If your first and preferred language is British Sign Language, what challenges do you face as a Deaf freelance artist – and what can be done to overcome them? Olivier Jamin shares his experiences and offers some advice.
The lack of affordable skills-based training and opportunities to learn from others makes it much harder for people from disadvantaged backgrounds to develop their careers in the arts. Simina Neagu and Valentina Bin took action to fill the gap.
Creating a production that allowed a young and inexperienced disabled British Asian actor to play an authentic character was a rewarding challenge that led to a rich experience for everyone involved. Pravesh Kumar tells the story.