Arts, Disability & Disability Arts
Cabaret & Variety
Arts, Disability & Disability Arts
Able radio interview with Mat Fraser
Ian Williams is joined by Mat Fraser, the disabled actor, writer and comedian.
Mat talks about his acting career, his work with the disabled comedy group Abnormally Funny People, his views on Disability Language and his background in martial arts.
Click Here to listen to the inetrview with Mat Fraser.
one of the best disability and deaf arts organisations in the U.K., with the best annual festival each year. I am proud to be one of their patrons.
Creative Arts East Create!
Is the Disability Arts Service for Norfolk. If you are looking for disability art and culture this is the place to be. Create is part of Creative Arts East, a fast-growing arts development agency which provides practical support to the arts community in Norfolk.
For more info, email Ann Young email@example.com
Live Art Development Agency
Works to support and develop the Live Art sector , its artists, practices, discourses, infrastructure and audiences. Supportive of Disabled artists and they have helped me a lot over the years.
Rochelle School, Arnold Circus, London E2 7ES, 020 7033 0275
DAO - Disability Arts Online
Colin Hambrook´s new e magazine dealing with all things related to Disability Arts.
This is one of the UK"s leading disability site, giving a whole range of useful information: articles, links, adverts and an archive.
"Graeae is unique as the only full time professional theatre company of disabled people in the world!"
"Heart"n"Soul is a dynamic arts organisation offering creative opportunities to people with learning disabilities." Yeah, and the rest, they´re amazing.
The International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers. Run by comedy legend Phillip Patston.
Disabilities Network of NYC
A New York disabilities information and advocacy group, run by the unstoppable Lawrence Carter Long.
Bringing the Anarchy of Life to the Discipline of the Stage.
"Self help, friendship and love" it says. An organisation that promotes social and sexual relationships for disabled people.
Oval House Theatre
Cutting edge theatre, dance, education, and more!
The Croatian art people in Zagreb, that give me great work
The Erotic Awards
Promoting reforms of Britains silly old sex laws....
An information site for those interested in all things to do with freakshows, circus performers, e.g. Grady Stiles, the "Lobster Boy" etc etc... it"s where I got my best photos of the real Sealo the Sealboy.
Writer, artist, illustrator, graphic designer, and floorer.
Dorrie Halliday is a digital artist working with both traditional media and new technologies. Dorrie Halliday is Dyslexic and has recently been diagnosed with MS, she has campaigned to help children with Dyslexia with her work in schools, in her art work and on the radio. Dorrie is using her art to understand the new challenges that becoming physical disabled has brought to her and others and is working on a series of new films.
Theatre director, writer, film maker, and more.
Just excellent producer/director with xray spex ´will change the way you look at the world´.
Gertrude are an all female 5 piece who work as a collective and specialise in hard edged soundscapes.
Dick Z.Zigun´s website for the Coney Island Sideshow. Freaks, geeks, girls, hot dogs, rides and beer. Vital freak show and carnival showbiz history in the museum, and much much more!
The man who invented Krip Hop and puts the compilations LP´s together (Volume two on its way). A poet, creator of Sins Invalid, and much more. Lives in Oakland, land of the Black Panthers, and is one of the naked gimp models from our session in 2007.
A black disabled man with a large brain and a big mouth, and that´s dangerous.
Heavy Load are a Brighton based punk band made up of musicians with and without learning disabilities, they are also the inventors of the infamous Stay Up Late campaign.
Maggie Dog Films Ltd
Website of some independent film making weirdos who really shouldn´t be allowed near film. And they´re disabled too, ugh.
Tel: +44 (0) 1633 255719
DAO - Disability Arts Online
DAO is a unique online project reflecting on the lives of disabled people, from the unique viewpoint afforded by the Arts.
Thalidomider, political analyst
Tina Barnes is a multi talented actress, martial artist, an apprentice member of the United Stuntman´s Association, as well as a pole dancing teacher"
Cabaret & Variety:
Julie Atlas Muz
Miss Exotic World and Miss Coney Island 2006. This is the woman who put politics back into Burlesque for me, a post feminist icon, witty, subversive, intelligent, a great artist, choreographer, director, film actor, collaborator of Live Art, and much more....
Excess All Areas
Agency specialists in cabaret, burlesque and circus.We bring together the reputation and wealth of knowledge from 20 years experience in the industry to offer the most dynamic, experienced, fun and funky agency for variety entertainment to date. Take a look around and see how we can help you; whether it's finding an act, going to a show, or booking a whole tea dance!
.... Who knows? Her past is shrouded in clouds of mystery all we know is that she keeps appearing in different personas all through history and now she is back as performer / burlesque dancer.
The hottest burlesque star from the cold North West, Diva Hollywood is full of sin, sauce and seduction.
This woman is simply the best in her field, there ain´t no one like Dirty Martini, icon of International burlesque striptease, the best tassler ever, and much much more.
James Tigger! Ferguson is an actor/dancer/stripper/librarian who has performed in New York and abroad for 20 years.
In 2006 he was honored to win the 1st ever Mr. Exotic World title (Best Boylesque) at The Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas.
Tigger! The Godfather of Boylesque.
The Wau Wau Sisters
No show is complete without The Wau Wau Sisters, New York City"s bravest and bawdiest burlesque duo and the act that the New York Times calls "irreverent, sacrilegious, lascivious, foul-mouthed, and uninhibited!"
A great troupe of burlesqueers. Their recent BurlyQ Revue was phenomenal, watch out for it´s return!
"Actor, writer and award winning burlesque artist" Winner of Erotic Award for best performance artist 2006.
Erotic & traditional burlesque performer.
A great troupe of dedicated and intelligent girls, teasing and pleasing.
Le Poisson Rouge
Le Poisson Rouge is a venue located in New York, NY. To get to Le Poisson Rouge, go to New York and proceed to 158 Bleecker Street. Some events at Le Poisson Rouge include The Dating Game with host Murray Hill and DJ Jay McElfresh, NYC Loves Nashville Benefit Concert, ArtBattles Noreaster: DC vs Philly vs Boston vs NYC and Grupo Fantasma plus Zizek Collective.
Sharon Ward Astrology
Sharon Ward is a qualified astrologer and writer with over twenty year's experience. She holds a Diploma in Astrology and is a member of the Association of Professional Astrologers International.
I've found Sharon's astrological assessment of me to be so accurate and helpful, she's so very intuitive, skilful, and of course spot on with her character analysis. I would totally recommend her work.
The Animal Rescue Site
The Animal Rescue Site is having trouble getting enough people to click on it daily to meet their quota of getting free food donated every day to abused and neglected animals.
It takes less than a minute to go to their site and click on the purple box "fund food for animals" for free. This doesn"t cost you a thing. Their corporate sponsors/advertisers use the number of daily visits to donate food to abandoned/neglected animals in exchange for advertising.
Here"s the web site! Pass it along to people you know.
The address is: www.theanimalrescuesite.com
Please click and do it NOW!
Safer Medicines Campaign (formerly known as Europeans For Medical progress)
This is an independent patient safety organisation of doctors and scientists whose concern is whether animal testing, today, is more harmful than helpful to public health and safety.
Their goal is to protect human health by promoting human-specific medical research. I am proud to be one of their patrons, along with Tony Benn, and MP Caroline Lucas.
The name speaks for itself, and animals: ´The 21st century will be the century of ethics, or it will not be at all´ (Andre Menache)
"A charity which helps disabled people to live independently and who I have worked with on their WorkABILITY project summer job forum"