Finding a Deaf world in perspective
Finally we were able to work, develop and produce six short films extract from 14 monologue/stories from script, working with actors two actors Will Lewis and Alex Nowak and the support space from Queen’s Theatre. It had been rather different journey for the past few months developing the project itself. Now we are looking forward to bringing all the materials from script, photos, rehearsal and videos performance together under talent book designer we have been working with for the past few months.
Deaf Awakening is a brand new theatrical production explores in a series of monologues/dialogues/short scenes of Deaf world perspective in language, Deaf image, discrimination and cultural appropriation.
This play aim to educate the public about the recurring theme of daily discrimination, system expulsion, ignorance and cultural misappropriation where a Deaf person find themselves in a dominant environment culture however this also raise awareness of the beauty of Deaf culture and to try appreciate Deaf community more.
This play have been written through following interviews where the writer have conducted through all age and gender deaf person about their views on their experience as a deaf person on wide variety of issues/experiences through their childhood years, family life, workplace, finding their identity and Sign Language.