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    Graeae at Marina Beach, Chennai

    In February-March 2018, Graeae will work in Chennai to deliver one of the largest outdoor spectacle performances the city has ever seen, led entirely by D/deaf and disabled artists, providing a huge cultural platform for the promotion of disability rights.

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  • In Touch

    Told through an eclectic style of spoken, signed and physical theatre, In Touch captures the real stories of deafblind, blind, visually impaired, D/deaf, hard of hearing, sighted and hearing people. It explores the emotional rollercoaster of being human, how we each navigate our lives and what happens when these two very different worlds collide and […]

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    Pakistan

    ‘People will watch us do this (performing) and believe that we ‘Deaf young people’ can do anything’
    – Student, J.S. Academy, Karachi, Pakistan

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  • Jenny Sealey in Bangladesh for A Different Shakespeare project

    A Different Shakespeare

    In March 2016, Jenny Sealey directed a new production of Romeo and Juliet in Bangladesh for the British Council programme Shakespeare Lives. All the main characters were played by one disabled actor who spoke and one Deaf actor, who used Bengali Sign Language. It was the first time anything like this had been staged there.

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