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    The Tempest – Swimming for Beginners

      We’ve been working on an international project in collaboration with the British Council and Owlspot Theatre to stage a production of The Tempest: Swimming for Beginners which will be performed at Owlspot Theatre, Tokyo, Japan from 1 – 6 June 2021. Directed by Jenny Sealey, The Tempest is a bold, modern reworking of Shakespeare’s […]

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    Hear Me Now: volume 2

      Graeae are delighted to be one of the partners on Tamasha Theatre Company’s next volume of Hear Me Now, audition monologues for Actors of Colour. With a focus on actors and writers who are either ethnically diverse and/or Deaf or disabled, the new volume will feature over 100 brand new monologues. Conceived in 2016 […]

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    Graeae year in review

    Huge thanks to all our funders, donors and audiences for the support during the unusual year that has been 2020. It’s meant that we’ve been able to continue championing and cultivating the talent of Deaf and disabled artists at all stages of their career. We couldn’t have done it without you! Click here to listen […]

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    Thrive Aid – The Art of Protest

    Register below. Thursday 3 December 2020, 7pm – 9:30pm GMT Three chances to catch Thrive Aid-The Art of Protest, a premiere international collaboration of disabled artists from around the world; coming together to protest the stigma disabled people world-wide face every day!! Thrive Aid-The Art of Protest is a world-wide virtual event that will debut […]

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    Please take our digital audience survey!

    If you’ve enjoyed any of our digital lockdown programme this year, whether that be the musical anarchy of Reasons to be Cheerful, brilliant new writing in Crips without Constraints or the classic House of Bernarda Alba, we’d love to hear your thoughts so we can continue championing and cultivating the talent of Deaf & disabled […]

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    Seven Inclusive Principles for disabled people in arts & culture

    Campaigning cultural organisations We Shall Not Be Removed, Ramps on the Moon, Attitude is Everything, Paraorchestra and What Next? have joined together to create a new guide for the arts and entertainment sectors to support disability inclusion.

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    Spasticus Autisticus for London 2012 eighth anniversary

    A special new performance of Spasticus Autisticus from Reasons to be Cheerful cast and creative, to mark the eighth anniversary of the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony.

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    Free support for Deaf & disabled freelancers

    We’ve been working behind the scenes to create a package of support for our vital Deaf and disabled freelance workforce.

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    #SugarWater documentary is now on Amazon Prime

    We’re very excited to announce that Breakneck Films’ documentary #SugarWater is now available to watch on Amazon Prime!

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    Open letter to the Culture Secretary – #WeShallNotBeRemoved

    An open letter to the Culture Secretary from Deaf and disabled cultural leaders, artists, and inclusive companies on safeguarding the future of disability arts in the UK.

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    Black Lives Matter

    Our statement on Black Lives Matter.

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    Reasons To Be Cheerful – Available Free Online!

    Knock me down with a feather… Reasons To Be Cheerful Available Free Online!  Let’s ‘ave it!! Graeae are thrilled to announce their critically acclaimed box office hit musical Reasons To Be Cheerful is available FREE, via online streaming on YouTube from 3rd June through to 3rdAugust. Following nationwide tours, concert versions across the world and a […]