Vici Wreford-Sinnott

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Vici is an award winning British disabled playwright, screenwriter, activist and equality strategist whose work tours nationally and internationally, and now digitally. She is the Artistic Director of Little Cog which is a disabled-led theatre company based in the North East of England. Vici has been active in the UK Disability Arts movement for almost thirty years having developed a number of pioneering projects and productions to ensure that the stories of disabled people are placed centre-stage in the arts.

Vici has created a number of innovations in how the theatre sector can include and involve disabled people at all levels including Cultural Shift, developed with partner ARC Stockton which is a strategic artistic model. During lockdown she has created a number of accessible online opportunities and resources. She has delivered a programme 12 online masterclasses, commissioned three disabled artists to explore and create new work, and has created two pieces of critically acclaimed digital work: Siege starring Philippa Cole and commissioned by ARC Stockton and HOME Manchester, and Funny Peculiar starring Liz Carr, Mandy Colleran and Bea Webster. Vici also curated an accessible online exhibition with Disconsortia featuring the work of 14 disabled artists.

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