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[siteshot width=”300″ url=”http://proximityinterpreting.com/”] Communication between law enforcement officers and members of the Deaf community remains an important topic internationally. Robert Skinner, a PhD student at Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, Scotland), has launched a website that will share information related to his research on interpreted interactions between the police and Deaf people.Continue Reading

TerpTheatre’s production of Police Deaf Near Far (2012, in partnership with Oakland University) told the story of Stinger, a Deaf man killed during an interaction with a police officer. The production echoed the often tragic real-world encounters between law enforcement and members of the Deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind communities.Continue Reading

Join Our Discussion About Interpreted Theatre During the week of September 25, Danny McDougall (from TerpTheatre) will be joining students from the interpreting program at Heriot-Watt University in a discussion about interpreted theatre. Danny will present a lecture to the students, who will then work on their translation and interpretingContinue Reading

The red-hot run of Deaf West Theatre‘s Spring Awakening is bringing heightened attention to Deaf theatre companies and other forms of Deaf talent. The online version of The Guardian recently highlighted a production of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Globe, in London. Even the title was a translation challenge,Continue Reading

TerpTheatre alumnus, Daniel Durant, currently stars in Deaf West Theatre’s Broadway revival of Spring Awakening. The production — and it’s cast — are getting well-deserved attention for their efforts. In a recent Q &A with The New York Times, Durant reflects on being Deaf … and being raised by two Moms.Continue Reading

September 8, 2015 Auslan Stage Left, Encore Blog [Reposted from Auslan Stage Left’s blog, ENCORE] Danny McDougall, CSC Founder and Owner, TerpTheatre I admit it: I make assumptions. We all do, right? In fact, part of our strategy for getting by in life involves anticipating what others want, what they’reContinue Reading

[pl_label type=”info”]The Essentials[/pl_label] Spring Awakening Previews: Sept 8 – 26, 2015 Performances: Sept 27, 2015 – Jan 9, 2016 The Brooks Atkinson Theatre 256 W 47th St New York, NY 10036 [pl_button type=”primary” link=”http://www.ticketmaster.com/Spring-Awakening-Ny-tickets/artist/2139383?tm_link=tm_bdwy_featured_title3″ target=”blank”]Buy Tickets Now[/pl_button] [pl_badge type=”success”]What Others Are Saying[/pl_badge] Click to View Article Why I’m Producing SAContinue Reading

Tribes, a play by Nina Raine, portrays a young deaf man in several complicated relationships with family members and a love interest (I’m trying not to give away the plot). The play has enjoyed several successful professional productions across the country, giving audiences a lot to think about. TerpTheatre alumnus, GarrettContinue Reading

Daniel Durant has a lot to celebrate. LA’s Best Male Actor In A Musical Visitors to BroadwayWorld.com have crowned Durant LA’s 2014 Best Male Leading Actor in a Musical (local production) for his role in Deaf West Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening – the first such award for a Deaf actor in aContinue Reading

Deaf West Theatre has announced its next production, Spring Awakening, and has launched a Kickstarter Campaign to raise $25,000 in financial support. The production brings together an impressive creative team and huge cast of twenty three Deaf and hearing actors – including Daniel Durant who starred in the TerpTheatre/Oakland University 2012Continue Reading