We are delighted to have Bea working at Solar Bear as a Creative Assistant helping deliver Deaf Youth Theatre and planning and delivering a number of events for the Young Company, including Scratch Nights. Bea will be managing her role within Solar Bear while studying full time for a BA Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Bea is profoundly deaf with a cochlear implant and a BSL user. She is the new theatre apprentice for Solar Bear, and has a big passion for theatre, in particularly accessible theatre. She has been a member of Deaf Youth Theatre for 4 years and Deaf Theatre Skills short course for the past 3 years at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and has taken part in many training courses. She has been in many theatre productions, for example Deaf Youth Theatre’s Branches and Funk ‘N’ Love for The Arches Live. She also has an interest in set design, being involved in the design process for Deaf Youth Theatre’s Birthday of the Infanta, GMAC’s Stargazer and Ink projects, and has delivered workshops to Deaf Young People. Having volunteered for many organisation in the past (in particularly for Deaf organisations), Bea is committed to making the creative arts accessible to Deaf people.