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Ali Stroker

Ali Stroker, a groundbreaking performer, is the first actress in a wheelchair to appear on a Broadway stage. She was also the first actress in a wheelchair to earn a degree from the NYU Tisch Drama Department. an inspiring story.  She is currently originating the role of Anna in Deaf Wests 2015 revival of Spring Awakening. A New Jersey native and recipient of a Barrymore Award nomination Ali has performed everywhere from Broadway to Off-Broadway to the Kennedy Center to name a few places. 

Her humanitarian efforts with Women Who Care, Be More Heroic, and ARTS Inside Out have taken her across the country and halfway around the world. 

Six Lessons I Learned from Ali Stroker
Essay

Six Lessons I Learned from Ali Stroker

23 July 2016

Ricky Young-Howze talks with actor Ali Stroker about changing people’s perceptions about performers with disabilities.

Living the Dream Podcast # 12
Podcast

Living the Dream Podcast # 12

Ali Stroker

11 December 2015

Ali Stroker is currently starring in Deaf West’s acclaimed Broadway production of Spring Awakening. She is the first leading actor in a wheelchair on Broadway. She’s part-trailblazer, part-advocate, part-instigator and all artist.