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.
“Being raised by two moms and being deaf were both challenging because of how others perceived that to be. I would change absolutely none of it, because I am proud of being deaf and I am proud of being raised by my loving mothers. Who wouldn’t want more moms?”
Read the entire article: HERE
Spring Awakening continues on Broadway until early January, 2016.
Danny McDougall, PhD, CSC — “Dr. Danny” — owns and manages TerpTheatre. Since 1986, he has interpreted in hundreds of plays, musicals and other performances on stage – most in the shadowed style. He teaches and lectures on the theory and practice of theatre interpreting. Danny is the chair of Sign Language Studies at Madonna University, and holds a PhD in Translation and Interpretation from Heriot-Watt University – where his dissertation explored the relationship between space and meaning during interpreted theatre performances.