt and blue gym shorts. Oli sits on stage, with a blue-washed projection behind them. They have a focused expression and their mouth is slightly open.

Artist Development

CRIPtic Arts is incredibly excited to announce the re-launch CRIPtic Cultivate: our artist development programmes for 2024.  Nurturing the practice and work of disabled creatives is integral to us. In 2024 we…
Jacqui is a black woman with black and slightly grey waist-length twists, She is wearing a vertically striped shirt. She is sitting in her powered wheelchair sideways facing, Jacqui staring straight into the camera with a curious look on her face. The background is greenery not in focus.

Incubate

Incubate The community is brimming with ideas for new arts organisations, but a lack of support to grow those. At CRIPtic, we are committed to growing and developing the deaf and disabled-led…