At Solar Bear we are constantly learning and challenging the way we work. We are delighted to share some of our discoveries below. We are always keen to add more information and share relevant ideas and resources, so please get in touch.
|Ideas for BSL interpretation Download pdf [3 MB]
|This information graphic is designed as an open resource for anyone looking to make their theatre performance more accessible for a deaf and hard of hearing audience.
|Best Practice PDF document Download pdf [4 MB]
|These resources are designed for theatre makers at all stages of their careers who want to make their theatre performance more accessible.
The Digital Space
|British Sign Language - digital inclusion Download pdf [178 KB]
|This document outlines some of the key practices when working with BSL in the digital space. Including: making your spoken English language work more BSL accessible, working artistically with BSL and best practice when working with a deaf performer/presenter.
Learning opportunities for deaf talent
|BA Performance in BSL & English Visit website
|The BA Performance undergraduate degree teaches students to be both actors and makers of work, exploring the most innovative ways of creating performance through British Sign Language and English. This course was developed in association with Solar Bear.
|Deaf Performance Skills Visit website
|This course, a partnership between Solar Bear and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, offers deaf students the chance to work on acting and performance skills. Note: this course is currently not accepting applications.
|Transitions Visit website
|The Transitions initiative aims to provide funded training for those wishing to study the performing or production arts.