Disability Theatre Workshop at Theatre Royal Stratford East Disability Equality: an UP Mentoring Masterclasses, London

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Price: Free

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Disability Theatre Workshop have an exciting offer for January’s network event:

Michèle Taylor, Penny Pepper and Renaissance One present a Unify and Progress (UP) Mentoring Masterclasses on Wednesday 17th January 2018
Two sessions: 3pm – 5pm & 6pm – 8pm (choose one)
Murray Melvin Room, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square, London E15 1BN

These sessions are a brief introduction to Disability Equality and are designed to be of real practical use. They are for everyone wanting to know more about ways of removing obstacles for disabled and Deaf people and for disabled and Deaf people who are unclear about how to talk about their requirements and the way they work.

We’ll look at the Social Model of Disability, the legal framework (briefly) and aspects of language and terminology. You’ll have opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues that are important to you as well as be able to come away with practical strategies.

The space is fully accessible. The sessions have been developed as part of mentoring programme, Unify and Progress (UP). Unify and Progress (UP) has been funded by Arts Council England. UP has been created by Penny Pepper, supported by Kate Lovell & Theatre Royal Stratford East, producer Renaissance One, PR Laura Horton.

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Disabled and Black and Minority Ethnic applicants are encouraged to apply as they are underrepresented within the literature and arts sectors. Each session is the same – to encourage wide participation – choose your preferred time when booking.

Access:
Wheelchair accessible, access needs will be met upon request

Location

Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square, Stratford, London, E15 1BN

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