Can I Start Again Please is
about disclosure, recovery and reconciliation. It is about what we can
or cannot be overcome or changed. It is about what we wished hadn't
happened. It is about a mother cleaning her daughter's teeth.
I am exploring how to embed sign language and therefore accessibility for my many Deaf friends and colleagues who use BSL as their first language. I an attempting to use two languages to uncover what may be unsayable in one language is possible in another.
research and development for this work will culminate in this formal sharing of
the work at 7.15pm on Saturday 27th July as well as an open rehearsal on Friday 26th July 11.30-3.30pm.
creative team for this work is: Charlotte Vincent of Vincent Dance
Theatre as director and dramaturge and performer Nadia Nadarajah and
sign language interpreter Jo Ross.
The piece has been developed with financial support from Arts Council England, a bursary and residency time from Wooda Farm Arts Award and development support from BAC.