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Providing advocacy & resources for the field of theatre for young audiences.

Rachel Briley

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Rachel Briley (Asst. Professor of Theatre at the University of North Carolina/Greensboro) She examined theatre from three perspectives: purely visual theatre, mixed spoken/signed theatre and signed only theatre. Her research focused on the question of what elements of visual theatre cross linguistic and cultural boundaries. She traveled to Stockholm, Sweden and participated in Tyst Teater in the pilot phase of their Uganda Project, in which tend deaf individuals from Uganda were to create an original visual theatre piece with Tyst directors.