Kaite O'Reilly has won many awards for her work, including the Peggy Ramsay Award, M.E.N. best play of the year, Theatre-Wales Award and the Ted Hughes Award for new works in Poetry for her reworking of Aeschylus’s Persians for National Theatre Wales in their inaugural year. Her plays have been translated/produced in eleven countries worldwide. A leading figure in disability arts and culture, she is a fellow at Freie Universitat’s international research centre "Interweaving Performance Cultures," Berlin, where she has been reflecting on her intercultural practice between disability culture and ‘mainstream’ culture, between hearing and Deaf culture. Her critically acclaimed selected Atypical Plays for Atypical Actors is published by Oberon. She is the patron of DaDa and Disability Arts Cymru. www.kaiteoreilly.com; www.kaiteoreilly.wordpress.com; @kaiteoreilly
Kaite O’Reilly addresses how reimagining disability can open up creative possibilities on stage in content, aesthetics, and form.