Recognized by the ARIZONA COMMISSION OF THE ARTS for innovation in programming!
CHARACTER BUILDING experiences teach life lessons, strengthening certain good or useful traits in a person’s character especially self-reliance, endurance and courage.When someone CARES, they show feeling and exhibit concern and empathy for others.
UNITES DEAF OR BLIND ACTORS WITH THOSE THAT CAN SEE/HEAR TO PERFORM A FULL-LENGTH MUSICAL PRODUCTION
CREATES A RICH ENVIRONMENT FOR PERSONAL GROWTH AND COMMUNITY BUILDING
FIRST PRODUCTION OF IT’S KIND IN THE US!
The songs and dialogue of the production are concurrently sung/spoken and signed. Accordingly, some roles are double cast with ASL signers and hearing speakers/singers.
All actors receive training in acting, singing, and stagecraft as well as disability awareness and skills training.
All actors learn the basics of ASL and perform many group songs while singing/signing simultaneously
The artistic process calls for creativity “above and beyond the call of duty” to produce a show that will engage and inspire the audience while providing a top quality experience for ALL actors.
Shrek the Musical
Disney’s Beauty & the Beast
BIG RIVER: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn