Mayfest 2016: workshop – Access as Art

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Access as Art

Sue MacLaine & Nadia Nadarajah are performers in ‘Can I Start Again Please’; the award winning show that explores the capacity of language to represent traumatic experience. The piece is performed in English and British Sign Language

Sue is a qualified & registered interpreter specialising in performance interpreting and Nadia is a native sign language user with a specialism in Visual Vernacular.

The workshop will explore approaches to translation, visual vernacular, creating a BSL script for auto-cue, use of auto-cue. It will be a mixture of practice and theory.

The workshop is aimed at people who are working as professional British Sign Language/English interpreters.


Mayfest is Bristol’s unique annual festival of contemporary theatre. We are dedicated to presenting a broad range of unusual, playful and ambitious work from leading theatre makers from Bristol, the UK and beyond.

Mayfest is produced by MAYK in collaboration with Bristol Old Vic and works in partnership with other key arts venues across Bristol to present work in both established theatre spaces and non-theatre spaces all over the city.

Mayfest’s Artistic Directors are Matthew Austin and Kate Yedigaroff.

A mix of work  so tasty it makes you want to up sticks and move to Bristol permanently

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A pulse-racing programme of work ranging that offers fledgling local companies cheek by jowl with artists of international reputation

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Starts 10:00 to 16:00



Access Art

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