29 June 2020
Hijinx casts learning disabled actors in award-winning productions which tour the world. They have a network of 70+ trained actors around Wales who have learning and developmental disabilities including Down’s Syndrome, Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. Their Artistic Director, Ben Pettitt-Wade, has been working with artists with learning disabilities and/or autism for 20 years. In this session, Ben discusess the Hijinx approach to making theatre, his devising process and how the current situation has affected the company’s work.