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Jenny Sealey MBE
Graeae Theatre Company
Jenny Sealey co-directed the London 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony alongside Bradley Hemmings (GDIF). She has been Artistic Director and CEO of Graeae since 1997 and has pioneered a new theatrical language; the creative integration of sign language and audio description within performance.
In 2009 Jenny was awarded an MBE. Jenny has been awarded the Liberty Human Rights Award, is an honorary Doctor of Drama at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Middlesex university, and a Fellow of the Central School of Speech and Drama and Rose Bruford College.
Creative Keynote with Jenny Sealey
Jenny Sealey is a fighter. Since becoming deaf at the age of seven, she has been determined to tackle challenges her way. That determination led her to being the co-director of the 2012 London Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony. She is a great fan of Ian Dury, whose famous song ‘Reasons…