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Awakening Interpretation: Broadway Sets the Stage for Linguistic Equality [Street Leverage]

By Auslan Stage Left in14.06.2016 in Articles

This article was originally posted by Stephanie Jo Kent on Street Leverage. Stephanie Jo Kent explores how Deaf West Theatre’s ground-breaking production of Spring Awakening cast a spotlight on the challenges and possibilities of sign language interpretation. StreetLeverage Note: Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening was invited to perform on the Tony…

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Where’d I Park the TARDIS? The Pop-Culture Savvy Terp

By Auslan Stage Left in10.01.2016 in Articles

This article was originally posted by Kaitlyn Mielke on MRID.   Who Ya Gonna Call? To interpret effectively for Deaf and Hard of Hearing consumers in the K-12 and postsecondary education systems, educational sign language interpreters should be savvy on popular culture issues and trends.Think of the…

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A Sign of Christmas

By Auslan Stage Left in03.01.2016 in Articles

This article was originally posted by K.I. White on Delaware State News.   FREDERICA — Angels delivered the first Christmas message.   Two millennia later, Bishop Peggy Johnson, of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, delivered her eighth sermon at Thursday’s annual Christmas Eve Candlelight and Communion Service at Barratt’s…

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Perils Of Being A Sign Language Interpreter In The PH

By Auslan Stage Left in03.01.2016 in Articles

This article was originally posted by John Paul Ecarma Maunes on Rappler.   The entire Filipino deaf community is mourning the untimely demise of veteran Filipino sign Language Interpreter Flordeliza Presnillo on April 8, 2015.   She battled breast cancer for nearly 5 years.  …

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Our Theatre Scrapbook: December 2015

By Auslan Stage Left in28.12.2015 in Our Theatre Scrapbook

2015 is coming to a close, and we are so grateful for every one who was involved in the nearly 200 shows that we took part in this year. Thank you to our interpreters, consultants, producers, theatre companies, and of course, AUDIENCE MEMBERS, who made…

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Auslan Choir Translates Handel’s Messiah into Sign Language

By Auslan Stage Left in14.12.2015 in Articles

This article was originally posted by Elissa Blake on The Sydney Morning Herald.   Billed as a world-first, the Sydney Philharmonia Choir’s presentation of Handel’s Messiah will feature a deaf community “signing” choir on stage alongside a full orchestra and the 400 massed voices of the Symphony…

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Staging Theatre for Deaf and Hearing Audiences

By Auslan Stage Left in20.11.2015 in Articles

This article was originally posted on The Guardian. Meet the deaf and hearing artists developing new staging techniques to make accessibility part of the aesthetic. The Deaf and Hearing Ensemble is a group of D/deaf and hearing artists whose work includes British Sign Language (BSL), spoken English,…

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New York Theatre Scene Embraces Deaf Actors

By Auslan Stage Left in20.11.2015 in Articles

This article was originally posted on BBC News. Spring Awakening has been revived on Broadway, but this time with a predominantly deaf cast. New York has seen a wave of productions bringing deaf actors to the fore, transforming both the theatre scene and the job…

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