Working in the Theatre: Sign Language Theatre

Sign Language theatre has come to the forefront of commercial theatre through a production of Spring Awakening on Broadway. However, from the days of Charlie Chaplin films to the work at National Theatre of the Deaf and Gallaudet University, deaf actors and creative team members have produced some of the most incredible theatrical experiences. Follow members of the cast of Spring Awakening, Gallaudet University, and more as we explore the creative process, the history, and the joy that comes from sign language theatre.

For more information on Gallaudet University’s Theatre program

For more information on Spring Awakening.

For more information on Deaf West Theatre.

For more information on the Accessibility program at the National Endowment for the Arts.