Claire is disabled.
Is it God’s Will? Karma? Genetics? What do you believe?
A newly commissioned performance work, Guide Gods will explore the perspectives of the major religions and faiths towards disability. Is it the will of a higher power? Is Claire paying for the mistakes of a past life? Is it a test for her? Or a punishment for her parents? Could she, should she, be healed? Is she welcomed by all faiths or will it all prove just too inaccessible? Using dance, live music, humour and interviews with religious leaders, academics and deaf and disabled people, acclaimed performer Claire Cunningham goes on a perilous quest to explore the intricacies of the major world faiths and their views on deafness and disability in this witty and illuminating new show.
Featuring performer/creator Claire Cunningham, Musician/composer Derek Nisbet and Live Captioning by Louisa McDaid.
Set Design by Karen Tennent. Audio Describer: Chris McKiddie, Lighting/Production Manager Brian Gorman, Stage Manager: Marisa Ferguson