On hiatus since 2008, the workshop helps artists develop and stage work with a focus on uplifting disabled artists.
The inaugural grants will support playwrights and the production of new works at theatres across the country.
Samuel D. Hunter’s play for Theater Breaking Through Barriers is about a group of childhood friends who happen to be Deaf and disabled.
Obviously theatres should give priority to disabled actors in roles defined as disabled. The next step: to consider them for all roles.