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Thursday 20 May 2021

Disability Representation in Storytelling

What does responsible representation look like in 2021?

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Thursday 20 May 2021

The Playwrights Realm presented Disability Representation in Storytelling livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 20 May 2021 at 3 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 5 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 6 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

Disability Representation in Storytelling will explore the connections between how disability has been historically represented in literature, TV/Film, and Theatre, and contemporary views of disability as an intersectional identity. What does responsible representation look like in 2021? The panelists will offer practical suggestions for ways that theatre makers can improve disability representation and create radically access-centered spaces for disabled actors, artists, administrators and audiences to support those who are most impacted by ableism, racism, colonialism, misogyny, and other forms of oppression. ASL and Captioning will be provided.

Panelists: Elbert Joseph (they/them, he/him), Andrea Kovich (she/her), D'Arcee Charington Neal (he/they), Madison Mae Williams (she/her).

Panel Coordinator: Talleri McRae (she/her).

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