Disability Stage Right Podcast


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Disability Stage Right (DSR) is a podcast about putting artists, access and disability on stage, right. DSR examines access to, and the barriers faced in, training, physical spaces and attitudes in theatre and performance through interviews and discussions with incredible Canadian artists with disabilities. It is fun, informative and covers a range of topics through conversation with from artists across Canada.
Season One guests include:
Debbie Patterson
James Sanders
Prince Amponsah
Isaac Vint and Trish Cooper
Christa Couture
Andrew Gurza
and a special, bonus, final episode with
Alex Bulmer
Listen to episodes here, or find them wherever you get your podcasts.
The project was conceived by Stefanie Wiens, and funded entirely by a Canada Council for The Arts Digital Originals Grant.
Pre-production began in August of 2020, and most of the interviews were conducted between September-December 2020
The episodes will drop weekly beginning on December 31, 2020 and can be found here
https://anchor.fm/disabilitystageright/episodes/Getting-To-Know-You-eoe3qc
Media and other inquiries can be directed here
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About the team:
Stefanie Wiens (creator, co-host) is an actor/writer/producer and an occupational therapist (OT), who works as an accessibility choreographer in both theatre and film.
Myles Taylor (co-host) is a filmmaker and actor who happens to have cerebral palsy.
Angela Chalmers (producer) is a film documentarian and theatre practitioner who acquired her disability a decade ago.
The team is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba in the middle of Turtle Island, on Treaty One territory
Disability Stage Right is a SWAK Productions Podcast.
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