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Disability and Theatre

For most people, theatre is a space of creation, community, and voice. Theatre means a neutral environment to pursue your love of creativity and finding identity. For people with disabilities, theatre is not a neutral place. There are still harmful stereotypes of disability and narrative prostheses lingering in theatre productions.  Recently, theatres are being criticised […]

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Review: Don’t. Make. Tea.

“If you are capable of killing and disposing of a body, can you really call yourself disabled?” There are many Scotland-based theatre companies whose productions effortlessly delight and challenge their audiences, but none so encapsulate their political vision for the theatre (and the world) throughout their practice quite like Birds of Paradise. The premier disability-led […]