Signdance Collective

Signdance Collective is a touring performance company that was established in 2001. The company is culturally diverse with a team of experienced deaf and disabled artists at the helm. From 1987 to 2000, the company directors pioneered "signdance theatre", a fusion of sign theatre, dance and live original music. Since 2001, Signdance Collective has continued to evolve signdance theatre initiating international collaborations and working alongside innovative artists, theatre philosophers, and performance companies across the world .

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IN Between Spaces Touring from May 2021

In Between Spaces Touring from May 2021

Co-production with LMM Transmitter & 73Degree Films

A show about Time Travel, Love and Digital Worlds Meeting Reality . An Oracle , A Man A Woman And A Controller meet out of time , . anything could happen Dramaturgy Pedro De Senna Spoken word Lionel M Macauley Songs & Music Angelina Schwammerlin . Performer/Collaborators Isolte Avila & David Bower

For 2022 ;Oriente Plus /Power-Cut- In Production

A Carribean Signdance Play for our times . Written By Pedro De Senna with music by David Omni & Transmitter Performance

Isolte Avila Ashley Antonia Lopez David Bower Peter Osita Angelina Schwammerlin and Robert Corcoran

With additional Poetry by Lionel M Macauley

Archive - Carthage/ Cartagena By Caridad Svich

This work has stopped touring and will be placed in the archive , but you can order a copy of the full film on our estore soon or at

Contact- Signdance Collective

"I would highly recommend supporting such a unique, fresh and generous company who are trailblazers in immersive and interactive performance" Bangor University

'SDC produces high-quality work, which is moving, comic, spectacular, and engaging'

SDC is the dance theatre company born on the margins of society, the integrity of their practice has won much acclaim and praise over three decades. AMI AWARDS,



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