Dave is a performance poet, artist and an activist in the promotion of inclusive theatre practices. He promotes self expression and creativity, and everyone having a voice to share their stories and experiences. He is a graduate from the first year of Graeae’s Ensemble programme in 2016.

Find out more about Dave at theshoutingmute.com. A photo gallery of some of his work can also be found in the gallery at the bottom of this page.

Raised in Birmingham to Punjabi parents, Rinkoo Barpaga is a Deaf TV Presenter, film and theatre maker, stand-up comedian, actor, street photographer and artistic director. He is currently one of the recipients of the Deafinitely Theatre Bursary.

Find out more about Rinkoo at rinkoo.co.uk