Graeae Theatre Company
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Graeae Theatre Company is a British organisation composed of artists and managers with physical and sensory disabilities. It was founded in 1980 by Nabil Shaban and Richard Tomlinson and named after the Graeae of Greek mythology. In 1981 the Company was offered the use of an office, rehearsal space and facilities for 18 months by the West End Centre, an Arts Centre in Aldershot in Hampshire. During that year, the Company became eligible to receive full funding from the Arts Council of Great Britain.
In 1984 the Graeae Theatre Company won a Special Award in the Evening Standard Awards.
Today Graeae (pronounced "grey-eye") performs on national and sometimes international tours. Its current artistic director is Jenny Sealey MBE.
- The Graeae Theatre Company website
- The Beginning of Graeae
- Graeae Theatre Company Information from the official British Council website
- "Whiter Than Snow" by Ronnie Haydon, The Stage, 12 March 2009
- "Exclusive: Disabled actors take lead roles in Channel 4 drama about Shipwrecked-style reality TV" by Matthew Hemley, The Stage, 11 March 2009
- "Whiter than Snow: North Wall" by Giles Woodforde, The Oxford Times, 26th March 2009
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