Abnormally Funny People
Abnormally Funny People is a monthly podcast discussing all things disability with a splash of comedy. Each month they welcome guests from diverse backgrounds who have a connection to disability - they might be in entertainment, journalists, disability advocates, writers and more. They also have regular guests call in, the latest tech and accessibility news, along with news from the USA. If you’re looking for talented actors and comedians, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss.
Access All Areas
Access All Areas is an award-winning theatre company for adults with learning disabilities. As well as having a professional performance company, they deliver the Performance Making Diploma at the Central School of Speech and Drama and have an industry-first partnership with agency Simon & How to represent seven professional actors with learning disabilities. They also run a range of exciting and innovative participatory projects for people with all levels of learning disabilities. For represented artists contact Jessica Lowe by e-mailing email@example.com or calling 020 7749 9780. For other enquiries e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 613 6445.
BBC Class Act Actors Directory
Class Act is a pioneering BBC training programme which aims to shine a light on experienced disabled actors already working in the industry, as well as discover and develop the potential of up-and-coming talent. The Class Act Actors Directory shines a spotlight on all 32 actors and producers are encouraged to use of it as an ongoing resource.
DaDaFest is an innovative disability arts organisation based in Liverpool which is also a cutting edge Disability and Deaf Arts Agency. DaDaFest also delivers an annual International Festival between November and December, and provides opportunities for disabled and d/Deaf people to the arts. If you are looking for actors or would like to speak to DaDafest about an opportunity, email@example.com or call 0151 707 1733.
Disability Arts Online
DAO is a portal into the world of disability arts and a hub that connects people in a vibrant creative community. DAO nurture and showcase talent, provide information and create opportunities for disabled artists through innovative partnerships. This is a comprehensive directory of deaf and disability-related artists who identify with the disability arts community. The portal allows you to contact an individual directly to discuss an opportunity.
Graeae Theatre champions accessibility and provides a platform for new generations of Deaf and disabled talent through the creation of trail-blazing theatre. If you’re looking for actors and would like to advertise an opportunity at your company, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7613 6900.
thinkBIGGER! is a training and consultancy company at the forefront of delivering diverse talent. They managed Channel 4's £500k search for disabled talent in front of the camera for the Bafta-award winning coverage of the 2012 London Paralympic Games. They manage the Indie Diversity Training Scheme for Pact and Writers' Cramp, part of the High End Drama Television scheme to promote disabled writers and scripted editors in the industry. Toget in contact, e-mail email@example.com.
VisABLE is an online agency which provides professional on-screen opportunities for actors, presenters and models with disabilities. Contact the agency directly to discuss an opportunity via the bookings number 01386 555 170 or register to advertise a role.