In Claire’s latest podcast, she speaks to theatre critic Mark Fisher from the Theatre Voice podcast about why she defines herself as a disabled artist and why she thinks we are missing out by overlooking the creativity of disabled artists. Click here to listen to the podcast. If you’re looking for some more holiday listening from … More about Some holiday listening
It’s been a joyous week bringing Thank You Very Much back home to Glasgow for its Scottish premiere at the Couper Insitute in Cathcart, with some rave reviews to boot! “The astutely clever dots that Cunningham has threaded through this piece join up to cogent, thought-provoking effect – whether it’s Elvis thrusting rock’n’roll into the … More about Rave reviews from Glasgow!
Disability Arts Online’s Assistant Editor, Joe Turnbull speaks to Claire about Disability and… Aesthetics. She talks about her rejection of contemporary dance’s traditional aesthetics and training techniques, the challenges of working internationally and the responsibility she feels as one of the UK’s most established disabled choreographers. Click here for more ways to listen. Click here … More about Claire features on the Disability Arts Online’s “Disability and…” Podcast
Thank You Very Much premiered at the Uknrain Cultural Centre in Manchester on 17 July to standing ovations and some great reviews! “Astonishing…a life-affirming display of community spirit that would make Elvis quiver with pride”★★★★★ The Herald “a thought-provoking and poignant show about identity, performance and disruption”★★★★ The Guardian “What I didn’t expect was for … More about Thank You Very Much, Manchester!
Ahead of Claire’s performance at Dundee Rep Theatre, she chatted to Cathy MacDonald on BBC Radio Scotland‘s Sunday Morning programme about Give Me a Reason to Live, and the parallels between Bosch’s depictions of disabled people and those in the modern media. Have a listen via the link below from 48 mins in. Click here to listen … More about Claire interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland