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Podcast: Jamie Hale

In the first episode we sit down with the brains behind the company… Jamie Hale! We discuss all things CRIPtic, the Barbican performance and what is next for Jamie. Grab a cuppa and come join us for the first episode! Jamie Hale is a queer / crip artist, curator, poet, writer, playwright, actor, facilitator, trainer…

Social Media, Promotion, Networking and PR

As a writer working across forms – drama, fiction, non-fiction; not to mention non-writing work like speaking engagements, facilitation, and other things that occupy some kind of nebulous “creative” space but aren’t clearly defined or definable – as this kind of jack-of-all-trades creative, it’s sometimes really hard to tell people about what I do. I…

Creative Captioning with Samuel Dore

My first blog for CRIPtic was on audio description and how it can be used as a creative tool; I left feeling energised and inspired to create work which truly integrates audio description, which treats accessibility as a consideration of equal importance to plot, language, and form. I felt similarly after the creative captioning workshop…

3 resources to help you integrate British Sign Language into your performance with David Ellington

It’s one thing providing access; it’s another embedding it into your performance. In the case of British Sign Language (BSL) interpretation, artists are finding creative ways to integrate sign language into an act, rather than have an interpreter sit awkwardly at the side of the stage. In our latest CRIPtic workshop, Deaf actor David Ellington…