This is a list of professional Deaf and disabled artists, or disabled-led companies, who are actively seeking international partners and opportunities. Each artist or company currently has work ready to tour or for exhibition. We are proud to list companies from all over the world.
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Although many of the companies and artists listed here are artists with international experience, we cannot vouch for every company in this global list.
All companies are encouraged to update their profiles with information about new works, exhibitions, tours or performances. Not all of that work has been seen or can be recommended.
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Enabling people with (in)visible disability to take part in the cultural sector
Aaron is a sculptor who works with a variety of media and materials including film. Much of Aaron's work involves casting bell-bronze, creating sculptures that can be interacted with, touched and ‘rung’.
Abnormally Funny People
Abnormally Funny People perform stand up comedy shows in London, the Edinburgh Fringe, around the UK and sometimes internationally.
Academy Art of Diversity: Teatro la Ribalta
Academy Art of Diversity - Teatro la Ribalta are a professional theatre company in which disabled and non-disabled artists work as an ensemble.
Access All Areas
Award winning, disruptive and urban performances by learning disabled artists.
ActionSpace supports the development of artists with learning disabilities and creates innovative projects for people with learning disabilities to engage with the visual arts.
Aidan Moesby is a visual artist and curator whose work increasingly explores civic and personal wellbeing. His practice is based around research and response, much
Ailís Ní Ríain
Ailís Ní Ríain is an award-winning Irish contemporary classical composer & pianist
Alessandro Schiattarella is a dancer, choreographer and video-grapher based in Switzerland, and his research focuses on less-visible disability.
Amy Rosa is a live artist based in Scotland making experiential art works, writing and giving talks about her experiences living in the world as a Disabled, Fat, Femme, Working Class woman
Anjali Dance Company
Anjali Dance Company celebrates the creative abilities and artistic potential of people with learning disabilities and demonstrates exciting new possibilities in dance.
Performance is the foundation of my artistic practice, working foremost with Long Duration Live Performance Art. The public is essential in my work, as their presence becomes part of the live experience. Being present over several hours or even over several days is the main challenge in this art form.
Aristide Rontini is a dancer and choreographer exploring issues of identity and the relationships between individuals | society and nature | human beings.
ARTimeleia's aim is to lead the way by creating high quality theatre performances to the full and equal acceptance of disabled people as actors
Artistas Diversos is an NGO that produces and exhibits the work of disabled artists covering all types of artistic expression, from all over the world - free of charge for the artist.
AXIS Dance Company
Founded in 1987, AXIS is one of the United State's most acclaimed ensembles of disabled, non-disabled and neurodiverse performers.
Back to Back Theatre
Back to Back Theatre creates new forms of contemporary performance imagined from the minds and experiences of a unique ensemble of actors with a disability
Ben Lunn's music has been described as ’Evocative’ - Buzz Magazine, ‘Restrained Otherworldliness’ - P.G. MusicWeb International ’Chilling’ - Theatre Wales or ‘produces…glorious roaring sounds’ and ‘desolate monotone’.
BewegGrund stands for equal rights, self-determination, equal opportunities and integration.
Birds of Paradise Theatre Company
A force for change in Scottish theatre, creating world class projects and performances that place disabled artists centre stage.