About Jamie Rea
Jamie Rea is a multidisciplinary artist and deaf performer, visual artist; raised in Northern Ireland and living in Glasgow since 2015. His first language is BSL. He was a member of the first cohort of students in the RCS BA Performance in BSL and English, graduated in 2018. He has collaborated with cultural organisations across Scotland Including Electric Creative, NTS, BUZZCUT, Take Me Somewhere, Solar Bear and Raw Material; Across England including Deafinitely and FUEL.
He is also a BSL consultant (including embedding access, hosting and promotion, workshop leader. This year 2020, I recently collaborated with Shoot Your Shot, the Pride fundraiser. He wanted to show the unique talents of Deaf artists and performers and raise awareness in theatre industries. Jamie wanted to deepen existing skills to build new festivals and artist development structures to advocate for deaf artists in Scotland as for 2021 he will be in Take Me Somewhere team on producing placement for 2021 Festival.